2024 Official Program

 

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SUNDAY, MARCH 3
Access to the Festival: Admission Is Free. First Come, First Seated

10.45am REMEMBERING MARCELLO MASTROIANNI – Special Screening
Fellini’s 8 ½  (138’) dir. Federico Fellini

1.30pm HONORING THE ITALIAN MASTERS by Intesa Sanpaolo – US Premiere
The Order Of Time (112’) dir. Liliana Cavani
To follow ACCORDING TO FRANCO NERO – Special Screening
Nil difficile volenti (18’) dir. Fabio D’Avino

4pm ITALIAN CINEMA TODAY – US Premiere
A Hundred Sundays (94’) dir. Antonio Albanese

6pm ACCORDING TO FRANCO NERO – World Premiere
Money, Money, Money (10’) dir. Riccardo Gelsumino
The director and the actor Franco Nero will introduce the movie.

To follow HONORING ITALIAN MASTERS by Intesa Sanpaolo – World Premiere
Ninetta’s Story (80’) dir. Lina Sastri
The director will introduce the movie.

7:30pm OPENING CEREMONY
Hosted by Chairperson Raffaella De Laurentiis and President Michelle Danner
Welcoming Actor Franco Nero, Board Member Capri In The World Institute, Riccardo Monti, Vice-President Capri in The World Institute
Attending: Consul General of Italy Raffaella Valentini Alessandra Rainaldi ITA Emanuele Amendola IIC
Honorary Chairs Cheryl Boone Isaacs and Nicola Corigliano
Introducing the Italian Delegation including Directors: Matteo Garrone, Lina Sastri, Anselma Dell’Olio, Dennis Dellai, Brando De Sica, Giorgio Ghiotto, Luigi Grispello
Actors: Seydou Sarr, Moustapha Fall, Emanuela Postacchini, Edoardo Costa, Luca Riemma, Madalina Ghenea, Caterina Milicchio
Cinematographer: Massimo Zeri
Special Guests: Richard Dreyfuss, Diane Warren, Paul Feig, Dito Catherine Hardwicke, Oliver Trevena
Masters of Ceremony: Ciera Foster, Antonella Salvucci and Sofia Milos

8:30pm LA, ITALIA ON STAGE – US Premiere
Zucchero – Sugar Fornaciari (101’) dir. Valentina Zanella e Giangiacomo De Stefano

10:30pm LA, ITALIA ON STAGE – Special Screening
Sabato, domenica e lunedì (101’) dir. Edoardo De Angelis

OPENING DAY: PR and MEDIA FACILITIES

7pm RED CARPET & PHOTO CALL

MONDAY, MARCH 4
Access to the Festival: Admission Is Free. First Come, First Seated

12:15pm REMEMBERING MARCELLO MASTROIANNI – Special Screening
Divorce Italian Style (104’) dir. Pietro Germi

2:30pm ITALIAN CINEMA TODAY – US Premiere
My Summer With The Shark (104’) dir. Davide Gentile

5pm ITALIAN CINEMA WORLDWIDE – Special Screening
Sweetwater (118’) dir. Martin Guigui
The director, the cinematographer and part of the cast will introduce the movie

7:30pm ITALIAN CINEMA WORLDWIDE – World Premiere
The Italians (103’) dir. Michelle Danner
The director and part of the cast will introduce the movie.

10pm ITALIAN CINEMA WORLDWIDE – US Premiere
Double Soul (98’) dir. Valerio Esposito

DAY 2: PR and MEDIA FACILITIES

5:30pm RED CARPET & PHOTO CALL

TUESDAY, MARCH 5
Access to the Festival: Admission Is Free. First Come, First Seated

10:30am REMEMBERGING MARCELLO MASTROIANNI – Special Screening A Special Day (107′) dir. Ettore Scola

12:30pm HONORING THE ITALIAN MASTERS by Intesa Sanpaolo – Special Screening
Casanova’s Return (90’) dir. Gabriele Salvatores

2:30pm CELEBRATING DIRECTOR MATTEO GARRONE – Special Screening Dogman (103’) dir. Matteo Garrone

4:30pm ITALIAN CINEMA WORLDWIDE – US Premiere
The Island (93’) dir. Shaun Paul Piccinino
The actor Edoardo Costa will introduce the movie.

