Posts Tagged ‘sicily’
 
 
 
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...
 
cafe Pellicola Live
 
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LUCA_VULLO_BIO2
LUCA_VULLO_BIO2

Watch our 11/23/14 cafe Pellicola Live interview with filmmaker Luca Vullo

We hosted live conversation (in English) with Luca Vullo, a versatile filmmaker that has made several documentaries, short films, music videos and commercials, winners of prizes on international festivals. Luca shared insights ...
Illy (Trieste - 1933)


 
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...
 
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 ...