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October 2017

Il Padre D’Italia

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October 15, 2017 @ 3:30 pm
£10

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Genesis Cinema, 93-95 Mile End Rd,
London, E1 4UJ United Kingdom

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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."

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November 2017

Faber in Sardegna & L’ultimo concerto

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November 14, 2017 @ 7:30 pm
£12

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The Regent Street Cinema, 309 Regent St
London, W1B 2HW United Kingdom

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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 performance by jazz singer Filomena Campus and Cleveland Watkiss, winner of the London Jazz Awards for Best Vocalist in 2010 and was voted Wire/Guardian Jazz Awards best…

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L’ultima Spiaggia (The Last Resort)

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November 19, 2017 @ 3:30 pm
£10

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Genesis Cinema, 93-95 Mile End Rd,
London, E1 4UJ United Kingdom

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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.

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December 2017

LMFF: Per un Figlio/For a Son + Q&A

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December 3, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
£10

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Genesis Cinema, 93-95 Mile End Rd,
London, E1 4UJ United Kingdom

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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 texture of its society. The films will be followed by a Q&A with Angelo Boccato (journalist), Paolo Negro (Ambaradan's director) and others tbc.

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Fortunata

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December 10, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
£10

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Genesis Cinema, 93-95 Mile End Rd,
London, E1 4UJ United Kingdom

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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.

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Tutto quello che vuoi + Q&A with Francesco Bruni

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December 13, 2017 @ 7:30 pm
£12

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The Regent Street Cinema, 309 Regent St
London, W1B 2HW United Kingdom

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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.

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January 2018

Sharp Families & Arrivederci Clerkenwell + Q&A

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January 16 @ 7:30 pm
£12

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The Regent Street Cinema, 309 Regent St
London, W1B 2HW United Kingdom

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CinemaItaliaUK kicks off 2018 with a special programme that explores London’s Little Italy and the historical ties between communities in Italy and the UK. Sharp Families by Patrick Grassi tells the story of the descendants of Dolomites knife grinders who migrate to London to make of their craft a family empire. Arrivederci Clerkenwell by Nicola Gallani is a journey across the Little Italy of Clerkenwell, the historical core of the Italian community in London.

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Gatta Cenerentola (18)

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January 21 @ 3:30 pm
£10

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Genesis Cinema, 93-95 Mile End Rd,
London, E1 4UJ United Kingdom

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Directed by Alessandro Rak, Ivan Cappiello, Dario Sansone and Marino Guarnieri. Cenerentola struggles to escape the shadow and evil schemes of her stepmother and six stepsisters who all live aboard the Megaride, a ship stuck in the port of a decaying future Naples. "One of the best Italian animated films of recent years" (Variety) Featuring the voices of Massimiliano Gallo, Maria Pia Calzone, Mariano Rigillo, Renato Carpentieri and Alessandro Gassmann. This film has been rated 18.

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February 2018

Dove Cadono Le Ombre (18) + Q&A with Director

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February 11 @ 3:30 pm
£10

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Genesis Cinema, 93-95 Mile End Rd,
London, E1 4UJ United Kingdom

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a film by Valentina Pedicini. What ties the past of a young nurse to an apparently quiet old lady in a nursing home? CinemaItaliaUk presents a little masterpiece of recent Italian cinema to rediscover a tragic history of ethnic cleansing in Switzerland during the Twentieth Century. Director Valentina Pedicini will attend the Q&A. Please note this film is rated 18.

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Il colore nascosto delle cose + Q&A with Silvio Soldini

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February 20 @ 7:30 pm
£12

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The Regent Street Cinema, 309 Regent St
London, W1B 2HW United Kingdom

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Teo is a successful advertiser and a womanizer to boot! When he meets Emma, a lively, blind osteopath, his life changes: he will find himself in a relationship that will push his own point of view to a different level. A poignant and moving story by Silvio Soldini – a further step in the world of blind people after his successful documentary Per Altri Occhi.  

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