New Italian film days from 24 to 29 January at Kinoteka

The screening of the latest Italian films, titled ‘Cinema Italia Oggi Balcani, will start on January 24 at Kinoteka in Belgrade and will last until January 29, with the 10 most successful Italian films from the last three years featured.

In February, Italian films will be screened throughout Serbia and the region – at the Montenegrin Kinoteka in Podgorica, at the Novi Sad Cultural Centre and the Niš Cultural Centre.

The event will begin on January 24 with the screening of the film “Maldetta Primavera” (2020), directed by Elisa Amoruso, which has already been successfully screened at nine festivals around the world, followed by Guido Chiesa’s comedy “Cambio Tutto” (2020) and “A Chiara” (2021), directed by Jonas Carpignano, winner of 5 awards at the festivals of Cannes (Label Europa Cinemas), Lisbon (for Best Actress), Seville (for Best Director), Stockholm (for Best Cinematography) and Zurich (for Best International Film).

Coming up next is Leonardo di Costanza’s drama “Ariaferma” (2021), which has been screened at 15 festivals worldwide, Phaim Bhuiyan’s “Bangla” (2019), winner of the David di Donatello Award (so-called Golden Globe of Italy) and European Film Festival Award for the best young director, as well as the Sindacato Giornalisti Cinematografici Italiani Award for best comedy of the year.

Also on the repertoire will be the film “Californie” (2021) by Alessandro Cassigoli and Casey Kauffman, and “The Legionnaire” (2021) by Hleb Papou, who won the award for best young director at the 2021 Locarno Film Festival for this film.

Next is the screening of “I Predatori” (2020), directed by Pietro Castellitto, which won four awards (David di Donatello for best young director, Italian film journalists’ Award for best director and best supporting actor and the Venice Film Festival Award for the best screenplay).

This presentation of the latest Italian film achievements aims at promoting the new Italian films in Serbia and Montenegro, with the help of the Italian Institute of Culture in Belgrade, Cinecittà and the Yugoslav Film Archive (Kinoteka), with the support of the Italian embassy in Belgrade and Podgorica.

(Krstarica, 20.01.2022)


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