Last weekend, Ronn and I spent some time with alot of our Italian friends and celebrated the Taormina Film Festival’s debut in Los Angeles. Spear headed by Tizianna Rocca the festival featured the movie, “Brave Miss World” which was produced by Gregory Peck’s daughter, Cecelia and was a documentary about a former Miss World who was raped in Italy and her journey to heal and inspire other rape victims to speak out.
After an award presentation by Ronn and actor Jim Caviezel, We enjoyed an afterparty at Cecelia Peck’s home and hung out with supermodel Cheryl Tiegs, Nastasha Kinski and Valeria Golino. Tiziana Rocca, general manager of the Taormina Film Fest since 2012, has been largely innovating the historic Sicilian festival, founded in 1955. Her main concerns are to celebrate and foster Italian young talents, as well as to assure female filmmakers of an equal visibility as their male counterparts. Two years ago, Ronn and I attended the festival in Sicily and had a wonderful time.
We were very happy to hang out with our “Bruna In Beverly Hills” director Max Leonida and his wife Paola and we love our Italian friends. So being a part of the Taormina Film Festival again here in our home town was a special treat. Since Italy is a second home to us and we are way overdue for a visit, it is safe to say, we may be going there soon! In the meantime, we are easing into 2016 and getting prepared for all the awesome things it will bring us!
Sending lots of love and light to our friends we have recently lost who will forever be in our hearts! It is hard to believe how many amazing people we have lost in the past few weeks. Natalie Cole, Glenn Frey and David Bowie’s passing really had an effect on both Ronn and I and has made their music even more special to us. Life is so precious and we try to be grateful each and every day for all the blessings in our lives. Part of those blessings is the wonderful warmth we receive each day online from you guys. Please know that we don’t take anything for granted and appreciate all the wonderful emails, tweets, cards, Facebook posts and Periscope comments, so please keep them coming! You guys brighten our day!!
It is so nice you appreciate people that comment and love the both of you.
Oh yes it is so very sad all those passings it must be a Rockin time in heaven now. Luckely we still have all their beautiful music they will never be forget
We are very glad with you both guys.Appreciate all the things you both share with us not many would do that. Sending ❤️ From Antwerp
Hi Devin, Great post and wonderful pictures.
Sending my virtual best and lots of love ♥, Lilian
Hey Dev and Ronn, u are very welcome and I appreciate everything u are doing for us, yr fans – all yr scopes, all chats, all pics, all messages, all likes. I m very proud to be yr loyal fan. I love ya both very very much. Sending (((bighug))) from Slovakia Kat.
I Devronn just stopping by to say Hi and I know you both looking forward to Valentines Although, something tells me its Valentine day all through the year, in your world
Looking forward to all the Cupid Post
Love you both
Love you on the live fb feed All the best to you and Ronn Cupid is coming your way