After the screenings at the Cine Lumiere, the Italian Cultural Institute will be hosting a celebration of film and food, showing gourmet classics in conjunction with dishes and fine wines served afterwards.

15 films and 7 documentary films will be screened from 11 to 31 March in collaboration with Cinecitta' Luce Filmitalia, Cineteca di Bologna and STEFILM.

Please note that a compulsory contribution will be requested at the door.


CINEMA & FOOD




Friday 11 March Film Screening 7pm
Mid-August Lunch (Il Pranzo di ferragosto)
Italy I 2008 I col I 75 mins I dir. Gianni De Gregorio, with Gianni Di Gregorio, Valeria De Franciscis Bendoni, Marina Cacciotti, Maria Calì, Grazie Cesarini Sforza, Alfonso Santagata, Luigi Marchetti, Marcello Ottolenghi, Biagio Ursitti, Petre Rosu - Production : Fandango, Artificial Eye - cert tbc
in Italian with English subtitles





Saturday 12 March
Concert 7pm
Il Parto delle Nuvole Pesanti
Il Parto represents a very rich and exciting musical scene with a lot of enjoyable musical experimentations. An interesting concentration of energetic rhythms and deep lyricism, and the use of a group of varied instruments played with ability and agility, give origin to a sonic kind of voyage around the world mediated by the band’s own, distinctive Italian taste.





Saturday 12 March Film Screening 7pm
L’ Abbuffata
Italy I 2007 I col I 102 mins I dir Mimmo Calopresti, with Diego Abatantuono, Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, Gérard Depardieu, Donatella Finocchiaro, Paolo Briguglia, Nino Frassica - cert. tbc
in Italian with English subtitles




Sunday 13 March Film Screenings 11am / 3,30pm / 7pm
The second wedding night (La seconda notte di nozze)
Italy I 2005 I col I 103 mins I dir. Pupi Avati I with Antonio Albanese, Neri Marcorè, Katia Ricciarelli, Angela Luce, Manuela Morabito, Marisa Merlini, Robert Madison, Toni Santagata - cert. Tbc -
In Italian with English subtitles



Sunday 13 March Documentary Screenings 2pm / 5,30pm
Pasta Mania (Un mondo di pasta)
Italy-France I 2008 I 52 mins I col I dir by Stefano Tealdi I Production: STEFILM and ARTLINE FILMS - cert tbc
in Italian with English subtitles




Monday 14 March Documentary Screening 7pm
Storie di terre e di rezdore -A film of tales, memories and taste, a passionate recovery of the gastronomic civilization of Emilia-Romagna
Italy I 2008 I 60 mins I col I dir by Antonio Cerchi and Nico Lusoli I I cert. tbc I in Italian with English subtitles Tuesday 15 March Documentary Screening 7pm Terra Madre Italy I 2009 I col I 78 mins I dir by Ermanno Olmi, with Omero Antonutti - cert. tbc
in Italian with English subtitles




Wednesday 16 March Film Screening 7pm
13 at a table (13 a tavola)
Italy I 2004 I col I 104 mins I dir. by Enrico Oldoini, with Giancarlo Giannini, Paolo Bonacelli, Kasia Smutniak, Alessandro Benvenuti, Angela Finocchiaro, Maria Amelia Monti, Nicolas Vaporidis, Silvia De Santis - cert. tbc -
in Italian with English subtitles




Thursday 17 March Film Screening 7pm
The wind bows round (Il vento fa il suo giro)
Italy I 2005 I col I 110 mins I dir by Giorgio Diritti, with Thierry Toscan, Alessandra Agosti, Dario Anghilante, Giovanni Foresti I cert tbc I
in Italian with English subtitles





Friday, 18 March 18 Film Screening 7pm
Neapolitan Spell
Italy I 2002 I col I 90 mins I dir. By Luca Minisero and Paolo Genovese, with Gianni Ferreri, Marina Confalone, Clelia Bernacchi, Serena Improta, Tonino Taiuti, Pascal Zullino I cert. tbc Iin Italian with English subtitles





Saturday 19 March Film Screenings 3pm / 7pm
The waltz (Valzer)
Italy I 2007 I col I 90 mins I dir by Salvatore Maira, with Valeria Solarino, Maurizio Micheli, Graziano Piazza, Marina Rocco, Eugenio Allegri, Giuseppe Moretti




