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  • Anthology Film Archives present, April 26-29, a retrospective encompassing all five feature films (as well as a couple shorts) directed by the vanguard filmmaker, actor, and playwright Carmelo Bene, one of the greatest figures in Italian avant-garde culture.
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    This 1963 historical drama by Mario Monicelli, brimming with humor and honesty, is a respectful and candid ode to the power of the people, and features engaging, naturalistic performances by the likes of Marcello Mastroianni and Renato Salvatori. It is a docudrama with a slight comedic edge that was “a box office failure and Monicelli blamed himself for it,” Professor Antonio Monda (NYU) said at the screening of the film at Casa Italiana Zerilli Marimò.
  • What are the consequences of the cut of public funds on the national Cinema industry in Italy? We asked Mrs. Viviana del Bianco, the organizer of the NICE (New Italian Cinema Events) Festival, during the press conference inaugurating its 2009 edition. Find in the article information about the movies running this year. Among them, Viola di Mare by Donatella Maiorca was presented at the Italian Cultural Institute of NY on November 10th, 2009
  •  The annual film festival Open Roads: New Italian Cinema is hosted by the Film Society of Lincoln Center and includes one of the most comprehensive collections of Italian cinema

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