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Festivals / Italy

Visioni dal Mondo to make Milan the documentary capital

Visioni dal Mondo to make Milan the documentary capital

The 'real-life' cinema event unspools in Milan from 13-16 September and will be welcoming this year’s sponsor, Lorenza Indovina; the 4th edition boasts 30 Italian and international premieres  

19/07 | Festivals | Italy

A Violent Life wins at Vive le Cinéma

A Violent Life wins at Vive le Cinéma

Two films that scooped up awards at the festival dedicated to French cinema in Lecce will be distributed in Italy  

18/07 | Festivals | Italy/France

Taormina Film Fest to kick off on 14 July

Taormina Film Fest to kick off on 14 July

The festival will boost a new artistic director, international guests such as Rupert Everett and world premieres such as Restiamo amici by Antonello Grimaldi and Hands of God by Roberto Romani  

10/07 | Festivals | Italy

Rome's 11th Festa del cinema bulgaro set to kick off on 28 June

Rome's 11th Festa del cinema bulgaro set to kick off on 28 June

Victor Bojinov, Zornitsa Sophia Popgantcheva and Stephan Komandarev will be among the many guests taking part in the competition, which runs until 1 July at Rome’s Casa del Cinema  

25/06 | Festivals | Italy/Bulgaria

The MIX Festival of Lesbian, Gay and Queer Culture cinema returns to Milan

The MIX Festival of Lesbian, Gay and Queer Culture cinema returns to Milan

The festival, taking place from 21 to 24 June, is opened by Favola by Sebastiano Mauri, featuring Filippo Timi, and is welcoming guests Trudie Styler and Alex Lawther with their film Freak Show  

19/06 | Festivals | Italy

The Pesaro Film Fest celebrates women and 1968

The Pesaro Film Fest celebrates women and 1968

The 54th edition of the festival is due to take place from 16 to 23 June and will include various premieres, along with some unique “free-thinking” films  

08/06 | Festivals | Italy

Samouni Road is due to open Sicilia Queer Filmfest

Samouni Road is due to open Sicilia Queer Filmfest

Stefano Savona's film, winner of the Best Documentary award at Cannes, will kick off the eighth edition of the festival on 31 May, which is scheduled to take place in Palermo until 6 June  

23/05 | Festivals | Italy

Birgit Minichmayr to open Bolzano Filmfestival Bozen 2018

Birgit Minichmayr to open Bolzano Filmfestival Bozen 2018

The Austrian actress will open the 32nd edition of the festival, which focuses on Italian, German, Swiss and Austrian cinema, with the film Animals on 10 April. Lithuania is this year’s guest country  

21/03 | Festivals | Italy

Ten Italian films winging their way to Barcelona

Ten Italian films winging their way to Barcelona

The Barcelona Italian Film Festival is back from 15-19 December, once again showcasing the crème de la crème of this year’s Italian films in the Catalonian capital  

12/12/2017 | Festivals | Italy/Spain

Milan's Filmmaker International Film Festival to welcome research cinema

Milan's Filmmaker International Film Festival to welcome research cinema

The 2017 edition is set to open on Friday 1 December with Laurent Cantet's The Workshop. The programme boasts 103 titles, of which 21 will be world-premiering and 20 are due to premiere in Italy  

28/11/2017 | Festivals | Italy