Regional Cinema
 
 
 
Drama
 
il camino della esperanza
il camino della esperanza
il camino della esperanza

Il cammino della speranza – The Path of Hope (Pietro Germi – 1950)

Right from the opening scene where you see the village women all veiled in black waiting patiently outside the mine for their husbands who refuse to come up to avoid the mine closing – you see direct similarities with another N...
 
Drama
 
terraferma italian cinema
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...
Danesi (Rome - 1905)


 
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
 

Open Roads 2013: E’ stato il figlio – It was the Son (Daniele Cipri – 2012)

It’s June, so that means it’s time for Open Roads: New Italian Cinema 2013 at New York’s Lincoln Film Society. It’s a fantastic annual festival that brings some of the freshest voices in Italian Cinema, thus breaking the chain ...
 
Documentary
 

Open Roads 2010: Passione (John Turturro – 2010)

23 songs shot in 21 days would be the skinniest premise for an otherwise very passionate musical journey by John Turturro into the cultural alleys and pathways of a very special city – Napoli. [youtube width=”615...