6:30pm DOCU IS WORTH –     US Premiere
Enigma Rol (94’) dir. Selma Dell’Olio
The director and producer will introduce the movie.

8:20pm HONORING THE ITALIAN MASTERS by Intesa Sanpaolo – US Premiere
Kidnapped (125′) dir. Marco Bellocchio

10:30pm MEET…EDOARDO DE ANGELIS – Special Screening
Perez. (90’) dir. Edoardo De Angelis

DAY 3: PR and MEDIA FACILITIES

6:30pm RED CARPET & PHOTO CALL

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 6
Access to the Festival: Admission Is Free. First Come, First Seated

10:45am LA, ITALIA ON STAGE – Special Screening
Non ti pago (109’) dir. Edoardo De Angelis

1pm ITALIAN CINEMA TODAY – US Premiere
The Bachelorette Party 2 (110’) dir. Francesco Apolloni

3:20pm ITALIAN CINEMA WORLDWIDE – Special Screening
On Point (7′) dir. Christian Schifano
The producer Francis Chapman will introduce the movie
To follow DOCU IS WORTH – US Premiere
Happy Tropic (83′) dir. Luigi Grispello
The director will introduce the movie
To follow ITALIAN CINEMA TODAY– US Premiere
I, Lina (12′) dir. Luana Fanelli
The director will introduce the movie.

5:30pm ITALIAN CINEMA TODAY – US Premiere
800 Days (118’) dir. Dennis Dellai
The director and part of the cast will introduce the movie.

8:00pm    ITALIAN CINEMA TODAY – US Premiere
Martedì e venerdì (96’) dir. Fabrizio Moro and Alessio De Leonardis
The producer will introduce the movie

10:00pm ITALIAN CINEMA TODAY – Special Screening
Romantic Girls (108’) dir. Pilar Fogliati

DAY 4: PR and MEDIA FACILITIES

7:30pm RED CARPET & PHOTO CALL

THURSDAY, MARCH 7
Access to the Festival: Admission Is Free. First Come, First Seated

10:30am HONORING THE ITALIAN MASTERS by Intesa Sanpaolo
– US Premiere
14th Sunday Of Ordinary Time (98’) dir. Pupi Avati

12:30pm ITALIAN CINEMA TODAY – US Premiere
Ten Minutes (120’) dir. Maria Sole Tognazzi

3:00pm ITALIAN CINEMA TODAY – US Premiere
The Devil Is Dragan Cygan (105′) dir. Emiliano Locatelli
The director will introduce the movie

5pm ITALIAN CINEMA WORLDWIDE – US Premiere
The Goat (90’) dir. Ilaria Borrelli
The director and the actor John Savage will introduce the movie

7pm DOCU IS WORTH – US Premiere
Discovery Tanzania (59’) dir. Andrea Iervolino
The director will introduce the movie.

To follow ITALIAN CINEMA WORLDWIDE – US Premiere
Paradox Effect (90’) dir. Scott Weintrob
The actor Oliver Trevena and the producer Andrea Iervolino will introduce the movie.

10pm DOCU IS WORTH – US Premiere
The Trackers (59’) dir. Andrea Iervolino
The director will introduce the movie

 

DAY 5: PR and MEDIA FACILITIES

6:30pm RED CARPET & PHOTO CALL

FRIDAY, MARCH 8
Access to the Festival: Admission Is Free. First Come, First Seated

10:45am ITALIAN CINEMA TODAY – Special Screening
Thank you Guys (107’) dir. Riccardo Milani

12:45am CELEBRATING DIRECTOR MATTEO GARRONE – Special Screening Gomorrah (137’) dir. Matteo Garrone

3:30pm MEET…EDOARDO DE ANGELIS – Special Screening
The Vice Of Hope (96’) dir. Edoardo De Angelis
The director will introduce the  movie

5:30pm ENJOY THE ITALIAN COMEDIES – US Premiere
The Usual Idiots 3 – The Comeback (90’) dir. Francesco Mandelli, Fabrizio Biggio e Ferruccio Martini
The director Francesco Mandelli will introduce the movie.

