PROGRAM

November 14th

At 6.30 pm the world premiere of the 4k digital restored version of The easy life (Il sorpasso) by Dino Risi, starring Vittorio Gassman, Catherine Spaak and Jean-Louis Trintignant, realized by Luce Cinecittà, Cineteca di Bologna and Surf Film, distributed by Janus Film.

The screening at the Egyptian Theatre is in partnership with AFI FEST 2016 presented by Audi.

For ticket information: http://www.afi.com/afifest/freetickets.aspx

November 15th

At 9.30 pm screening of Franca: chaos and creation by Francesco Carrozzini, an intimate portrait of Franca Sozzani, the legendary Editor-in-Chief of Vogue Italia.
The screening at the Egyptian Theatre is in partnership with AFI FEST 2016 presented by Audi.

For ticket information: http://www.afi.com/afifest/freetickets.aspx

November 16th

The day begins with a morning press conference to introduce the delegation of talents from Italy to the Los Angeles press. Talents include: directors Gianfranco Rosi (Fire at sea), Francesco Carrozzini (Franca: Chaos and Creation), Edoardo De Angelis (Indivisible), Claudio Giovannesi (Fiore), Gabriele Mainetti (They call me Jeeg), Gabriele Muccino (Summertime) and actress Kasia Smutniak (Perfect strangers).

In the evening, Cinema Italian Style 2016 will present the photographic exhibition “Recipes and portraits of Actors” by Stefano Guindani, at the Italian Cultural Institute, produced by Rai Cinema. This event is invitation only and is part of the week dedicated to “Extraordinary Italian Taste. First Week of Italian Cuisine in the World” program.

November 17th

The opening night of Cinema Italian Style, will start at 5:45 pm, with the Italian cast on the red carpet at the Egyptian Theatre. Confirmed talents include: directors Gianfranco Rosi (Fire at sea), Francesco Carrozzini (Franca: Chaos and Creation), Ivan Cotroneo (One kiss),  Edoardo De Angelis (Indivisible), Claudio Giovannesi (Fiore), Gabriele Mainetti (They call me Jeeg), Gabriele Muccino (Summertime) and actress Kasia Smutniak (Perfect strangers).

At 6:00 pm: screening of Fire at sea by Gianfranco Rosi, the Italian Entry – Best Foreign Language Film at the 89th Academy Awards®, in partnership with AFI FEST 2016 presented by Audi. After the screening, “Master in conversation”: conversation with director Gianfranco Rosi and Alberto Barbera, director of the Venice International Film Festival.

For ticket information: http://www.afi.com/afifest/freetickets.aspx

From November 18th to 22th

Screenings of some of the best Italian films of the year at the Aero Theatre in Santa Monica, introduced by Italian directors and actors.

A selection of the best short films of this year will be screened every day before the film program, in collaboration with Roma Creative Contest.

November 23th

Screening of a selection of documentaries and shorts at the Italian Cultural Institute.