Cinema Italian Style
November 4–11, 2021
Cinema Italian Style features some of the best in current Italian films. Now in its 13th year, the weeklong festival will take place both in person and virtually. Join us for una settimana di straordinari film italiani.
Tickets: $14 | $9 (SIFF members)
Purchase individual tickets on each film detail page.
Passes: $100 | $75 (SIFF members)
SIFF Cinema Egyptian: Nov 4–11
Proof of vaccination with photo ID required. Read full COVID Policy.
SIFF Channel: Nov 4–11
Passholders will be able to view Cinema Italian Style virtually on the SIFF Channel from 7:00am on Thursday, November 4 to 11:59pm on Thursday, November 11. Read Virtual FAQ.
Films available virtually are geoblocked to the US.
In-person screenings only (not available virtually): The Macaluso Sisters, The Image Machine of Alfredo C., The Innocent, A Chiara, The Hand of God
Italy | 2021 | 121 min. | Jonas Carpignano
November 9, 2021
From multi award-winning writer/director Jonas Carpignano (A Ciambra, Meditterranea), A Chiara is a searing, gripping and remarkably poignant drama about a Calabrian teenage girl who learns some difficult truths about her close-knit family.
Italy | 2021 | 107 min. | Alessandro Gassmann
November 8, 2021
In this bittersweet comedy, Rose decides to sell the dilapidated family home. Everyone reluctantly agrees—except her husband, Valerio—whose futile attempts to stop the sale unearth some unexpected family secrets.
Italy | 1976 | 129 min. | Luchino Visconti
November 6, 2021
Gabrielle d'Annunzio’s passionate novel is brought to life in the newly restored final masterpiece from acclaimed director Luchino Visconti, starring Giancarlo Giannini, Laura Antonelli, and Jennifer O'Neill.
Italy | 2021 | 76 min. | Roland Sejko
November 5, 2021
An unexpected discovery in the Albanian historical archives unearths the life story of a cameraman who recorded the lives of the thousands of Italians detained in Albania during the Communist era.
Italy | 2021 | 109 min. | Riccardo Milani
November 10, 2021
The second chapter of the blockbuster comedy Like a Cat on a Highway sees the return of Paola Cortellesi and Antonio Albanese as foul-mouthed, tattooed Monica and radical chic intellectual Giovanni, three years since the end of their love story.
Italy | 2020 | 109 min. | Pietro Castellitto
November 7, 2021
Winner of Best New Director at the 2021 David di Donatello Awards, actor/director Pietro Castellitto delivers an entertaining black comedy which sees two families from opposing social backgrounds collide.