6:30pm The IIC in Los Angeles – 1023 Hilgard Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90024 hosts the Nominees Gala
Hosted by the 2024 Chairperson Raffaella De Laurentiis and President Michelle Danner
Consul General of Italy Raffaella Valentini
Alessandra Rainaldi ITA, Emanuele Amendola IIC
Honorary Chair Nicola Corigliano

Introducing the Italian Delegation including Directors: Edoardo De Angelis, Francesco Mandelli, Luca Barbareschi, Dennis Dellai, Ilaria Borrelli, Brando De Sica
Actors: Luca Riemma, Edoardo Costa
Producer: Andrea Iervolino
Cinematographer: Massimo Zeri
Special Guests: Mira Sorvino, Rory Kennedy, Trudie Styler, Richard Dreyfuss
Master of Ceremony: Antonella Salvucci

7:30pm ITALIAN CINEMA TODAY – World Premiere
Global Harmony (95’) dir. Fabio Massa
The director and producer Matthew Stegeniller will introduce the movie.

9:30pm ITALIAN CINEMA TODAY – US Premiere
Fifty-two (16’) dir. Andrea Bernardini, Sebastiano Casella
To follow ITALIAN CINEMA TODAY – US Premiere
Adagio (127’) dir. Stefano Sollima

DAY 6: PR and MEDIA FACILITIES

6pm PHOTO CALL
Italian Institute of Culture
1023 Hilgard Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90024

SATURDAY, MARCH 9
Access to the Festival: Admission Is Free. First Come, First Seated

10:30am    ITALIAN CINEMA TODAY – US Premiere
Mameli – The Boy Who Dreamed of Italy (90’) dir. Luca Lucini & Ago Panini

12:30pm ITALIAN CINEMA TODAY – Special Screening
Romeo is Juliet (102’) dir. Giovanni Veronesi

2:30pm MEET… EDOARDO DE ANGELIS – Special Screening
Indivisible (104’) dir. Edoardo De Angelis
The director will introduce the  movie

4:30pm ITALIAN CINEMA TODAY – US Premiere
The Penitent (120′) dir. Luca Barbareschi
The director will introduce the  movie

6:45pm ITALIAN CINEMA TODAY – Special Screening
Mimì – The Prince Of Darkness (103′) dir. Brando De Sica
The director will introduce the  movie

DAY 7: PR and MEDIA FACILITIES

4pm RED CARPET & PHOTO CALL

 

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The screenings are available only for USA public

SUNDAY 3 MARCH

5.00 pm
“My Name is Aseman” dir. Gianluca Mangiasciutti and Ali Asgari 15’ – Panorama
-“Awakening” dir. Alessio Giurgola 18’ – Panorama

6.00 pm  
-“Inner” dir. Valentina Kamenova 14’ – Panorama
-“Niente” dir. Eugenia Costantini 20’ – Panorama

7.00 pm 
“On Point” dir. Christian Schifano 8’ – Panorama
“Crybaby” dir. Antonio Casanegra 16’ – Panorama

8.00 pm
“Riverbero” dir. Enrico Iannaccone 61’ – Look at
“Tilipirche” dir. Francesco Piras 19’ – Panorama

9.00 pm
“U Scrusciu du Mari ” dir. Riccardo Cannella 115′ – Look at
“Ultraveloci” dir. Davide Morando and Paolo Bonfadini 20’ – Panorama

MONDAY 4 MARCH

5.00 pm
“Waiting here” dir. Gabriele Brundu 12’ – Panorama
-“Marabu” dir. Fabio Teriaca, Juan Pablo Etcheverry 14’ – Panorama

6.00 pm  
-“Bubbles” dir. Meri Dishnica 15’ – Panorama
-“Palluzziell’ ” dir. Giuseppe Iacono 16’ – Panorama

7.00 pm 
“La Machetera” dir. Yanet Pavon Bernal 90’ – Look at
“Addhumare” dir. Hermes Mangialardo 6’ – Panorama

8.00 pm
“Goffredo e L’italia Chiamo’” dir. Angelo Antonucci 116’ – Look at
“Ecciù” dir. Sole Tonnini 13’ – Panorama

9.00 pm
“New Life” dir. Ivan Polidoro 100’ – Look at
“Street Food” dir. Paolina Gramegna 13’ – Panorama

 

TUESDAY 5 MARCH

5.00 pm
“Colorcarne” dir. Alberto Marchiori 10’ – Panorama
“Il dito e la luna” dir. Rossella Bergo 19’ – Panorama

6.00 pm  
-“Gocce” dir. Michele Schiano 5’ – Panorama
-“Mr. Crazy ” dir. Filippo Cristiano 18’ – Panorama

