New Italian film festival on way
News reaches me this morning of a new Italian Film Festival starting May 4th.
Being run by Orphans and Kingdoms director Paolo Rotondo, Madman, Rialto and Palace Films, the Cinema Italiano festival is taking some tentative steps into the market recently vacated by another Italian Film Festival.
Running in the following dates - the festival will play Auckland 4 May – 15 May Tauranga 19 May – 26 May Wellington 2 June – 12 June Christchurch 15 June – 25 June
Paolo, along with his wife, have curated a selection of films from 2014 and 2015 - the full list of films on show are:
Latin Lover / Those Happy Years / The Wonders / Quiet Bliss / Mia Madre / The Conformist / Zoran My Newphew, The Idiot / The Mafia Only Kills in the Summer / Greenery Will Bloom Again / Incompresa / Black Souls / Wonderous Boccaccio / Blame It On Freud / Crossing Rachmaninoff / Bella Vita / The Dinner / Orphans & Kingdoms / Those Happy Years / The Fifth Wheel / The Devil's Soup / Sacro Gra
You can get more details of the festival at cinemaitalianonz.com and you can get the festival programme directly here.