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Film Society Unveils 13th Open Roads: New Italian Cinema Series Lineup

The Italians are returning to Film Society this June with the latest edition of Open Roads: New Italian Cinema. The annual showcase has spotlighted contemporary Italian cinema for the past 13 years.

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The Hitchhiker’s Guide to New Italian Cinema

Help us say benvenuto to an old friend, Italian cinema, with the return of our popular Open Roads festival (June 6 – 12) featuring selections from the absurd to the tragic from the likes of Marco Bellocchio, Paolo Virzi, Pappi Corsicato, Daniele Cipri, and more!

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Open Roads Q&A: “Magnificent Presence”

On the Opening Night of Open Roads: New Italian Cinema at Film Society, director Ferzan Özpetek sat down in front of a packed house to talk about experiencing what is seen and unseen.

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Interview with Daniele Vicari, “Diaz: Don’t Clean Up This Blood”

Director Daniele Vicari talks about student activism, violence in cinema, and the international scope of the human rights violations that occurred at the Diaz school in Genoa during the 2001 G8 summit.

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Interview with Ferzan Özpetek, “Magnificent Presence”

The award-winning Italian-Turkish director on poltergeists, acting, and Italian Unification. Magnificent Presence screens Friday and Monday as part of our Open Roads: New Italian Cinema festival.

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UFOs, Ghosts and DJs: Open Roads’ Genre Fare

Three science fiction mysteries and two Vincent Gallos in the number one showcase of new Italian cinema in North America. Director Q&As after each screening!

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Open Roads Lineup Announced, Member Tickets On Sale

Film Society's annual celebration of the best new Italian Cinema will take place June 8 –14 and is chock full of dramas, docs, sci-fi flicks and comedies, not to mention numerous in-person appearances from some of Italy's brightest up-and-coming talent!

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