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Welcome to the Italian Film Festival USA!

Join Us!
Join us on a cinematic tour of Italy--all while in the comfortable seats of a venue near you!

Enjoy sixteen recent Italian films--captivating dramas, wonderful comedies, and interesting documentaries--at one of 100 screenings nationwide.

Mailing List
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Twelfth Edition
The 2016 edition brings you the best line-up of recent Italian cinema with films from award-winning directors, as well as debut films from exciting new talent.

This is your chance to see the latest and best in Italian film.

Thank You!
Sincere thanks to all festival sponsors for your ongoing support! If you would like to support the Italian Film Festival USA, please visit our Be A Sponsor page.

Meet the Director!
Brunella Filì will introduce her award-winning documentary Emergency Exit: Young Italians Abroad  at screenings in Detroit and St. Louis.

There will be Q&A sessions after the film. Please join us in welcoming Brunella to the USA!

Brunella Fili

Alberto Zambenedetti

Meet the Producer!
Alberto Zambenedetti will introduce his documentary Before Neorealism: Italy's Forgotten Cinema at a screening in Cleveland.

There will be Q&A sessions after the film. Please join us in welcoming Alberto to Cleveland!

The Venues
Screenings are held in one of twenty-three beautiful venues nationwide, such as the Detroit Film Theatre, built in 1927, which has 1,200 seats!

Detrit Film Theatre

Italy in US
The Italian Film Festival USA is honored to be listed on the website Italy in Us, the Cultural Portal by the Italian diplomatic network in the U.S. Check out other events nationwide!
Stefano Fresi

Director and Actor Greetings!
Stefano Fresi, star of The Legendary Giulia, Matteo Bini and Giorgio Pasotti, directors of I, Harlequin, Walter Veltroni, director of The Children Know, and Cosima Spender, director of Palio, have prerecorded greetings specifically for you, the Italian Film Festival USA audience, that will be shown prior to the screening of their films!

Matteo Bini

Giorgio Pasotti Walter Veltroni Cosima Spender