Embassy of Italy
April 2 - 29, 2018

Italian Film Festival USA

Don’t miss the Italian Film Festival USA, taking place in major cities across the United States. Beginning April 2, the film festival will take guests on a “cinematic tour of Italy” with various screenings from  from Chicago to Kansas City to Pittsburgh. Free admission; to find film screenings near you, click here: www.italianfilmfests.org.

Join Us! 
Join us on a cinematic tour of Italy--all while in the comfortable seats of a venue near you!

Enjoy thirteen recent Italian films--captivating dramas, wonderful comedies and interesting documentaries--and two short film programs at one of 90+ screenings nationwide.

Day of Italian Italian Research
We are celebrating the Day of Italian Research, April 15--which is Leonardo Da Vinci's birthday--with two screenings of the documentary The Sense of Beauty: April 14 at the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, and April 15 at Case Western Reserve University.

Year of Italian Food
We are celebrating "2018 The Year of Italian Food", as declared by the Italian Ministries of Culture and Agriculture, with the US premiere of the documentaryCucinì. This fascinating documentary takes you into the flavors, smells and colors of the Neapolitan gastronomic tradition.

In addition, with the drama The Last Prosecco, we recall the candidacy for the hills of the Prosecco-producing towns as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

If you love Italian cuisine and wine, don't miss these films!


Anno del cibo italiano
Katia Bernardi Meet the directors and producers!
Director Katia Bernardi and producer Davide Valentini will introduce their film Funne, Sea Dreaming Girls on April 4 in Cleveland, April 6 in Detroit and April 7 in East Lansing. Please join us in welcoming Katia and Davide to Cleveland, Detroit and East Lansing.

There will be post-film Q&A sessions.


Director Andrea Magnani will introduce his film Easy on April 16 in Chicago, April 19 in Pittsburgh, April 20 in Detroit, April 23 in Madison and April 24 in St. Louis. Please join us in welcoming Andrea to the USA.

There will be post-film Q&A sessions.

Anotnio Padovan

Director Antonio Padovan and co-producer Alessia Gatti will introduce their film The Last Prosecco on April 27 in St. Louis and April 28 in Detroit. Please join us in welcoming Alessia and Antonio to St. Louis and Detroit.

There will be post-film Q&A sessions.

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