2022 Official Program

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SUNDAY, MARCH 20

1.30pm Remembering The Legendary Maestro Vittorio Gassman – Special Screening

Il sorpasso (105’) dir. Dino Risi

 

3.45pm Docu Is Worth – Special Screening

Spicy Calabria (48’) dir. Giacomo Arrigoni

The actress Esmeralda Spadea will introduce the movie

 

5pm Animation Italian Style – Special Screening

Puffins (5’) dir. Giuseppe Squillaci

Coming up Italian Worldwide – US Premiere

Dakota (96’) dir. Kirk Harris.
The director, the writer Johnny Harrington, the producer Marty Poole  and the actresses Lola Sultan and Lara Pictet will introduce the movie

 

6.40pm LA ITALIA Opening Ceremony Hosted by Sofia Milos and Bernard Hiller
Attending: 2022 LA, Italia Chairman Robert Davi, Honorary Chairman Oscar winner Barry Morrow, Consul General of Italy Silvia Chiave, Director of Italian Institute of Culture Emanuele Amendola, Special Partners (Intesa Sanpaolo) Executives Nicola Corigliano and Gianluca Gasperini
Presentation:
– LA Italia Excellence Awards by Intesa Sanpaolo to Riccardo Scamarcio e Benedetta Porcaroli
– LA Italia Awards to Valerio Zanoli, Oscar Winner George Chakiris and Women’s Alzheimer’s Movement

7pm Italian Cinema Today by Intesa Sanpaolo – US Premiere

Shadow of the Day (120’) dir. Giuseppe Piccioni
The actors Riccardo Scamarcio and Benedetta Porcaroli will introduce the movie

 

9:30pm Italian Worldwide – Special Screening

Not To Forget (80’) dir. Valerio Zanoli – Special Screening
The director, the actors George Chakiris, Tate Dewey and the cinematographer Massimo Zeri will introduce the movie

 

MONDAY, MARCH 21

12.45pmRemembering The Legendary Maestro Vittorio Gassmann – Special Screening

Bitter Rice (108′) dir. Giuseppe De Santis

 

3pm Look At… – World Premiere

Invisible (70’) dir. Federico Di Cicilia

 

4:40pmItalian Shorts: Beautiful! – US Premiere

Contrariety (26′) dir. Sebastiano Pigazzi and Natalie Shinnick
The executive producer Marta Pozzan will introduce the movie

 

5:30pm Docu Is Worth – Special Screening

One of Us (44’) dir. Chiara Tilesi
The movie will be introduced by the director, the actress Gabriella Pession, the producer Debora Guetta, the Consul General of Italy, Ms Silvia Chiave and the Italian Instute of Culture Director Emanuele Amendola

 

6.15pm LA ITALIA Awards Ceremony Hosted by Sofia Milos and Bernard Hiller:
– Excellence Awards to Chiara Tilesi and Gabriella Pession

 

6:30pm Italian Worldwide – Special Screening

The Hand of God (130’) dir. Paolo Sorrentino
The director will introduce the movie

Coming Up LA ITALIA Awards Ceremony Hosted by Sofia Milos and Bernard Hiller:
– Excellence Award to Paolo Sorrentino
– Best International Movie of the Year to Paolo Sorrentino

 

9pm Italian Worldwide – Special Screening

Senior Moment (92’) dir. Giorgio Serafini
The director, the producer Gina G. Goff and the post-Production Supervisor Giovanni Moriconi will introduce the movie

 

10.55pm Docu Is Worth – US Premiere

The Lion’s Courage (64’) dir. Marco Spagnoli

 

TUESDAY, MARCH 22

1pm Italian Cinema Today by Intesa Sanpaolo – Special Screening

Land of Sons (120′) dir. Claudio Cupellini

 

3.20pm Italian Shorts: Beautiful! – World Premiere

Totem (20′) dir. Luka Tartaglia

The director will introduce the movie

Coming Up Italian Cinema Today by Intesa Sanpaolo – Special Screening

The Hidden Child (110’) dir. Roberto Andò

 

6pm Animation Italian Style – Special Screening

Arctic Friends (5’) dir. Giuseppe Squillaci

Coming up  Italian Worldwide – US Premiere

Eddie & Sunny (98’) dir. Desmond Devenish

 

