Tag: Movie

Screening: Come Prima, Più di Prima, T’Amerò (for World AIDS Day 2017)

On the occasion of World AIDS Day 2017 #WAS2017 Come prima, più di prima, t’amerò [Like Before, More Than Before, I Will Love You] (Documentary, Italy, 1995, 60 min.) In ITALIAN with ENGLISH subtitles Directed by Daniele Segre A film dedicated to the...

/ December 1, 2017

Screening: The Structure of Crystal (1969)

Two meteorologists argue about the meaning of life and whether more time should be focused on joy or work. Physicist John worked as a meteorologist. He lives in a small village with his wife, a teacher. Meanwhile, his friend from...

/ November 28, 2017

Screening: Taranta on the Road

This event is part of the 2017 edition of N.I.C.E. (New Italian Cinema Events). Taranta on the Road (Comedy/Drama, Italy, 2017, 80 min.) In ITALIAN with ENGLISH subtitles. Directed by Salvatore Allocca. Written by Salvatore Allocca, Amara Lakhous, Emiliano Corapi. Starring Emmanuele Aita, Nabiha Akkari. Followed by a...

/ November 17, 2017

Screening: Franca, Chaos and Creation (2016)

This event is part of the 2017 edition of N.I.C.E. (New Italian Cinema Events) Franca: Chaos and Creation (Documentary, 2016, Italy, 80 min.) In ENGLISH and ITALIAN with ENGLISH subtitles Directed by Francesco Carrozzini Followed by a Q&A with director Francesco Carrozzini in conversation...

/ November 14, 2017

New Finnish Cinema: Gold Digger / Onnenonkija

Marja is a fashion blogger, living the lifestyle she envisioned—but she’s broke. By chance, Marja meets Olavi, working at a warehouse, without realizing that he’s the heir to a large fortune. She doesn’t know how to be poor—he doesn’t know...

/ November 8, 2017

New Finnish Cinema: Absolution / Henkesi Edestä

Kiia and Lauri are speeding down a dark country road, anxious to reach the hospital because Kiia has gone into premature labour. Their car hits something. Lauri goes to take a look, and tells his wife he saw nothing. They...

/ November 1, 2017

Normal Autistic Film

Children with autism don’t suffer from an incurable disease. They suffer because they are neurodiverse in a world set up for neurotypicals. With that perspective, Miroslav Janek embarks on a series of live meetings with a number of children and...

/ October 26, 2017

New Finnish Cinema: Little Wing – Tyttö nimeltä Varpu (2016)

Frustrated by her mother’s erratic behavior, a 12-year-old girl sets out on an impromptu quest to find her birth father, in this sharp and touching portrait of adolescence. Pressured by her peers and overwhelmed by her mother’s dependence on her,...

/ October 25, 2017

Review: Sarajevo’s overwhelming past and uncertain future

Danis Tanović’s new movie Smrt u Sarajevu is a satire on modern-day Bosnia-Herzegovina.

/ April 25, 2017

Screening: “Monte Sole – Landing Memories”

This screening is part of Primi al Cinema, a new Casa Italiana series dedicated to debut films, American and New York premieres and other cinematographic novelties from and about Italy. Monte Sole – Landing Memories (2016, Documentary, Italy, 50 min.). In...

/ March 20, 2017