June 1st through June 7th, Istituto Luce Cinecittà and the Film Society of Lincoln Center will host the17th edition of the Open Roads: New Italian Cinema film festival.
Amazing lineup for this year’s ICFF (Italian Contemporary Film Festival) and here are my favorites! Qualcosa Di Nuovo Director Cristina Comencini’s comedy with an ever so slightly mid-life crisis stars the adorable Paola Cortellesi as Lucia and the amazing Michela Ramazzotti as Maria, two BFF cougars who meet an hook up with high
Mia Madre (My Mother ) Already a master auteur, this is Nanni Moretti’s best work ever, this tribute to his own mother is a perfectly balanced, artfully told story about grief, loss, and self-reflection. Nothing maudlin here, and though it is at times achingly sad, it’s not a cheesy tear-jerker. Moretti’s script and Buy’s performance