8.10pm Italian Cinema Today by Intesa Sanpaolo – US Premiere

Superheroes (113’) dir. Paolo Genovese

 

10:30pm Look At… – Special Screening

Blue Eyes (87’) dir. Michela Cescon

 

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 23

12pm Italian Cinema Today by Intesa Sanpaolo – US Premiere

Comedians (96’) dir. Gabriele Salvatores

 

2pm Animation Italian Style – US Premiere

Yaya and Lennie – The Walking Liberty (110’) dir. Alessandro Rak

 

4:15pm Italian Cinema Today by Intesa Sanpaolo – US Premiere

Notes From A Women Salesman (115’) dir. Fabio Resinaro

 

6:40pm Caffè (7’) dir. Pasquale Coletti
The producer and writer Roberta De Santis will introduce the movie

Coming up Italian Cinema Today by Intesa Sanpaolo – US Premiere

The De Filippos (142’) dir. Sergio Rubini

 

9:40pm Italian Shorts: Beautiful! – US Premiere

Chiusi Fuori (9’) dir. Giorgio Testi
The director and the producer Martina Zambelletti will introduce the movie

Coming Up Italian Cinema Today by Intesa Sanpaolo – US Premiere

Marriages (95’) dir. Paolo Costella

 

 

THURSDAY, MARCH 24

1.45pm Look At… – US Premiere

Girl Returned (114’) dir. Giuseppe Bonito

 

4:10pm Look At… – US Premiere

Held Hostage (89’) dir. Eleonora Ivone

 

6pm Docu Is Beautiful – World Premiere

Heirloom (28’) dir. Michela Maria
The director, the subject Sandi Grasso and the president of the NOIAFT Taylor Taglianetti will introduce the movie

 

6:50pm Enjoy the Italian Comedies – US Premiere     

School of Mafia (95’) dir. Alessandro Pondi
The director and the actor Michele Ragno will introduce the movie

 

8.45pm Italian Shorts: Beautiful! – World Premiere

Mother (3’) dir. Valentina De Amicis
The supporters of the project Paolo Casarella and Justin Irving will introduce the movie

Coming Up Italian Worldwide – US Premiere     

Medium (90’) dir. Massimo Paolucci

 

10:40pm Docu Is Worth – US Premiere     

Wonderkids – From School Desks to the Charts (79’) dir. Alessandra Tranquillo

 

FRIDAY, MARCH 25

11.20pm Honoring Dante Spinotti – Special Screening   

Public Enemies (140′) dir. Michael Mann

 

2pm Look At… – US Premiere  

Another World (103′) dir. Luigi Pane

 

4:10pm Enjoy the Italian Comedies – World Premiere     

Non ti pago (109′) dir. Edoardo De Angelis

6pm LA ITALIA Awards Ceremony @ Italian Institute of Culture
Hosted by Consul General of Italy Silvia Chiave, Director of Italian Institute of Culture Emanuele Amendola
Presentation:
– LA Italia Excellence Awards by Intesa Sanpaolo to Dante Spinotti, Enrico Casarosa and Massimo Cantini Parrini
– LA Italia Award to Esmeralda Spadea
– LA Italia Award to La Casa Rossa Production for the movie “Ice”

6:20pm Animation Italian Style – Special Screening

Luca (95′) dir. Enrico Casarosa

 

8:25pm Enjoy the Italian Comedies – US Premiere     

Our Ghosts (90’) dir. Alessandro Capitani

 

10:20pm Enjoy the Italian Comedies – US Premiere

Sabato, Domenica e lunedì (101’) dir. Edoardo De Angelis

 

 

SATURDAY, MARCH 26

1:30pm Remembering The Legendary Maestro Vittorio Gassman – US Premiere     

I wanted to be Vittorio Gassman (16′) dir. Cristian Scardigno

 

2:15pm Italian Cinema Today by Intesa Sanpaolo – Special Screening

A Bookshop in Paris (90′) dir. Sergio Castellitto

The actor Clementino will introduce the movie

 

4:10pm Look At… – US Premiere     

Ice (120’) dir. Fabrizio Moro and Alessio De Leonardis

 

6:30pm Italian Cinema Today by Intesa Sanpaolo- US Premiere     

The King of Laughter (132’) dir. Mario Martone

 

Access to the Festival – To ensure the health, safety, and well-being of everyone in
attendance, guests are required to wear a mask and provide proof of full vaccination or proof of a negative Covid-19 test taken within 48 hours before the event.

