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Secrets, Secrets

  Young terrorist Laura shoots both a judge and a gang member, and over time her violent act becomes a thread linking the lives of several other women, ultimately directing Read More

Piazza Fontana: The Italian Conspiracy

  Marco Tullio Giordana (The Best of Youth) delivers a Machiavellian drama, based on a book by Paolo Cucchiarelli, which dissects the Piazza Fontana bombing, highlighting the manipulations and tragic Read More

Dirty Weekend

  A man and his mistress have just taken off for a weekend romp when they’re kidnapped by a trio of bank robbers. They wind up becoming media “stars” as Read More

Dear Father

  Vittorio Gassman plays a flint-hearted industrialist who thinks as little of destroying his business partner as he does of cheating on his wife. Gassman’s son is an apparently weak-willed Read More

Good Morning, Night

  This fictionalized version of a transformational moment in Italian history chronicles the kidnapping of politician Aldo Moro (Roberto Herlitzka). In 1978, leftist revolutionaries known as the Red Brigades murder Read More

Blow to The Heart

  A morally complex study of a father-and-son relationship, set against the backdrop of political terrorism, Blow to the Heart stars Jean-Louis Trintignant as Dario, a leftist university professor whose Read More

An Average Little Man

  Giovanni Vivaldi is an average middle-aged man with a secure job as a government accountant. He wishes nothing more than to set up his only son Mario, his biggest Read More

Crime Novel

  After serving prison time for a juvenile offense, Freddo (Kim Rossi Stuart) gathers his old buddies Libano (Pierfrancesco Favino) and Dandi (Claudio Santamaria) and embarks on a crime spree Read More

Galileo’s Dialogue

  It is said that the apple fell on Newton’s head, but it was Galileo who planted the trees. This program examines The Dialogue–arguably the most controversial book of its Read More

An Introduction to the Italian Renaissance

  Michelangelo, Donatello, Botticelli, della Francesca and Giotto are just a few of the great masters that are showcased in “An Introduction to the Italian Renaissance Video.” Using a dramatization Read More