2021 Contemporary Italian Film series

The ICCC is proud to continue to promote Italy’s compelling film legacy by exploring its contemporary films. You can either join us from the comfort of your couch or by coming to the Milford House in 2021.

Below the lineup and where the movie will take place.

INFO:

All movies are in Italian with English subtitles.
For the movies screened at the Center, doors open at 6.45 pm. Film starts at 7 pm.
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An access code will be emailed directly for the movies that are streamed online.
All sales are final.

SCHEDULE:

  1. January 20, 2021 : La volta buona (The good one) (AT THE MILFORD HOUSE)
  2. February 17, 2021 : Ladro di giorni (Stolen Days) (STREAMING)
  3. March 24, 2021 : La dea fortuna (The Goddess of Fortune) (AT THE MILFORD HOUSE)
  4. April 21, 2021 : Il sindaco del rione sanità (The Mayor of Rione Sanitá) (STREAMING)
  5. May 19, 2021 : Compromessi sposi (You can’t kiss the bride) (AT THE MILFORD HOUSE)
  6. June 16, 2021 : Uno di famiglia (One of the family) (STREAMING)
  7. July 21, 2021 : Nevia (AT THE MILFORD HOUSE)

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Scroll below to watch the trailers and know more about each movie.

Please take a careful look at the precautions our Center is taking to avoid the spread of the virus:
We ask that you maintain the recommended social distancing while in the Milford house. Seating for the movie will be limited.
We strongly encourage you to buy your ticket before the day of the event either by calling the office with a credit card number or by registering on Eventbrite. No cash will be accepted the day of the event.
We ask that our employees and visitors wear a face mask to protect themselves and others.
No snacks available before the movie. Only water and soda will be provided.

 

January 20, 2021 / at Milford House

La Volta Buona (The Good One)

Directed by Vincenzo Marra.
With Massimo Ghini, Ramiro Garcia, Max Tortora, Francesco Montanari, Gioia Spaziani, Antonio Gerardi, Massimo Wertmuller.

Bartolomeo, sports attorney, lives by tricks and petty cheats. Over the years he has wasted the many opportunities he had, the habit of gambling has made him lose money and family and now he spends his days in the suburbs hoping to find the new Maradona. Always looking for a stroke of luck, one day he receives a phone call: in Uruguay there is a little boy, Pablito, who is a real phenomenon, a champion who will surely make it into Italian football. For Bartolomeo the opportunity has finally arrived to take back all that he has lost. For Pablito, the dream of a better life can be realized. For both it seems to be the right time …

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February 17, 2021 / Streaming

Ladro di Giorni (Stolen Days)

 

Directed by Guido Lombardi
With Riccardo Scamarcio, Massimo Popolizio, Augusto Zazzaro, Giorgio Careccia, Vanessa Scalera, Carlo Cerciello, Rosa Diletta Rossi

Salvo, eleven, lives with his uncles in Trentino. On the day of First Communion, while playing football with friends, a man unexpectedly appears on the sidelines, Vincenzo is his father. Salvo hardly recognizes him, he hasn’t seen him, in fact, for seven years, since two carabinieri had taken him away from their home in Puglia. Now Vincenzo is out of prison, says he wants to spend a few days with his son and leaves with him towards the south. During this journey through Italy, marked by many encounters and memories, Salvo will learn about his father but will also have to deal with his secrets and his past.

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March 24, 2021 / at Milford House

La Dea Fortuna (The Goddess of Fortune)

 

Directed by Ferzan Ozpetek
With Stefano Accorsi, Edoardo Leo, Jasmine Trinca

Arturo (Stefano Accorsi) and Alessandro (Edoardo Leo) have been a couple for more than fifteen years. Although passion and love have turned into an important affection, their relationship has been in crisis for some time. The sudden arrival in their lives of two children left in their custody for a few days by Annamaria (Jasmine Trinca), Alessandro’s best friend, could however give an unexpected turn to their tired routine.
The solution will be a foolish gesture. But on the other hand, love is a state of pleasant madness.

