New York University Florence in collaboration with the Assessore of Youth Policies of the Comune di Firenze presents the sixth film series dedicated to Italian Cinema focusing on contemporary Italian Identity. Cinema Giovane is an insightful way to study the evolution of Italian culture, history, and society. Cinema Giovane introduces students, both foreign and Italian, to contemporary topics present in Italian cinema and investigates these issues through the medium of film. Films w ill be introduced by Prof. Vito Zagarrio, film director and Professor of Cinema at NYU Florence and Roma3, who will also show a short montage video about how the Italian elections were represented in the history of Italian film. After each film, a special guest speaker associated with each movie, will open a discussion with students.
Faculty and Students only (Free Admission)
February 11 Aprile Directed by Nanni Moretti Guests: Linda Campani, Stanford University and Cristina Jandelli, University of Florence
February 12 Don Camillo e l’Onorevole Peppone Directed by Carmine Gallone Guest: Paola Valentini, University of Florence
February 18 Diverso da chi? Directed by Umberto Carteni Guest: Fabio Bonifacci, Screenwriter
February 19 Milano 55, 1 - Cronaca di una settimana di passioni Directed by Bruno Oliviero and Luca Mosso Guest: Luca Mosso, Director