Cinema Little Italy Firehouse Museum Series

LITTLE ITALY SUMMER OUTDOOR FILM FESTIVAL
ITALIAN FILMS WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES

JUNE 23RD – AUGUST 25TH 2018

PRESENTED BY THE LITTLE ITALY ASSOCIATION AND CINEMA LITTLE ITALY
THE MAGIC OF ITALIAN CINEMA IS YOURS EVERY SATURDAY NIGHT ALL SUMMER

DOORS OPEN 7:30 PM for CineCaffe’
FILMS BEGIN 8 PM
AMICI PARK AMPHITHEATER (DATE & STATE STREETS)
LITTLE ITALY

TICKETS: $5 CONTRIBUTION AT THE DOOR

film trailers and newsletter sign-up: www.cinemalittleitaly.com
questions: cinemalittleitaly@gmail.com

LET YOURSELF GO (LASCIATI ANDARE) SAT, JUNE 23 –  8PM
Comedy – Director: Francesco Amato
Elia, is a psychologist. To combat Elia’s illness, his doctor prescribes
physical activity. Happily, Elia chances upon Claudia, an eccentric
personal trainer. 100 Minutes.
Italian Golden Globes, 2017 Best Comedy

 

FUNNE (SEA DREAMING GIRLS) SAT, JUNE 30, 8 PM
Documentary – Director: Katia Bernardi
Twelve eighty year olds dream of seeing the sea for the first time.
Their fundraising efforts bring laughter, tears, jealousy and fear. 78 Minutes

 

BEATA LA IGNORANZA (BLESSED IGNORANCE) SAT, JULY 7, 8 PM
Comedy – Director: Massimiliano Bruno
A rivalry forms between two teachers who are polar opposites:
a strict, old-fashioned by-the- book instructor and his cheerful young
counterpart interested in social media. 100 Minutes

 

POLI OPPOSTI (OPPOSITES ATTRACT) SAT, JULY 14, 8 PM
Comedy – Director: Max Croci
She’s a divorce lawyer and single mother perpetually at war with men.  He is a marriage therapist–single and not looking. They collide in romantic Rome. 90 Minutes

 

UMBERTO D (Umberto D) SAT, JULY 21, 8 PM
Drama – Director: Vittorio DeSica
The story of an old man’s struggle to keep from falling from poverty
into shame. It may be the best of the Italian neorealist films. 90 Minutes

 

GUERRA PER AMORE (AT WAR FOR LOVE) SAT, JULY 28, 8 PM
Comedy – Director: Pierfrancesco (Pif)
Sicilian immigrant Arturo is a waiter in a New York restaurant. He falls in
love with Flora…but she’s engaged to the son of a mafia boss. 100 Minutes

 

FINCHE C’E’ PROSECCO C’E’ SPERANZA (LAST PROSECCO) SAT, AUGUST 4, 8 PM
Drama – Director: Antonio Padovan
A winemaking Count fights to protect his territory—the conflict between          greed and respect for the land. 100 Minutes

 

TUTTO QUELLO CHE VUOI (FRIENDS BY CHANCE) SAT, AUGUST 11, 8PM
Drama/comedy – Director: Francesco Bruni
Allessandro is the walking companion to an 85 year old poet. The poet recalls something of a treasure, kicking off a frantic search. 106 Minutes

 

LA TENEREZZA (HOLDING HANDS) SAT, AUGUST 18, 8 PM
Drama – Director: Gianni Amelio
Fabio and Michela move next door to the ill tempered Lorenzo. One evening Lorenzo returns home to find a terrible uproar. 103 Minutes

 

L’ORA LEGALE (IT’S THE LAW) SAT, AUGUST 25, 8 PM
Comedy – Director: Salvatore Ficarra
The election of a mayor is approaching in a small Sicilian village.  Will the crooked Gaetano or professor Natoli be elected? 92 Minutes


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