Cinematic Venice

Sorry, you missed it! Watch for more in-person and online Sentieri events coming soon! Since its origins at the beginning of the last century, Italian cinema has developed a strong link between the representation of its national territory and the definition of its national identity. From the end of World… Continue reading

In-person CINEFORUM • MOMENTI DI TRASCURABILE FELICITÀ

Sorry, you missed it! Watch for more in-person and online Sentieri events coming soon! Momenti di Trascurabile Felicità Ordinary Happiness Directed by Daniele Luchetti   Director Daniele Luchetti waxes philosophical and gives us an old-fashioned fantasy about life and death. This 2019 film features a 40-something Palermo husband and father,… Continue reading

Exploring Italy Through Cinema • Milan

Sorry, you missed it! Watch for more in-person and online Sentieri events coming soon! Since its origins at the beginning of the last century, Italian cinema has developed a strong link between the representation of its national territory and the definition of its national identity. From the end of World… Continue reading

In-person CINEFORUM • La Mia Classe

Sorry, you missed it! Watch for more in-person and online Sentieri events coming soon! Sunday, October 9, 2022 3:00 – 5:30 p.m. at Sentieri Italiani La Mia Classe My Class Directed by Daniele Gaglianone   La Mia Classe blurs the lines between fact and fiction and director Daniele Gaglianone has… Continue reading

Exploring Cinematic Rome

Sentieri, in partnership with Italiaidea – Rome, presents Cinematic Rome Sunday, January 24, 2021 @ 12:00–1:30 p.m. Since the era of silent films, Rome has provided filmmakers with spectacular sets as well as beautiful scenery. As cinema became more and more popular, the image of Rome — with its famous… Continue reading

Cine-ZOOM #2 • September 27th • Capri-Revolution

Capri-Revolution Directed by Mario Martone   Italian director Mario Martone drew inspiration from a commune of artist-radicals that took up residence on the sun-kissed southern isle in the early 20th century. Picture a cult-like group of young people prancing naked on the rocks overlooking the Mediterranean and you have an… Continue reading

A bit about the Italian actress, Paola Cortellesi

Italian film Scusate se esisto brings out controversial themes such as gender roles.  Architect Serena Bruna works at a restaurant in Rome.  After discovering a new architectural renovation project that she could work on, she happily threw in a bid.  However, in this male dominated field, taking on this project… Continue reading

Cineforum: Scusate se Esisto

SCUSATE SE ESISTO Serena, a brilliant architect living in London, becomes homesick and decides to return to Italy. The situation in Italy however, is not what she expected. Working odd design jobs and as a waitress in Rome, she finds an architectural renovation project that she wants to bid on. In a field dominated… Continue reading