Watch a summer night movie at the annual Little Italy Summer Film Festival every Saturday night this summer from June through August.
You’ll feel like you’re being transported to Italy for the night as you enjoy these wonderful Italian films, complete with English subtitles.
Feel free to bring your own picnic, snacks and blanket to enjoy the show! Be sure to bring a light jacket or blanket to keep warm, as it may get a little chilly. No outside alcoholic beverages or animals permitted. The Little Italy Summer Film Festival is presented by the Little Italy Association and Cinema Little Italy. A $5 donation will be accepted as admittance fee.
June 23rd / Lasciati Andare (Let Yourself Go) - Comedy
Elia, is a psychologist. To combat Elia’s illness, his doctor prescribes physical activity. Happily, Elia chances upon Claudia, an eccentric personal trainer. 100’
June 30th / Funne (Sea Dreaming Girls) - Documentary
Twelve eighty year olds dream of seeing the sea for the first time. Their fundraising efforts bring laughter, tears, jealousy and fear.
July 7th / Beata la Ignoranza (Blessed Ignorance) - Comedy
A rivalry forms between two teachers who are polar opposites: a strict, old-fashioned by-the-book instructor and his cheerful young counterpart interested in social media.
July 14th / Poli Opposti (Opposites Attract) - Comedy
She's a divorce lawyer and single mother perpetually at war with men. He is a marriage therapist--single and not looking. They collide in romantic Rome.
July 21st / Umberto D - Drama
The story of an old man's struggle to keep from falling from poverty into shame. It may be the best of the Italian neorealist films.
July 28th / Guerra per Amore (At war for Love) - Comedy
Sicilian immigrant Arturo is a waiter in a New York restaurant. He falls in love with Flora…but she’s engaged to the son of a mafia boss.
August 4th / Finche c’e’ Prosecco c’e’ Speranza (The Last Prosecco) – Drama
A winemaking Count fights to protect his territory—the conflict between greed and respect for the land.
August 11th / Tutto Quello che Vuoi (Friends by Chance) - Drama/Comedy
Allessandro is the walking companion to an 85 year old poet. The poet recalls something of a treasure, kicking off a frantic search.
August 18th / La Tenerezza (Holding Hands) - Drama
Fabio and Michela move next door to the ill-tempered Lorenzo. One evening Lorenzo returns home to find a terrible uproar.
August 25th / L’Ora Legale (It’s the Law) – Comedy
The election of a mayor is approaching in a small Sicilian village. Will the crooked Gaetano or professor Natoli be elected?
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