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The Best of Youth

  Two close-knit brothers, Nicola (Luigi Lo Cascio) and Matteo (Alessio Boni), are buffeted by the social and political upheavals that rock their native Italy during the 1960s and ’70s Read More

Zeno’s Conscience

  The film is presented as a diary written by Zeno, published by his doctor (who claims that it is full of lies). The doctor has left a little note Read More

We Have a Pope

  At the Vatican, following the demise of the Pope, the conclave to elect his successor settles on Cardinal Melville. But the faithful gathered in St Peter’s Square wait in Read More

The Garden of the Finzi-Continis

  This classic Italian drama, based on the book of the same name by Giorgio Bassani, focuses on the intellectual Finzi-Contini family, Jewish aristocrats who live on an idyllic estate. Read More

Perfect Strangers

  On the evening of a total eclipse of the moon, seven close friends gather for a dinner party. Early in the meal, one of the friends, a relationship therapist Read More

Night Before the Exams

  The film follows two teenagers, Luca (Nicolas Vaporidis) and Claudia (Cristiana Capotondi), and their friends as they all prepare for the dreaded maturità (high school graduation) exams during the Read More

Christmas in Italy

  Christmas in Italy is an educational video introducing viewers to the sights, sounds, traditions and customs typical of the Italian Christmas season. Everything from the sounds of the Zampognari Read More

Wondrous Boccaccio

  Florence, Thirteenth Century. The “Black Death” is spreading. Ten kids (three boys and seven girls) decide to escape and to seek shelter in the countryside, away from the horrible Read More

The Family

Traces events in the life of Carlo, from his christening in 1906, where his grandfather reminds his father that Carlo means “free man,” to his 80th birthday party. The film Read More

The Sweet Life

  In Federico Fellini’s lauded Italian film, restless reporter Marcello Rubini (Marcello Mastroianni) drifts through life in Rome. While Marcello contends with the overdose taken by his girlfriend, Emma (Yvonne Read More