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Open Roads: A Quick Look Behind the Scenes

Every year, Open Roads, co-presented by the Film Society of Lincoln Center and Istituto Luce Cinecittà, offers a diverse and extensive experience of contemporary Italian cinema,...

Come Find Us at Cinecittà!

Giuseppe Basso

Giuseppe Basso has worked at Cinecittà for roughly ten years, three as the studio’s CEO. Now he’s launching a column in i-ItalyNY to celebrate the return of Rome’s...

Lincoln Center Pays Tribute to Anna Magnani

i. I.

A special series dedicated to the film work of iconic Italian actress Anna Magnani, May 18 – June 1. The 24-title retrospective will screen entirely on 35mm and 16mm.

The Secrets of Perfect Strangers: Interview with Paolo Genovese

Natasha Lardera

Paolo Genovese, the director and co-writer of Perfect Strangers, the Italian box office hit on how cell phones and social media have entered into fragile territories and affect...

A Young Italian Director Comes of Age: Paola Bernardini and City of Dreams

MIchael Moore

We sat down for a long conversation via Skype with Paola Bernardini about her "City of Dreams", an eighteen-minute short about two runaways boys who are convinced that life must...

Record of Italian Films in Competition at Venezia 72

Natasha Lardera

Four Are the Italian Films in Competition at Venezia. Rumors were confirmed that 'Sangue del mio sangue' by Marco Bellocchio, 'A bigger splash' by Luca Guadagnino, 'L'attesa' by...

Ringo Starr Turns 75, Between Music and Cinema

Alessio Shostak

Mr Starkey is blowing out 75 candles this Tuesday 7th July. As the least attractive and ingenious, yet possibly the most likeable Beatle, the mischievous Ringo Starr has had an...

Celebrating 90 Years of Istituto Luce Cinecittà with 9X10 Novanta

Natasha Lardera

Open Roads: New Italian Cinema, taking place June 4­11, is bringing, among several feature length films by emerging talents and esteemed veterans, 9 x 10 Novanta, nine shorts...

Emerging Film Talents and Esteemed Veterans

Natasha Lardera

Now in its fourteenth year, Open Roads brings the most diverse and extensive lineup of contemporary Italian films to North America.

The Rebirth of Cinecittà. American Productions are Back!

Cinzia Gubbini

Interview with Chief executive officer di Cinecittà Studios spa, Giuseppe Basso. The Mecca of international film in the 50’s, once again attracts foreign productions,...

Guardando con Michelangelo Antonioni, By Renato Zacchia

A. V.

A photographic exhibition of 30 rare images (30x40” B/W and color prints) of Michelangelo Antonioni, during the shooting of one of his last documentaries (Sicily, 1997).

Sworn Virgin in Laura Bispuri's Words

Natasha Lardera

Sworn Virgin by Italian director Laura Bispuri won the 2015 Nora Ephron Prize at the 14th edition of the Tribeca Film Festival. The film tells the story of Mark, an Albanian man,...

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