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April 21, 2021 / STREAMING

Il Sindaco Del Rione Sanità (The Mayor of Rione Sanità)

 

Directed by Mario Martone
With FRANCESCO DI LEVA, MASSIMILIANO GALLO, ROBERTO DE FRANCESCO

Antonio Barracano, a “man of honor” who knows how to distinguish between “good people and bad people”, is the “Mayor” of the Sanità district. With his charismatic influence and the help of his doctor friend, he administers justice according to his own criteria, outside the state and above the parties. Those who “keep saints” go to Heaven and those who don’t keep them go to Don Antonio, this is the rule. When Rafiluccio Santaniello, the baker’s son, determined to kill his father, Don Antonio, appears to him in despair, he recognizes in the young man the same feeling of revenge that had obsessed him as a boy and then changed him forever. The Mayor decides to intervene to reconcile father and son and save them both

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May 19, 2021 / at Milford House

Compromessi Sposi (You Can’t Kiss the Bride)

 

Directed by Francesco Miccichè
With Vincenzo Salemme, Diego Abatantuono, Dino Abbrescia, Rosita Celentano, Elda Alvigini

Ready to come to terms to go up to the altar? A young fashion blogger from Gaeta (Grace Ambrose) and a Milanese boy (Lorenzo Zurzolo) who aspires to be a songwriter would seem to have little in common, but when the spark of love strikes, every difference disappears. Within one night they decide to get married. Even their fathers have nothing in common: Gaetano (Vincenzo Salemme) is a rigid mayor of the South, Diego (Diego Abatantuono) is a wealthy entrepreneur from the North. If among the boys it was love immediately, among the future consu-in-laws it is hate at first sight. To unite them only one goal: to prevent the marriage of their children at all costs. In a battle played by all means and which will involve the whole family, will the paternal coalition succeed in averting the marriage of the children?

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June 16, 2021 / STREAMING

Uno di Famiglia (One of the Family)

 

Directed by Alessio Maria Federici
With Lucia Ocone Moise Curia, Neri Marcorè, Nino Frassica, Pietro Sermonti, Sarah Felberbaum

Luca (Pietro Sermonti), forty-three meek and sly, makes ends meet by teaching diction. One day, by chance, he saves the life of his pupil Mario (Moisè Curia), a young man eager to be an actor whose dialect inflection needs to be corrected. Unbeknownst to Luca, however, the boy is the scion of a powerful Calabrian underworld family: the SERRANO ’, now in debt to him! Like a bolt from the blue in his life and in that of his fiancée Regina (Sarah Felberbaum), the ruthless Aunt Angela known as “Della Morte” (Lucia Ocone) and the “fammigghia” boss Peppino Serranò (Nino Frassica) break in … l man no one can say no to! Misunderstandings and tragicomic events will follow each other in history involving Luca’s friends, acquaintances and enemies … each one in his own way will deal with the various components of the colorful criminal core … because it is not always an advantage to be “ONE OF THE FAMILY” .

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July 21, 2021 / at Milford House

Nevia

Directed by Nunzia De Stefano
With Virginia Apicella, Pietra Montecorvino, Rosy Franzese, Pietro Ragusa, Franca Abategiovanni, Simone Borrelli, Gianfranco Gallo, Lola Bello

Nevia is 17: too old for the place where she lives and where she grew up before she was even a child. Petite and immature, she is a stubborn teenager, who grew up with her grandmother Nanà, aunt Lucia and her younger sister, Enza, in the Ponticelli container field. Nevia tries to be respected in a world where being born a woman does not offer any opportunity, on the contrary: she knows it, and protects herself from that femininity that hangs over her by hiding inside her sporty clothes and behind a rebellious attitude. Her days go by all the same, between small jobs and big responsibilities, contrasts with her grandmother and tenderness for her sister. Until one day the arrival of a circus bursts into the girl’s daily life, offering her an unexpected possibility …

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