7.00 pm 
“Festa del Ritorno” dir. Lorenzo Adorisio 103’ – Look at
“Il Difetto dell’Astice Blu” dir. Simone Marino 16’ – Panorama

8.00 pm
“Un Destino Migliore” dir. Gaetano Di Lorenzo 74’ – Look at
“Amore Malato” dir. Massimo Schiavoni 7’ – Panorama

9.00 pm
“Dalla Parte del Mare” dir. Massimo Gasole 70’ – Docu is beautiful
“Liver” dir. Alessio Cuboni 20’ – Panorama

 

WEDNESDAY 6 MARCH

5.00 pm
“WHAT-IF-I” dir. Lavinia Tommasoli and Pietro Traversa 20’ – Panorama
-“G.R.A.” dir. Luca Pelosi 11’ – Panorama

6.00 pm  
-“Happy Song” dir. Yuri Santurri 12’ – Panorama
-“Nu Ffischia” dir. Pierdomenico Minafra, Antonio Carella 15’ – Panorama

7.00 pm 
“Valery Alexanderplatz” dir. Silvia Maggi 25’ – Docu is beautiful
“Brujo” dir. Sergio Cinghiale 12’ – Panorama

8.00 pm
“Madre Sonno” dir. Luca Gasparini and Andrea Zambelli 60’ – Docu is beautiful
“ARcTICHOKE – A mermaid not a punk” dir. Salvatore Rocco 14’ – Panorama

9.00 pm
“The House that Stood” dir. Antonella Spirito 61’ – Look at
“Davvero?” dir. Lucrezia Gandolfo 15’ – Panorama

 

THURSDAY 7 MARCH

5.00 pm
“Leggera” dir. Emiliano Barbucci 16’ – Panorama
-“Future Memories” dir. Donatella Altieri 12’ – Panorama

6.00 pm  
-“A Mosca Cieca” dir. Mino Capuano 15’ – Panorama
-“Soldi Soldi Soldi” dir. Riccardo Gelsumino 11’ – Panorama

7.00 pm 
“L’Orgoglio di Alice” dir. Nicolò Canestrelli 19’ – Panorama
“Affucàra” dir. Alessandro Capomolla 15’ – Panorama

8.00 pm
“Asini Dotti” dir. Francesco De Giorgi, Giovanni Iavarone 73’ – Docu is beautiful
“Lisianthus” dir. Michele Cardano, Francesco Bolognesi 13’ – Panorama

9.00 pm
“The Devil Is Dragan Cygan” dir. Emiliano Locatelli 105’ – Look at
“Cinquantadue” dir. Andrea Bernardini and Sebastiano Casella 16’ – Panorama

 

FRIDAY 8 MARCH

5.00 pm
“Pentaclub (The Club of Five)” dir. Roberto Strazzarino 23’ – Panorama
-“Rasti” dir. Paolo Bonfadini and Davide Morandi 18’ – Panorama

6.00 pm  
-“Livandro” dir. Mattia Capone and Alessandro Garelli 13’ – Panorama
-“Tracce Perdute” dir. Gianluca Gloria 10’ – Panorama

7.00 pm 
“Trentatré” dir. Lorenzo Cammisa 66’ – Look at
“Biglove” dir. Cristiano Gazzarini 15’ – Panorama

8.00 pm
“Carlo Urbani” dir. Riccardo De Angelis, Romeo Marconi 52’ – Docu is beautiful
“Gli Incredibili” dir. Daniele Stocchi 8’ – Panorama

9.00 pm
“Abbiamo Sceso Milioni di Scale” dir. Margherita Merzagora 61’ – Look at
“Metamorfosi” dir. Pietro Porporati 12’ – Panorama

  

SATURDAY 9 MARCH

7.00 pm
“Double Life of Kore” dir. Maria Antonietta Mariani 20′ – Docu is beautiful
“Miranda’s mind” dir. Maddalena Crespi 18’ – Panorama

8.00 pm
“Mimmolumano” dir. Vincenzo Caricari 52’ – Docu is beautiful

9.00 pm
“La Voce senza Volto” dir. Filippo Soldi 90′ – Look at
“L’Arte del Bonsai” dir. Andrea Buratto, Filippo Cifarelli, Ida Iadevaia, Vincenzo Tancredi 18’ – Docu is beautiful