Ciao, Amici –

I hope you had a fabulous summer!  It is now time for Cinema Italiano Contemporaneo. For this year’s Contemporaneo, our Artistic Director, Anna Brusutti, has selected the following movies:

Saturday, September 29th, 2018

Benvenuti al Sud (Welcome to the South) – 2010


Synopsis –
A postal employee from northern Italy feigns disability to get transferred.  When he is shipped to a tiny village near Naples, he brings his prejudices about the South with him…

Saturday, October 6th, 2018

Ammore e Malavita (Love and Crime) – 2017

A musical comedy.

Synopsis –
In order to avoid the death of the husband (the criminal boss Don Vincenzo, “The King of the Fish,” Donna Maria sends her henchmen to kill a lookalike (a shoe-seller) and then she sets up a fake funeral, while the husband is hiding in a secret place…

Saturday, October 13th, 2018

Napoli Velata (Naples in Veils) – 2017

A thriller.

Synopsis –
In a Naples suspended between magic and superstition, madness and rationality, a mystery envelops the existence of Adriana, overwhelmed by a sudden love and a violent crime…


All movies are in Italian with English subtitles.  For more information on the movies, please click here for a downloadable and printable poster


Fe Bland Theater ▪ SBCC West Campus ▪ 721 Cliff Drive, Santa BarbaraCA ▪DVD

7:30 pm

Doors open to general public at 7:15: Seating limited to 140 seats.

Questions? Please call me at 805-687-6837

Arrivederci al cinema.  Ciao,  Kevin