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Despicable Me 3 Poster

Despicable Me 3

Balthazar Bratt, a child star from the 1980s, hatches a scheme for world domination. Read more

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I Am Heath Ledger Poster

I Am Heath Ledger

A feature length documentary celebrating the life of Heath Ledger: actor, artist and icon. The documentary provides an intimate look at Heath Ledger through the lens of his own camera as he films and often performs in his own personal journey. Read more

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Monsieur Chocolat

From circus to theatre, from anonymity to fame, this film follows the incredible destiny of Chocolat the clown, the first black stage performer in France. This is the singular story of an exceptional artist. The unprecedented duo he forms with Footit is very popular in Belle E?poque Paris, until... Read more

The House Poster

The House

A dad convinces his friends to start an illegal casino in his basement after he and his wife spend their daughter's college fund. Read more

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The Passion of Augustine

In a small convent school in rural Quebec, Mother Augustine provides a musical education to young women no matter their socio-economic background. However, with the looming changes brought by Vatican II and Quebec`s Quiet Revolution, the school`s future is at peril. Read more

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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul

Greg convinces his family to take a road trip to attend his great grandmother's 90th birthday as a cover for what he really wants: to attend a nearby gamer convention. Unsurprisingly, things do not go according to plan and Heffley family antics ensue. Read more

Long Way North Poster

Long Way North

Long Way North is a beautifully animated historical fantasy about a 19th-century Russian girl who embarks on a hazardous adventure to the North Pole to find her grandfather’s ship and save her family’s honour. Read more

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Iff - Roman Holiday

ITALIAN FILM FESTIVAL OPENING NIGHT
A special, complimentary aperitivi for Cinema Italiano Festival Ticketholders. Drinks by Peroni, Carpineto & San Pellegrino served with cicchetti. Tickets $25

For our Opening Night film we have chosen Roman Holiday, known for its universal appeal... Read more

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Iff - Sweet Dreams / Fei Bei Sogni Poster

Iff - Sweet Dreams / Fei Bei Sogni

This film is based on journalist Massimo Gramellini’s best-selling autobiographical novel “Sweet Dreams, Little One”. Sweet Dreams has an emotional unity and urgency that holds the attention to the end. Director Marco Bellocchio has been making films for over fifty years and the hand of a... Read more

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The Journey Poster

The Journey

A fictional account of the extraordinary story of two implacable enemies in Northern Ireland - firebrand Democratic Unionist Party leader Paisley and Sinn Fein politician Martin McGuinness - who are forced to take a short journey together in which they will take the biggest leap of faith and... Read more

War for the Planet of the Apes Poster

War for the Planet of the Apes

In War for the Planet of the Apes, the third chapter of the critically acclaimed blockbuster franchise, Caesar and his apes are forced into a deadly conflict with an army of humans led by a ruthless Colonel. After the apes suffer unimaginable losses, Caesar wrestles with his darker instincts and... Read more

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NT Live: Twelfth Night Poster

NT Live: Twelfth Night

Tamsin Greig is Malvolia in a new twist on Shakespeare’s classic comedy of mistaken identity. A ship is wrecked on the rocks. Viola is washed ashore but her twin brother Sebastian is lost. Determined to survive on her own, she steps out to explore a new land. So begins a whirlwind of... Read more

Dunkirk Poster

Dunkirk

Acclaimed auteur Christopher Nolan directs this World War II thriller about the evacuation of Allied troops from the French city of Dunkirk before Nazi forces can take hold. Tom Hardy, Kenneth Branagh and Mark Rylance co-star, with longtime Nolan collaborator Hans Zimmer providing the score. Read more

Paris Can Wait Poster

Paris Can Wait

Anne is at a crossroads in her life. Long married to a successful, driven but inattentive movie producer, she unexpectedly finds herself taking a car trip from Cannes to Paris with a business associate of her husband. What should be a seven-hour drive turns into a carefree two-day adventure... Read more

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Hampstead

An American widow finds unexpected love with a man living wild on Hampstead Heath when they take on the developers who want to destroy his home. Read more

Let Me Go Poster

Let Me Go

Let Me Go is a film about mothers and daughters, it is about ghosts from the past and the impact they leave on the present. Developed from Helga Schneider's true life story, Let Me Go explores the effect on Helga's life of being abandoned by her mother, Traudi in 1941 when she was just four years... Read more

