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The local premieres of award-winning Italian film
Films in original language with English subtitles.
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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 98 screenings nationwide.
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.
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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!
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!
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!