The Italian Cultural Center is pleased to extend an invitation to attend the 4th annual Italian Film Festival of Minneapolis/ St. Paul. In collaboration with the Istituto Italiano di Cultura of Chicago, the Consulate General of Italy in Chicago and the Minneapolis College of Art & Design, the ICC will be bringing prominent contemporary Italian feature films to the Twin Cities.
The film festival will be held March 30 through April 1, 2012, at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design. A variety of recently released Italian films will take our moviegoers on a spectacular journey through the landscapes and stories of Italy and its people. Come and celebrate with us. Vi aspettiamo!
Opening Night: Friday, March 30thAn evening with Caravaggio6:00 PM Italian food & beverages available for purchase
7:00 PM Baroque music from Consortium Carissimi
7:40 PM An introduction to the art and times of Caravaggio by Dr. Roberta Bartoli, University of Minnesota
8:00 PM "Caravaggio" movie.
The following movies will be shown at this year's festival:
Fughe e approdiReturn to the Aeolian Islands (2010) – Documentary - 80 min.
Director: Giovanna Taviani
Winner Festival de Cine Italiano de Madrid 2011
Una vita tranquilla
A Quiet Life (2010) – Crime, Drama - 105 min.
Director: Claudio Cupellini
Senza arte né parte
Make a Fake (2011) – Comedy - 90 min.
Director: Giovanni Albanese
Into Paradise (2010) – Drama - 104 min.
Director: Paola Randi
20 Cigarettes (2010) – Drama - 94 min.
Director: Aureliano Amadei
Winner David Giovani 2011 (Academy of Italian Cinema)
For movie descriptions and schedule, click here.
All films will be shown in Italian with English subtitles.