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Festivals / Italy

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

The Noir in Festival to unspool in December and hand out the Caligari Prize

The Noir in Festival to unspool in December and hand out the Caligari Prize

The event combining literature and film is back with a prize to reward the best Italian crime movie of 2017, plus an international competition chock-full of European titles  

22/11/2017 | Festivals | Italy

Margherita Buy, Sergio Castellitto and Cristian Mungiu at the Ventotene Film Festival

Margherita Buy, Sergio Castellitto and Cristian Mungiu at the Ventotene Film Festival

The three actors/directors will receive the Wind of Europe Award at this year’s edition of the festival, which takes place from 24 July to 2 August on the Pontine island  

20/07/2017 | Festivals | Italy

The press room at L’Isola del Cinema awards Pif

The press room at L’Isola del Cinema awards Pif

The L’Altra Cronaca Award goes to the director of At War with Love: “I draw my films from reality, but the next one won’t be about the mafia”  

17/07/2017 | Festivals | Italy

First and second Italian films to screen at the Ortigia Film Festival

First and second Italian films to screen at the Ortigia Film Festival

The ninth edition of the film gathering will unspool in Syracuse from 15-22 July; the feature competition will be opened by Annarita Zambrano’s After the War  

12/07/2017 | Festivals | Italy