André Rieu's 2017 Maastricht Concert Poster

André Rieu's 2017 Maastricht Concert

Known to millions as ‘The King of Waltz’, André Rieu is one of the world’s most popular music artists. His legendary annual Maastricht concert is the most eagerly anticipated cinema event of the year, last year setting new box office records in several countries. Set against the... Read more

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The Passion of Augustine Poster

The Passion of Augustine

In a small convent school in rural Quebec, Mother Augustine provides a musical education to young women no matter their socio-economic background. However, with the looming changes brought by Vatican II and Quebec's Quiet Revolution, the school's future is at peril. Read more

Polina Poster

Polina

A young girl studies classical ballet. As a young woman she turns to modern dance and choreography. Read more

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Tulip Fever

In 17th Century Amsterdam, an orphaned girl (Alicia Vikander) is forcibly married to a rich and powerful merchant (Christoph Waltz) - an unhappy "arrangement" that saves her from poverty. After her husband commissions a portrait, she begins a passionate affair with the painter (Dane DeHaan), a... Read more

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The Trip to Spain Poster

The Trip to Spain

After tripping through the UK & Italy, Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon eat, bicker and do impressions while taking in the beauty of Spain. Read more

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Iff - Solo / Assolo

Multi-talented veteran Laura Morante (God Willing), writes, directs and stars in this Woody Allen style film about a middle-aged woman who sets out to reclaim her life. The ever-luminous Morante also takes the lead role playing the neurotic Flavia who finds herself (for the first time in her... Read more

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Iff - Antonia Poster

Iff - Antonia

Ferdinando Cito Filomarino’s feature film debut traces the last decade in the short life of one of Italy’s great 20th century poets, Antonia Pozzi. What emerges in this elegant cinematic portrait is the image of a misunderstood, restless young woman and a poet ahead of her time. A creative,... Read more

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Iff - Barolo Boys Poster

Iff - Barolo Boys

Barolo Boys is the story of a group of friends, the “rebel boys” who made Barolo become the best wine in the world. Now one of the most famous red wines in the world, 30 years ago Barolo was unknown even in its own production region, the beautiful Langhe (just nominated UNESCO World Heritage... Read more

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Iff - Daddy's Girl / Belli Di Papa Poster

Iff - Daddy's Girl / Belli Di Papa

There exists an old cliché that Italian children are renowned for being spoiled and molly-coddled. Daddy’s Girl has enormous fun taking that idea to hilarious conclusions. Vincenzo, (the indefatigable Diego Abatantuono), is a solo father with three adult children. He perceives in them a... Read more

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Iff - Don't Be Bad / Non Essere Cattivo Poster

Iff - Don't Be Bad / Non Essere Cattivo

In 2015, Italy picked Don’t Be Bad, for its entry to the foreign-language Academy Award, and I can see why. This film is not what it seems on the surface. Don’t Be Bad is indeed a gritty, visceral, rollercoaster ride, but at its core it is a clever and deep exploration of friendship, hope and... Read more

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Iff - Duel Of Wine / Duello Del Vino Poster

Iff - Duel Of Wine / Duello Del Vino

The Duel of Wine is a highly original comedy set in the sometimes-pretentious world of wine, vineyards and sommeliers. The exploits of this mockumentary are outrageously amusing and completely unique. The cast is led by Charlie Arturaola (a real world renowned Sommelier and wine communicator)... Read more

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Iff - Ever Been To The Moon / Sei Mai Stata Alla Poster

Iff - Ever Been To The Moon / Sei Mai Stata Alla

Director Paolo Genovese has certainly shown his skills at the helm of some of the best Italian comedies in the last few years. It is probably his reputation that attracted some of Italy’s more accomplished actors to play minor roles in Ever Been to the Moon. The cast is led by the stunningly... Read more

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Iff - Fire At The Sea / Fuocoammare Poster

Iff - Fire At The Sea / Fuocoammare

This is a film about the greatest humanitarian crisis of all time. Set entirely on the island and in the waters around Lampedusa. The island has become the first landing place to the hundreds of thousands of refugees fleeing North across the waters of the Mediterrean in the hope of survival, let... Read more

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Iff - For Your Love / Per Amor Vostra Poster

Iff - For Your Love / Per Amor Vostra

Valeria Golino won Venice Film Festival’s ‘Best Actress’ for this performance in Italian director Giuseppe Gaudino’s highly original film. Golino plays Anna a woman who has to deal with an abusive, double-dealing husband and two teenage kids in a sometimes-hostile city. Anna works as an... Read more

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Iff - God Willing / Se Dio Voule Poster