It also requires a TaTaTu account. Please follow the instructions below:
1) Sign up to TaTaTu via www.tatatu.com or by downloading the app;
2) Make your first post on your new TaTaTu profile;
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4) After the event, post photos or videos of the Festival on TaTaTu and your other social media profiles and tag @tatatuofficial. The best content will be selected to be part of a new TaTaTu campaign!


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The screenings are available only for USA public

 

SUNDAY, MARCH 20

Homage to Vittorio Gassman

5pm         Let me speak. I am Gassman!  Vittorio King of Comedy (94’) dir. Fabrizio Corallo

Italian Panorama

5:30pm   Jing (9’) dir. Gianluca Zoppa

6pm         Waiters (9’) dir. Adriano Giotti

6:30pm   Cupid (15’) dir. Valerio Chicca

7pm         Psalm 101 (20’) dir. Giuseppe Daniele Amalfi

Look At…

8pm         2020: life and death of a virus (50’) dir. Edo Tagliavini      

MONDAY, MARCH 21

Italian Panorama

5pm        Dream (15′) dir. Davide Vigore                

5:30pm   Manuel (19′) dir. Mario d’Anna and Stefano Mangoni

6pm         Antonio (29’) dir. Emiliano De Martino

6:30pm   Air Hunger (15’) dir. Lorenzo Santoni

7pm         The Guardian and the Ghost (15’) dir. Christian Filippi

Look At…

8pm              My Place is Here (81’) dir. Michele Aiello

TUESDAY, MARCH 22

Italian Panorama

5pm              I am Matteo (20′) dir. Loris Di Pasquale

5:30pm        The Sultry Hour (15’) dir. Paolo Sideri

6pm              Let Me Go (16’) dir. Roberto Carta

6:30pm         I Will Never Do It Again (14’) dir. Francesco Falaschi

7pm              A Night in March (15’) dir. Gianni Aureli

 

Look At…

8pm              The 20th Century New Town (62’) dir. Dario Biello 

 

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 23

Italian Panorama

5pm              Every Time I Close My Eyes (15′) dir. Niccolò Bottero

5:30pm        Mario’s Tale (11’) dir. Alice Sagrati

Look At…

6pm              We Cannot Live Under That Flag (41’) dir. Lucio Laugelli

Italian Panorama

6:30pm        A window that breathes the city (7’) dir. Elisa Lacicerchia

7pm              I Am Here. Giuliana Traverso (11’) dir. Samuele Mancini and Matteo Garzi

8pm              Stracci (52’) dir. Tommaso Santi

 

THURSDAY, MARCH 24

Italian Panorama

5pm              The Club (25’) dir. Jacopo Miliani

5:30pm        Evergreen Forest (12’) dir. Tommaso Diaceri

6pm              The Perfect Photograph (11’) dir. Eleonora Mozzi

6:30pm        Flowing Water Carries No Poison (10’) dir. Letizia Zartti

7pm              The Carousel (27’) dir. Simone Arrighi

Look At…

8pm              The Grand Bolero (90’) dir. Gabriele Fabbro

 

FRIDAY, MARCH 25

Italian Panorama

5pm              TG Brainwashing (9′) dir. Enrico Bellenghi

5:30pm        Fishman (19’) dir. Nicolas Spatarella and Raffaele Rossi

6pm              Le Buone Maniere (19’) dir. Valerio Vestoso

6:30pm         Light Incredibly Light (16’) dir. Antimo Campanile

7pm               Freak Love (7’) dir. Sasha Mori

 

Look At…

8pm                  Fra Due Battiti (103’) dir. Stefano Usardi

 

SATURDAY, MARCH 26

Look At…

5pm Alive Silver (31′) dir. Stefania Porcheddu

 

Italian Panorama

5:30pm            Punishment (18′) dir. Cristina Di Lorito

6pm                 The Voice of Laura 2.0 (20′) dir. Giuseppe Bucci

6.30pm           The Last Habanera (18′) dir. Carlo Licheri

7pm                The Stain (13′) dir. Caterina Fattori

 


STREAMING ON:

