“Selfie”, millennials at Rione Traiano

SelfieAgostino Ferrente’s Berlinale Panorama-selected documentary, is based on real events. During the summer of 2014 at Rione Traiano, one of Naples’ most difficult neighborhoods, 16-year-old Davide Bifolco gets killed by a cop who mistakes him for a fugitive

John Turturro stars in Cinecittà-set “The Name of the Rose”

“We’ve been very faithful to the descriptions of the book and to the drawings of Umberto Eco in the design of the set. We just took some liberty with the abbey as we decided to make it more magical and less harsh, inspired by a rich and mature gothic style.” This is how Giacomo Battiato, director of international series The Name of the Rose, comments on his work.

Bertolucci, the last interview: between Marlon Brando and the “big nipple”

A train is running towards the audience, red flags wave around the stem: it’s a scene of Bernardo Bertolucci’s 1900 that was never edited and that the director gave Mario Sesti as a present after a Q&A with the Italian critic at the Rome Film Festival

Borgonzoni: Cinecittà, Italian pride in the world

Italian directors Alice Rohrwarcher and Jonas Carpignano (both jury members in Cannes) attended the event at the Italian Pavilion in Cannes for the presentation of the Cinecittà film studios

Istituto Luce Cinecittà: about us

Istituto Luce - Cinecittà is the state-owned company whose main shareholder is the Italian Ministry for Culture subsidising its activities on an annual basis

Cinema Italian Style, in the Name of Antonioni

Italian Cinema at centre stage in Los Angeles with the 13th edition of Cinema Italian Style, from November 16 to 21. The Opening Night at the Egyptian Theatre hosts the US Premiere of the Italian

New Italian Filmmakers at Haifa, Busan, Tokyo

From the Middle East to the Far East, three big festivals - Haifa, Busan, and Tokyo - showcase a selection of Italian films

Antonioni: Full Retrospective at MoMA

In the tenth anniversary of his death, New York pays homage to Michelangelo Antonioni with a retrospective at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) organized in collaboration with Istituto Luce Cinecittà

"Naples '44": Sold Out in New York

Big success for Naples '44 shown at the Film Forum in New York. The theatrical run was scheduled from November 29 to December 12, but has now been extended after the sold-out screenings of the first few days