by Francesco Bruni
A troubled 22-year-old Alessandro starts work as a carer of an old poet, Giorgio. This becomes the beginning of an unusual friendship where their two very different worlds will comically intertwine.
Director and Screenwriter Francesco Bruni will be attending the screening.
by Sergio Castellitto
Fortunata lives in the suburbs of Rome. Alone, after a bitter divorce, she struggles to guarantee her eight-years-old daughter a decent life, whilst nurturing the dream of a beauty salon. Fortunata was successfully presented at Cannes Film Festival.
The films within this event, Ambaradan (short by Amin Nour and Paolo Negro) and Per un Figlio/For a Son (feature by Suranga Deshapriya Katugampala), explores the 'othering' and the disconnect prompted by migrant heritage. While the themes are universal, both films take place within Italy, a country still coming to terms with the changing ...
a film by Thanos Anastopoulos and Davide Del Degan
L'ultima Spiaggia tells the stories of beach-goers at a popular beach located in Trieste, in the Northeast of Italy, where a wall still separates men from women. This is a film about boundaries, identities and discrimination. A tragicomedy on human nature.
CinemaItaliaUK in collaboration with Theatralia - EFG London Jazz Festival and Monk Misterioso presents the documentary by Gianfranco Cabiddu, Director of the acclaimed "The Stuff of Dreams", about Fabrizio De Andrè and his relationship with Sardinia and his last tour before his untimely death in 1999.
The screening will be accompanied by ...
A film by Fabio Mollo
"Paolo is a disillusioned gay man. Mia is pregnant, rogue and alone. They meet by chance and start a journey together, across Italy, where the search for Mia’s family becomes a metaphor of the search for their own future and destiny."
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...
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."
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 ...
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 ...