Saturday 19 March Documentary Screenings 1,30am / 5,30pm
Gelato: an Endless Passion (Gelato: una passione senza tempo)
Italy I 2005 I 43-52 mins I col I dir by Susan Gray I Production STEFILM I Coproduction: AVRO / NDR-ARTE / YLE Teema / MA.JA.DE I cert tbc I
in Italian with English subtitles




Sunday 20 March Film Screenings 11am / 3pm / 7pm 
One man up (L’uomo in piu’)
Italy I 2001 I col I 100 mins I dir. By Paolo Sorrentino, with Andrea Renzi, Toni Servillo, Ninni Bruschetta, Peppe Lanzetta, Angela Goodwin, Nello Mascia, Italo Celoro I cert. tbc I
in Italian with English subtitles


Sunday 20 March Documentary Screenings 1,30pm / 5,30pm
Pizza nostra
France-Italy I 2007 I 52 mins I col I dir by Pierre-Olivier François I Production Artline Films in association with Stefilm, cert. tbc I
in English version




Wednesday 23 March Film Screening 7pm
Good morning Heartake! (Riprendimi)
Italy I 2008 I 93 mins I col I dir by Anna Negri with Alba Rohrwacher, Marco Foschi, Valentina Lodovini, Alessandro Averone, Marina Rocco, Cristina Odasso, Francesca Cutolo, Massimo De Santis, Giulia Weber, Hossein Taheri, Stefano Fresi I cert. tbc I
in Italian with English subtitles




Thursday 24 march Film Screening 7pm
Days and Clouds (Giorni e nuvole)
Italy I 2007 I 116 mins I col I dir by Silvio Sodini with Margherita Buy, Antonio Albanese, Giuseppe Battiston, Alba Rohrwacher, Carla Signoris, Fabio Troiano, Paolo Sassanelli, Arnaldo Ninchi I cert tbc
in Italian with English subtitles


Saturday 26 March Film Screenings 3pm /7pm
Lessons in chocolate (Lezioni di cioccolato)
Italy I 2007 I col I 98 mins I dir. by Claudio Cupellini with Luca Argentero, Violante Placido, Neri Marcorè, Hassan Shapi, Josefia Forlì, Monica Scattini, Francesco Pannofino, Ivano Marescotti I cert. tbc I
in Italian with English subtitles


 

Saturday 26 March Film Screenings 1,15 pm / 5pm
Wine and kisses (Come le formiche)
Italy I 2007 I col I 85 mins I dir. Ilaria Borrelli, with Galatea Ranzi, F. Murray Abraham, Enrico Lo Verso, Patrizia Pellegrino, Philippe Caroit, Bernadette Peters, Eugenia Costantini


 

Sunday 27 March Film Screenings 11am / 3pm / 7pm
Happy Family
Italy I 2010 I col I 90 mins I dir by Gabriele Salvatores, with Diego Abatantuono, Fabio De Luigi, Fabrizio Bentivoglio, Margherita Buy, Carla Signoris, Corinna Augustoni, Valeria Bilello, Sandra Milo, Gianmaria Biancuzzi, Alice Croci I cert. tbc
in Italian with English subtitles


 

Sunday 27 March Documentary Screenings 5,30pm
Rice Girls (Sorriso amaro)
Italy I 2003 I 56 mins I col I Dir by Matteo Bellizzi I Production Stefilm I cert. tbc I
in Italian with English subtitles


 

Sunday 27 March Documentary Screening 1,30pm
Coffee, Please
Italy-France I 2010 I 52 mins I col I dir by Stefano Tealdi I Production STEFILM and ARTLINE FILMS I cert tbc I
English Version


Monday 28 March Book’s Launch at 6,45pm
Christopher Wagstaff in conversation with Alex Marlow-Mann
for the launch of “The New Neapolitan Cinema”
by Alex Marlow-Mann (2011, Edinburgh University Press)


Monday 28 March Film Screening at 8,30p
The Meter- Reader (Il verificatore)
Italy | 1995 | col | 75 mins | dir. Stefano Incerti, with Antonino Iuorio, Roberto De Francesco, Elodie Treccani, Renato Carpentieri, Teresa Saponangelo | Cert. Tbc I
in Italian with English subtitles



Thursday 31 March Film Screening 7pm
The appointment (La destinazione)
Italy I 2003 I col I 124 mins I dir. Pietro Sanna, with Roberto Magnani, Elisabetta Balia, Raffaele Ballore, Sebastiano Brotzu, Leo Careddu, Cosimino Gungui, Salvatore Mele I cert. tbc
in Italian with English subtitles