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L'avventura
Michelangelo Antonioni invented a new film grammar with this masterwork. An iconic piece of challenging 1960's cinema and a gripping narrative on its own terms, L'AVVENTURA concerns the enigmatic disappearance of a young woman during a yachting trip off the…
Umberto D.
This neorealist masterpiece by Vittorio De Sica follows an elderly pensioner as he strives to make ends meet during Italy's postwar economic recovery. Alone except for his dog, Flike, Umberto (Carlo Battisti) struggles to maintain his dignity in a city…
The Days of Abandonment - I Giorni Dell'abbandono
Olga's life is shattered when her husband abandons her. This prompts her to fall into a period of self-degradation and self-destructive behaviors. At first Olga is in denial and tries to win him back, but when she sees him with…
Troubling Love - L'amore Molesto
What happened to Amalia? Who was with her the night she died? Her daughter Delia is saddened by the news, but not surprised. She considers her mother to be a disgrace even before she hears of the sordid circumstances of…
Perfect Strangers - Perfetti sconosciuti
Paolo Genovese's multi award-winning comedy of manners is a fiendishly clever take on decorum in the age of smartphones. During a dinner party, seven friends decide to play a dangerous game. The attendees place their cellphones on the table and…
Renoir
Set on the French Riviera in the summer of 1915, Jean Renoir -- son of the Impressionist painter, Pierre-Auguste -- returns home to convalesce after being wounded in World War I. At his side is Andree, a young woman who…
The Beginning of Life - Breakthroughs in Neo-Natal Neuroscience
One of the greatest neuroscience breakthroughs is having discovered that babies are far more than a genetic load. The development of all human beings lies on the combination of genetics, the quality of the relationships and the environment they are…
Discipline
This brilliant dark comedic short screened in more than 270 festivals, receiving critical acclaim and winning many international prizes. It's 9:30pm in a grocery store in Lausanne, Switzerland. The place is run by Egyptians. In a moment of anger, a…
Fellini's 8 1/2
Searching for the creativity required to deliver his next movie and hassled by industry figures, his wife and his mistress, a film director (Mastroianni) retreats into a world of memories, dreams and fantasies to escape his tormentors. The result is…
La Dolce Vita
Marcello (Marcello Mastroianni) is a young playboy and jaded journalist who spends his days between celebrities and rich people, seeking ephemeral joy in parties and sex. When a famous film star comes to Rome, he does everything he can to…
Love is All You Need
Two families are brought together for a wedding in a beautiful old Italian villa. Ida (Dyrholm) is preparing to take a trip to Sorrento with her husband Leif to attend the wedding of their daughter Astrid and her fiance, Patrick.…
The Great Beauty
65-year-old Jep Gambardella (the phenomenal Toni Servillo) is a jaded journalist and wealthy bon vivant whose early promise as a novelist has never been fulfilled, though his infamy remains. He lives in a luxurious apartment overlooking the Colosseum and is…
The Howl 
The Howl is a true surrealist cult classic, filled with eye-shattering imagery, visual jokes, impossible characters, riotous comedy, and punk rock music well before its time. A young bride escapes her wedding ceremony with a stranger and together they set…
Somm - A Tasteful Sip into the World of Master Sommeliers
How much do you think you know about wine? The Court of Master Sommeliers is one of the world's most prestigious and exclusive organizations. Since its inception, fewer than 200 candidates have reached the exalted Master level. The Master Sommelier…
Like Crazy - La pazza gioia
A tale of friendship that is as touching and compassionate as it is freewheeling and kinetic. Beatrice is a motor-mouthed fantasist, a self-styled billionaire countess who believes she's on intimate terms with world leaders. Donatella is a tattooed introvert, a…
The Silence
Fatma and her mother are kurdish refugees in Italy. On their visit to the doctor, Fatma has to translate what the doctor tells to her mother, but she keeps silent. Nominated for the Palme d'Or for Best Short Film at…
Night on Earth
Five Taxis. Five Cities. One Night. In one night, across the world, five taxi drivers experience five very different rides. In LA, a flustered agent recognises star quality in her driver, while New York in all its glory defeats a…
Deadly Sweet
Starring a seventeen-year-old beauty-contest winner, DEADLY SWEET is a most unusual crime story. In the film, a French actor finds his business contact lying murdered on the floor. Rather than call the police, he decides to protect the young woman…
Bread And Tulips
A woman's fairy tale of hope, a day trip just to get away is the starting point of a new life. Life's little turning points often come in the plainest forms. A casual encounter, a little oversight, a strange coincidence,…
Hotel Splendid - How an Italian Hotel Became Home for African Refugees
Selected to screen at the prestigious Society for Visual Anthropology Film Festival, this award-winning film is an intimate account of a community of migrants from Africa who are living in an Italian hotel converted into an emergency refugee camp. The…