independent films

TIFF 17 Reveals First Gala & Special Presentation Titles

TIFF 17 Reveals First Gala & Special Presentation Titles

Featuring premieres from filmmakers including Hany Abu-Assad, Haifaa Al Mansour, Darren Aronofsky, George Clooney, Guillermo del Toro, Richard Eyre, Stephen Frears,Deniz Gamze Ergüven, Greta Gerwig, Craig Gillespie, David Gordon Green, MahamatSaleh Haroun, Angelina Jolie, Anurag Kashyap, Mélanie Laurent, Sebastián Lelio, Ben Lewin, Martin McDonagh, Hansal Mehta, Olivier Nakache, Alexander Payne, Angela Robinson, Andy Serkis, Eric […]

2017 Italian Contemporary Film Festival (ICFF) Opening Night Remarks & Q&A (Italian & English)

2017 Italian Contemporary Film Festival (ICFF) Opening Night Remarks & Q&A (Italian & English)

The ICFF opens with the film Qualcosa di Nuovo (Something New) starring Paola Cortellesi who was in attendance to introduce film as well as for a Q&A after the film. Before the screening Cristiano De Florentiis (ICFF Artistic Director), Paul Golini (ICFF President), Gian Lorenzo Cornado (Italian Ambassador in Canada) as well as actors Paola […]

The ICFF Press Conference for Paola Cortellesi (Italian & English Translation)

The ICFF Press Conference for Paola Cortellesi (Italian & English Translation)

On June 8th, the opening day of the 2017 Italian Contemporary Film Festival, at the Italian Cultural Institute the festival held a press conference for Paola Cortellesi ran by Artistic Director Cristiano De Florentiis. Paola Cortellesi is an eclectic Italian actress, singer, voice actress and presenter, who has starred in over 20 movies as well […]

ICFF 2017 – From Bello To Beautiful Ontario 150 Free Screenings

ICFF 2017 – From Bello To Beautiful Ontario 150 Free Screenings

Please visit the ICFF Website for more info on the From Bello To Beautiful Ontario 150 Free Screenings series or festival. – Originally Posted May 28, 2017

Watch Clips from the 2017 ICFF Press Conference Regarding Films, Guest Stars & Parties

Watch Clips from the 2017 ICFF Press Conference Regarding Films, Guest Stars & Parties

The 2017 Italian Contemporary Film Festival press conference took place on May 8 at the Ritz-Carlton in Toronto. – Originally Posted May 23, 2017 – photo l-r Artistic Director Cristiano De Florentiis & President Paul Golini

2017 Italian Contemporary Film Festival Launches Program

2017 Italian Contemporary Film Festival Launches Program

Box office superstar Christian De Sica, son of iconic director and actor Vittorio De Sica, as well as internationally awarded screen actors Paola Cortellesi, Alan Barillaro, Giancarlo Giannini and Franco Nero to be special guests of the ICFF 2017, which expands across six Canadian cities, with the new addition of Vancouver. TORONTO – The Italian […]

ICFF 17 – THE SPACE INBETWEEN

ICFF 17 – THE SPACE INBETWEEN

Screening Times & Locations: June 14 2017 @ 6:45 PM Toronto – TIFF Bell Lightbox June 15 2017 @ 8:00 PM Vaughan – Cineplex Cinemas PLOT: Marco is 35, and works at a factory in Udine, Northern Italy to be there and nurse his ailing father. Although his real passion is cooking and Marco dreams […]

ICFF 17 – Il PADRE D’ITALIA (THERE IS A LIGHT)

ICFF 17 – Il PADRE D’ITALIA (THERE IS A LIGHT)

June 12 2017 @ 8:45 PM Vaughan – Cineplex Cinemas PLOT: Paolo is a skeptical 30-year-old who works unwillingly as a sales clerk in a Turin department store. Mia is a back-up singer in a band and lives her life haphazardly, which leads her being practically homeless. Paolo’s past is marked by a pain he […]

ICFF 17 – JONAS KAUFMANN: MY ITALY

ICFF 17 – JONAS KAUFMANN: MY ITALY

Screening Times & Locations: June 13 2017 @ 6:00 PM Vaughan – Cineplex Cinemas PLOT: This film documents Jonas Kaufmann’s special affinity with the Italian language, the Italian way of life, culture and music. Jonas presents his personal tribute to a culture where the influence and beauty of Opera goes beyond the walls of the […]

2017 Italian Contemporary Film Festival (ICFF) Lineup

2017 Italian Contemporary Film Festival (ICFF) Lineup

Italian Contemporary Film Festival launches its 2017 program with a special focus on Italian-Canadians. Box office superstar Christian De Sica, son of iconic director and actor Vittorio De Sica, as well as internationally awarded screen actors Paola Cortellesi, Alan Barillaro, Giancarlo Giannini and Franco Nero to be special guests of the ICFF 2017, which expands […]

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