This year's diverse lineup, presented by the Film Society of Lincoln Center and Istituto Luce Cinecittà, includes the Berlin Film Festival sleeper hit by the D’Innocenzo brothers, Boys Cry, the story of two best friends who get in over their heads with organized crime; Innovative director Fulvio Risuleo's Look Up; Fabio Grassadonia and Antonio Piazza’s second feature, Sicilian Ghost Story; Sergio Castellitto’s emotionally-driven Fortunata, with Jasmine Trinca, who won the Un Certain Regard Best Actress prize at last year’s Cannes Film Festival; and three works by returning Open Roads filmmakers: Marco Tullio Giordana’s Name of a Woman, Ferzan Ozpetek’s Naples in Veils, starring the talented Giovanna Mezzogiorno and Alessandro Borghi, Francesca Comencini's Locarno hit Stories of Love That Cannot Belong to This World and Paolo Genovese's star-studded The Place.
|Naples in Veils|
The Taviani Brothers' new film Rainbow: A Private Affair, which is also their last together as Vittorio passed away in April, will be paired with a special screening of their 1983 classic, The Night of the Shooting Stars.
|Rainbow: A Private Affair|
Marco Tullio Giordana to present Nome di donna
|Stories of Love That Cannot Belong to This World|