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Open Roads 2023

Italian Cinema on Stage

June 3, 2023
3:30 pm

The event will also be broadcast live on our
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A round table with the following representatives of the artistic delegation of
Open Roads: New Italian Cinema 2023
22nd Edition June 1-8, 2023


Francesca ArchibugiThe Hummingbird / Il Colibrì
Margherita MazzuccoChiara
Michele VannucciDelta
Tommaso RagnoDry / Siccità & Nostalgia
Giuseppe FiorelloFireworks / Stranizza d’Amuri
Davide GentileMy Summer with the Shark / Denti da Squalo
Niccolò FalsettiMargins / Margini
Roberto De PaolisPrincess
Monica DugoLike Turtles / Come le Tartarughe
Gabriele Pizzurro – Fireworks / Stranizza d’Amuri
Samuele Segreto – Fireworks / Stranizza d’Amuri

Moderated by Filippo Piscopo
With the participation of Michael F. Moore



Open Roads: New Italian Cinema is the only screening series to offer North American audiences a diverse and extensive lineup of contemporary Italian films. This year’s edition again strikes a balance between emerging talents and esteemed veterans; commercial and independent fare; and outrageous comedies, gripping dramas, and captivating documentaries.

The opening-night screening is Francesca Archibugi’s latest feature The Hummingbird, adapted from Sandro Veronesi’s Strega Prize-winning novel, an at once epic and intimate chronicle of love and familial ups and downs that spans six decades and three generations, featuring Pierfrancesco Favino, Berenice Bejo, Laura Morante, Nanni Moretti, and others.

Open Roads is presented by Cinecittà and Film at Lincoln Center.


About the Moderator:
Emmy® Award winner Filippo Piscopo intersects his true passion as a film director/producer with impactful camera work. Inspired by content resonating with diverse audiences, Filippo has crafted engaging stories supported, among other entities, by the Sundance Institute and featured at film venues such as the Venice Film Festival, IDFA’s Central Pitch, and the IFP’s Spotlight on Documentaries. Filippo’s documentary work, often in collaboration with his wife and film director/partner Lorena Luciano, has opened to good reviews by mainstream media such as Variety and the New York Times and has been distributed globally. His latest HBO documentary “It Will Be Chaos”, won an Emmy® Award for Outstanding Current Affairs Documentary in 2019.

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