Iff - God Willing / Se Dio Voule

God Willing was a box office hit in Italy and director Edoardo Falcone won ‘Best New Director’ at the David di Donatello Awards 2015, and you can see why. It strikes a very astute balance between clever writing and a great cast with comic precision. It is no easy feat to poke fun at both the... Read more

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Iff - Italian Race / Veloce Come Il Vento Poster

Iff - Italian Race / Veloce Come Il Vento

With Italian Race Matteo Rovere, the young Roman director reinterprets some of the beloved themes of Italian Cinema, in a tale of loss and survival, with the ‘all-Italian’ love for cars and racing in the background. Loosely based on the life of rally racing champion Carlo Capone, Italian Race... Read more

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Iff - Me Myself And Her / Io E Lei Poster

Iff - Me Myself And Her / Io E Lei

Two well-respected actors, Margherita Buy and Sabrina Ferilli team up as same sex couple in this surprising romantic comedy. The characters of Marina and Federica seem to be in a happily established relationship. One is an architect, the other a restaurateur. Their life is stylish and enviable... Read more

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Iff - Perfect Strangers / Perfetti Sconosciuti Poster

Iff - Perfect Strangers / Perfetti Sconosciuti

Not just a box office hit, but also a national phenomenon, Paolo Genovese’s latest dramedy has got the whole of Italy asking: How well do we really know those closest to us? Fuelled by a fiendishly clever screenplay and an all-star cast, Perfect Strangers gathers a group of good friends around... Read more

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Iff - Rocco And Brothers / Rocco E I Suoi Fratelli Poster

Iff - Rocco And Brothers / Rocco E I Suoi Fratelli

Luchino Visconti’s Rocco and His Brothers is a masterpiece that has had significant impact on many filmmakers that followed. The loudest champion of this film has been Italo-American filmmaker Martin Scorsese, who was instrumental in the restoration of this classic. After viewing Rocco and His... Read more

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Iff - The Confessions / Le Confessioni Poster

Iff - The Confessions / Le Confessioni

Winning the Nastro d’Argento and David di Donatello awards for Best Screenplay with his 2013 political satire Long Live Freedom (LIFF13), Roberto Andò turns his sharp gaze to the world of international finance with the story of a silent monk beholden to the privilege of confession amid a plot... Read more

Iff - The Stuff Of Dreams / La Stoffa Dei Sogni Poster

Iff - The Stuff Of Dreams / La Stoffa Dei Sogni

Art and nature are the touchstones of this gloriously theatrical, gorgeously scenic spin on “The Tempest” . A shipwreck makes for strange stage-fellows, when a group of convicted Camorra criminals and a ragtag company of actors wash up together on the Mediterranean prison island, where... Read more

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Iff - Where Am I Going? / Quo Vado Poster

Iff - Where Am I Going? / Quo Vado

39 and still living at home, South Italian slacker Checco loves his lifestyle and cushy government job. But when a new reformist government vows to curb bureaucracy, Checco finds himself transferred to the North Pole out of spite and his life changing in unimaginable ways... Read more

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Iff -theatre Of Life

Documentary on the Refettorio Ambrosiano, a high-end soup kitchen run by internationally renowned chef Massimo Bottura. The meals are made from the food waste of Expo Milano 2015, served to refugees and homeless. Read more

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Met Opera 16/17: Idomeneo Poster

Met Opera 16/17: Idomeneo

Mozart’s first operatic masterpiece returns to the Met in the classic Jean-Pierre Ponnelle production, conducted by Music Director Emeritus James Levine. The superb ensemble includes Matthew Polenzani as the king torn by a rash vow; mezzo-soprano Alice Coote in the trouser role of his noble son... Read more

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Met Opera 16/17: Eugene Onegin Poster

Met Opera 16/17: Eugene Onegin

Tchaikovsky’s setting of Pushkin’s timeless verse novel is presented on the Met stage in Deborah Warner’s moving production, starring Anna Netrebko and Dmitri Hvorostovsky as Tatiana and Onegin. Alexey Dolgov sings the role of Lenski, and Robin Ticciati conducts. Read more

Met Opera 16/17: Der Rosenkavalier Poster

Met Opera 16/17: Der Rosenkavalier

The dream cast of Renée Fleming as the Marschallin and El?na Garan?a as Octavian star in Strauss’s grandest opera. In his new production, Robert Carsen, the director behind the Met’s recent Falstaff, places the action at the end of the Habsburg Empire, underscoring the opera’s subtext of... Read more