All posts by Valentina Padula-Castleberg


                                                                                                       2023 – 3 SATURDAYS Introduction by Anna Brusutti UCSB Film and Media Dept FREE ADMISSION Cari Amici – Dear Friends, It is with great pleasure that we announce the 2023 movie line-up of Cinema Italiano Contemporaneo. This year the series will start with a beautiful documentary, whose director will be present at the screening and Read more [...]


Cari Amici - We are delighted to announce the movie line-up for this year's Classico.  While discussing possible common threads, we thought that you would find interesting and intriguing to see three great movies featuring one of the greatest Italian actors of all times:  Giancarlo Giannini.  As always, the movies will be presented by our Artistic Director, Anna Brusutti. And here is the line up: SATURDAY, February 24, 2018 Mimi metallurgico ferito nell’onore (The Seduction of Read more [...]


Ciao Amici! Circolo italiano is excited to announce the new movie line up for Cinema Italiano Contemporaneo 2017!  For this Fall, we have chosen movies which will make you laugh and will keep you entertained, while providing some interesting considerations on life and human nature. We will open on September 23rd with a movie that has captivated wide audiences in Italy, Perfetti sconosciuti (Perfect Strangers), in which a group of friends come together for dinner in perfect harmony, to Read more [...]