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terraferma italian cinema
terraferma italian cinema

Terraferma (Emanuele Crialese – 2011)

These days I have roughly an hour commute time between 8AM-9AM, so I find myself spending the time listening to Italian live radio broadcast (thank you TuneIn Radio app). This is one of the blessings of broadband streaming; you...
 
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meet_for_coffee
meet_for_coffee

Watch our 8/11/14 cafe Pellicola Live Hangout featuring Italian cinema expert, Professor Pasquale Verdicchio

It’s been something we wanted to do for a while now. You know that feeling, your passion, technology and great people you meet along the way that make it possible to do great things. Cafe Pellicola Live is such initiative. We a...
Illy (Trieste - 1933)


 
Drama
 
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street2
street2

Open Roads 2014: Via Castellana Bandiera – A Street in Palermo (Emma Dante – 2013)

It’s that time of the year, an absolute treat. I am obviously talking about the annual Italian Cinema festival, Open Roads, that takes place every June at Lincoln Film Center. It’s a rare opportunity to get access to some of th...
 
Documentary
 
i fantasmi di san berillo
i fantasmi di san berillo
i fantasmi di san berillo

ItalianDocsOnline 2014: i fantasmi di San Berillo – The Ghosts of San Berillo (Edoardo Morabito – 2013)

Italian Cinema London has  launched today a week-long online festival dedicated to Italian documentaries, aptly called ItalianDocsOnline.  It’s a quite innovative program that exposes audiences around the world with some ...
 
Comedy
 
Il magnifico cornuto – The Magnificent Cuckold (Antonio Pietrangeli – 1964)
Il magnifico cornuto – The Magnificent Cuckold (Antonio Pietrangeli – 1964)
Il magnifico cornuto – The Magnificent Cuckold (Antonio Pietrangeli – 1964)

Il magnifico cornuto – The Magnificent Cuckold (Antonio Pietrangeli – 1964)

In this classic Italian comedy director Antonio Pietrangeli juxtaposes extra indulgence with absurdity as key ingredients that drive rich couple from northern city Brescia to completely lose it.  Claudia Cardinale and Ugo Togna...