Italian cinema’s "Open Roads" at New York’s Lincoln Center
04/06/2010 - Giorgio Diritti’s The Man Who Will Come [trailer, film focus] today opened the 10th edition of Open Roads-New Italian Cinema, a presentation to American audiences of some of the most noteworthy Italian films of the past season. The event held at New York’s Lincoln Center will run through June 10.
Open Roads is organized by Cinecittà Luce and the Film Society of Lincoln Center. The films, selected by Richard Pena, Program Director della Film Society and director of the New York Film Festival, with the help of Antonio Monda, include Alessandro Angelini’s Keep Your Head Up [trailer], Gabriele Salvatores’ Happy Family [trailer], Carlo Verdone’s Io Loro e Lara [trailer], Giuseppe Tornatore’s Baarìa [trailer], Rocco Papaleo’s Basilicata coast to coast [trailer], Susanna Nicchiarelli’s Cosmonauta [trailer], Giuseppe Capotondi’s The Double Hour [trailer, film focus], Paolo Virzì’s La prima cosa bella [trailer], Gabriele Muccino’s Kiss Me Again [trailer], Pietro Marcello’s The Mouth of the Wolf [trailer, film focus], Alessandro Aronadio’s Due vite per caso [trailer], John Turturro’s Rehearsal for a Sicilian Tragedy, Valerio Mieli’s Ten Winters [trailer, film focus] and The White Space [trailer] by Francesca Comencini. There will also be a special tribute to director Bruno Bozzetto.
Open Roads will also hold a retrospective on Ferzan Ozpetek at UCLA in Los Angeles .
(Translated from Italian)