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Welcome to the Italian Film Festival USA!

Join Us!
Join us on a cinematic tour of Italy--all while in the comfortable seats of a venue near you!

Enjoy fifteen recent Italian films--captivating dramas, wonderful comedies and interesting documentaries--and two short film programs at the 106 screenings nationwide.
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Fifteenth Edition
The Italian Film Festival USA takes place in 14 American cities-from the Atlantic to the Pacific-and is the largest festival dedicated exclusivelly to Italian film in the USA.
The 2019 edition brings you the best line-up of recent Italian cinema with films from award-winning directors, as well as debut films from exciting new talent. This is your chance to see the latest and best in Italian film.

Thank You!
Sincere thanks to all festival sponsors for your ongoing support! If you would like to support the Italian Film Festival USA, please visit our Be A Sponsor page.

Mathera Capital

Year of Matera
We are celebrating "Matera 2019 Capital of European Culture", as declared by the Council of Ministers of the European Union, with the documentary Mathera. This fascinating film shows the beauty of the troglodyte city, originally named Mathera, that has become a unique tourist destination.
If you love to travel, don't miss this film!

Meet the directors and actress!
After each screening there will be a Q&A


Director Francesco Prisco will introduce his film Bob & Marys on April 13 in St. Louis and April 28 in Detroit.

Director Renzo Carbonera will introduce his film Resin April 13 in Pittburgh, April 16 in Cleveland, April 19 in Detroit, April 20 in St. Louis and April 22 in Madison.

Simona Tabasco

Actress Simona Tabasco will present the film Bob & Marys on April 28 in Detroit and May 2 in Chicago.
Director Francesco Falaschi will present his film As Needed on April 5 in Detroit.

Please join us in welcoming Simona, Francesco and Renzo to the USA!


EmeraldEmerald Theatre The Venues
Screenings are held in one of twenty-seven beautiful venues nationwide, such as the 1620 seat Emerald Theatre in Mt Clemens, built in 1921, and the 1100 seat Detroit Film Theatre, built in 1927!
Detrit Film TheatreDetroit Film Theatre