Premiere: La Leggenda di Bob Wind

A movie by Dario Baldi "The life and times of Roberto Cimetta, unsung hero of Italian theatre, an enthusiastic experimenter who helped to create and develop international festivals of theatre like the one in Lisbon. A young journalist, Anna, decides to rediscover his story across the memories and reflections of his friends and collaborat... More

IL PERMESSO – 48 ORE FUORI

A movie by Claudio Amendola "Luigi. Donato. Rossana. Angelo. Four persons, four prisoners whose life is followed in the 48 hours of their furlough out of a prison in the suburbs of Rome. All of them haunted by their past, they try to take advantage of this short time in the real world to make a significant twist on their lives." More

L’ORA LEGALE + Q&A

A comedy by Ficarra & Picone. The new mayor of a small town in Southern Italy vows to bring back education and legality. But when his promises become a strong reality, his citizen, scared, manage to get rid of him with the help of his two brothers-in-law. CinemaItaliaUk starts his new season with the most successful comedy of the ... More

LA STOFFA DEI SOGNI + Q&A

a movie by Gianfranco Cabiddu. “A company of actors is wrecked, together with a group of dangerous members of Camorra, on the shores of an island in the middle of the Mediterranean. On these bases, a real comedy develops, full of turns of events directly inspired by Shakespeare’s Tempest. Here comes to light a deep narrative line ... More

Varichina + Q&A

a documentary film by by Mariangela Barbanente and Antonio Palumbo "This is the story of Lorenzo De Santis (played by actor Totò Onnis), called "Varichina", a gay man which defied the bigot society of Bari in the ‘70s. He used his colorful will to live to resist to the open hostility of a homophobic community. This is a story of love, ... More

BODY OF EVIDENCE: A Killer Selection of Crime Shorts

in collaboration with Shorts on Tap.  Time to unleash 7 gripping, chilling, dark short films for our thriller-thirsty audience. Clues, investigations, crime scenes for a nerve-wrecking night of the very best thriller production available in short format. A journey across crime scenes, blood stains, psychopaths and other cheerful stuff. ... More

UK PREMIRE: Liberami + Q&A

a documentary film by Federica Di Giacomo.  "Providing a sober look at an area more typically relegated to horror movies, Federica Di Giacomo’s Liberami explores the Sicily-based exorcism efforts of Father Cataldo, a veteran sought out in increasing numbers by Catholics who suspect they may be possessed." In collaboration with ... More

In Guerra Per Amore (At War With Love) + Q&A

a film by Pif. "The year is 1943, and Arturo is in love with beautiful fellow Italian Flora, who is however promised to the son of a New York mafia boss. The girl’s father lives in a small town in Sicily, and to ask his permission for his daughter’s hand in marriage in person, Arturo’s only option is to enlist in the American army, ... More

La Decima Vittima (The Tenth Victim) + Q&A

In the future, society has evolved past wars, utilizing a televised murder show call the "Big Hunt." Caroline Meredith is a hunter looking to kill her tenth victim, after which she can retire wealthy. Her prey, Marcello Polletti, does his best to avoid her traps. After a deal with a sponsor, Meredith plans to kill Polletti on camera as part of a commercial. However, romantic feelings between the combatants start to complicate the hunt. More

Babylon Sisters

Babylon Sisters + Q&A

Kamla and her parents have just moved in a rundown building on the outskirts of Trieste together with other immigrant families… More