Cineforum December 7th • BANGLA

BANGLA  Directed by Phaim Bhuiyan (2019) Phaim Bhuiyan’s directorial debut is based on his own experiences and brimming with witty observations, Bangla is an endearing and relevant story about integration and identity. Phaim (played by the director himself) is a 22-year-old Italian of Bangladeshi origin. He lives with his family in Rome’s … Continue reading

Sentieri Italiani Gift Certificates

It’s Time to Start Thinking About…. Gift certificates for Sentieri Italiani make the perfect gifts for the Italophiles in your life. The certificates are flexible, so they can be used for language classes, book clubs, cultural events, film nights and tours. The recipient can choose the Sentieri experience that they … 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

Spring Cineforum Review

On Satruday April 25th, Sentieri held its Spring Cineforum.  A mix of Sentieri students and non-students came to watch Allacciate le cinture directed by Ferzan Ozpetek. Sentieri’s President, Daniela, started off the event with a brief presentation about the director, his films, and how Sentieri has screened some of his … Continue reading

Chicago Italian Film Festival – Update

Sentieri student Chitra Natarajan was the winner of the drawing on 11/19 for a free festival pass to the Chicago Italian Film Festival at Music Box Theater.  She along with all the other enrolled students for the Winter 2015 Italian Classes at Sentieri were eligible for the drawing. Thank you … Continue reading