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The screenings are available for Italian and USA public

 

SUNDAY, MARCH 20

Indie is Beautiful

5pm         The Case (40’) dir. Maurizio Forestieri

5:30pm   One Hundred and Eight (50’) dir. Giuseppe Bellasalma, Michele Lipori and Claudio Paravati

6pm         I Believe (20’) dir. Lena

6:30pm   En Camino – México, machismo and clouds (30’) dir. Isabella Cortese, Federico Fenucci and Giuditta Vettese

7pm         Portrait of Masri (20’) dir. Matteo Giulio Pagliai

7:30pm   Mosaic in Disarray (18’) dir. Vittoria Rizzardi Penalosa

8pm         Dog (80’) dir. Federico Alotto

MONDAY, MARCH 21

The Italian Job

5pm         Rutunn’ (14’) dir. Fabio Patrassi

5:30pm   The Never Born (20’) dir. Tania Innamorati and Gregoy J. Rossi

6pm         Black Madonna (18’) dir. Lucia Senesi

6:30pm   Good Manners (14’) dir. Gianfranco Antacido

7pm         Things Left Unsaid (15’) dir. Daniele Catini

Indie is Beautiful

8pm         All’alba perderò (86’) dir. Andrea Muzzi

TUESDAY, MARCH 22

The Italian Job

5pm        When We Were Just Water (14’) dir. Michele Affaticati

5:30pm  Heads or Tails (15’) dir. Caterina Gabanella

6pm        Trittico (20’) dir. Filiberto Signorello

6:30pm  The Invitation (15’) dir. Fratelli Borruto

7pm        Homeostasis (18’) dir. Paolo Mannarino

7:30pm  Call to the Wild (10’) dir. Arturo Delle Donne

Indie is Beautiful

8pm        Spicy Calabria (57’) dir. Giacomo Arrigoni

 

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 23

The Italian Job

5pm         A occhi chiusi (7’) dir. Alessandro Perrella

5:30pm   Buio e Luce (3’) dir. Alessia Ambrosini

6pm         Alima (9’) dir. Ilde Mauri

6:30pm   Witch’s Heart (8’) dir. Marco Baroni

7pm         Bailabamba (17’) dir. AndreaWalts

7:30pm   Bittersweet Rainbow (19’) dir. Luca Bertossi

Indie is Beautiful

8pm        If We Told The Truth (60’) dir. Giulia Minoli and Emanuela Giordano

 

THURSDAY, MARCH 24

The Italian Job

5pm          C’è un uomo sul treno per Sant’Antonio ma è morto a Dallas (15’) dir. Federico Videtta

6pm          Mami Wata (9’) dir. Paola Beatrice Ortolani

6:30pm    Nina, Lellè e U Mari (15’) dir. Maria Giulia Mutolo

7pm          Carlè (12’) dir. Francesco Manzato

7:30pm    Lockdownlove.it (20’) dir. Anna Marcello

Indie is Beautiful

8pm          65 Roses (89’) dir. Davide Del Mare

FRIDAY, MARCH 25

The Italian Job

5pm          Destinata Coniugi Lo Giglio (11’) dir. Nicola Prosatore

6pm          Where the sun rises (20’) dir. Pablo Garcia Contreras

6:30pm    Isole Ciclopi (5’) dir. Ryan De Franco, Matthew Mendelson

7pm          The Rat’s Angle (10‘) dir. Paolo Sponzilli

7:30pm    Pluto (20’) dir. Ivan Saudelli

Indie is Beautiful

8pm          Breath, Try (70’) dir. Andrea Gambadoro

SATURDAY, MARCH 26

The Italian Job

5pm         Palla di Pelo (18’) dir. Giovanni Roviaro

5:30pm   The Last Party (20’) dir. Matteo Damiani

6pm         I saw our future in an orb (16’) dir. Simone Fiorentino and Alan Francis Gordon

6:30pm   Mysteries (71’) dir. Mauro Mageri and Daniele Greco

7pm         Cloro (8’) dir. Alessandro Stelmasiov

7.30pm    Tomato Soup in Skid Row (48’) dir. Alexo Wandael

Indie is Beautiful

7.30pm    Sing, O Goddess (51′) dir Manuel Canelles

8pm         The Jungle (75’) dir. Cristian Natoli