Open Roads: Italian cinema in New York
by Vittoria Scarpa
- The festival bringing Italy’s most recent best films to the United States is in its 13th edition. Among the 12 selected are films by Bellocchio, Ciprì, Corsicato and Tognazzi
Today marks the first day of Open Roads: New Italian Cinema, which will be running until June 12 in New York. The festival has been bringing the best of Italy’s recent films to the United States every year for the last thirteen years. As part of this important event, 12 films have been selected for audiences, the press and cinema industry players. The event is organised by the Film Society at the Lincoln Center and the Luce Cinecittà Institute in collaboration with the Italian Institute for Culture in New York.
The films selected by Open Roads 2013, which will be screened at the Lincoln Center, are: Every Blessed Day [+see also:
interview: Luca Marinelli
film profile] by Paolo Virzì (photo), Dormant Beauty [+see also:
interview: Marco Bellocchio
film profile] by Marco Bellocchio, The Discovery at Dawn by Susanna Nicchiarelli, Nina by Elisa Fuksas, The First Man [+see also:
film profile] by Gianni Amelio, Piazza Fontana: The Italian Conspiracy [+see also:
film profile] by Marco Tullio Giordana, I Travel Alone [+see also:
film profile] by Maria Sole Tognazzi, Pretty Butterflies [+see also:
film profile] by Salvatore Mereu, It Was The Son [+see also:
film profile] by Daniele Ciprì, The Face of Another by Pappi Corsicato, Handmade Cinema by Guido Torlonia and The Rescue by Giovanna Taviani.
Accompanying their works of art to New York will be Marco Bellocchio and Francesca Calvelli, Daniele Ciprì and Pappi Corsicato, Maria Sole Tognazzi and Susanna Nicchiarelli, Giovanna Taviani, Elisa Fuksas, Salvatore Mereu, Guido Torlonia and Luca Marinelli. The programme will also include meetings with major American and European distributors. This year, Open Roads is a part of the project “2013 Anno della Cultura Italiana negli Stati Uniti” (literally: 2013 the year of Italian culture in the United States).
(Translated from Italian)
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