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The 2022 Italian Film Festival returns this spring – with first highlights being announced!

The 2022 Festival opens in Brisbane on 21 September with Italian box office hit BELLI CIAO, starring comedic duo Pio and Amedeo. It follows two formerly inseparable friends who reunite in their hometown in Puglia after years apart, resulting in an entertaining north versus south culture clash. Opening Night receptions will include delicious Italian antipasti, Santa Margherita Prosecco and more. Direct from the Cannes Film Festival is this year's Festival Centrepiece NOSTALGIA, directed ...

New spring dates for the 2021 St. ALi Italian Film Festival!

The highly anticipated Festival will be an antidote to current lockdown woes with new start dates planned for October 20th in Brisbane, Adelaide, Byron Bay and Canberra, October 21st in Perth, October 28th in Sydney and October 29th in Melbourne. As previously announced, the Festival will open with the Australian premiere of Daniele Luchetti’s THE TIES (Lacci) which opened last year’s Venice Film Festival and also include 2021 Cannes Directors' Fortnight winner TO CHIARA (A Chiara), ...

Ordinary Justice Movie Review

It’s told mostly through the actions of a little girl and a young woman who are left stranded outside the courtroom while one of the parents is inside enduring the reality of the law. At first, the two women have no interaction, this ever so slowly changes as time draws on and boredom sets in.   //   Taking so much time to establish a relationship between the two main players forces you to discard your usual thirst for quick dramatic tension. It eases you into a view ...