CITYFEST   

President Piera Detassis goes through the first year of the CityFest

The Fondazione Cinema per Roma chaired by Piera Detassis organizes the CityFest activities throughout the year in collaboration with the institutions, film organisms and the most important local, national and international cultural bodies.

196 screenings

38 movie theatres in the city and in the region

28 Master classes and meetings

38 talents and personalities from the worlds of art and culture have participated in the CityFest events
(Antonio Albanese, Alessandro Angelini, Francesca Archibugi, Fanny Ardant, Claudio Bisio, Margherita Buy, Alessandro Carloni, Gino Castaldo, Sergio Castellitto, Liv Corfixen, Paola Cortellesi, Ivan Cotroneo, Giancarlo De Cataldo, Concita De Gregorio, Pippo Delbono, Steve Della Casa, Pierfrancesco Favino, Fabio Fazio, Michel Fuzellier, Sarah Gavron, Elio Germano, Philip Groening, Luciana Littizzetto, Neri Marcorè, Domenico Procacci, Isabella Ragonese, Michele Riondino, Marco Risi, Ettore Scola, Franco Serra, Toni Servillo, Teho Teardo, Jaco Van Dormael, Carlo Verdone, Giovanni Veronesi, Faye Ward, Nicolas Winding Refn, Fabrizio Zampa)


The CityFest featured a large number of activities – organized by the Fondazione Cinema per Roma chaired by Piera Detassis – starting in May 2015, all around the city, the metropolitan area and the Lazio region. One of the main characteristics of the project was specifically to involve the most interesting realities in the area and some of the most evocative locations in the Capital: Auditorium Parco della Musica (Sala Sinopoli, Petrassi, Teatro Studio), MAXXI, Casa del Cinema, Nuovo Cinema Aquila, Cinema Trevi, Arena Forlanini, Teatro Fellini di Cinecittà, Istituto Apostolico di San Michele di Trastevere, Teatro Villa Torlonia, Teatro Biblioteca Quarticciolo, Isola del Cinema, movie theatres in the Anec Lazio Circuit (Alcazar, Intrastevere, Nuovo Sacher, Eden Film Center, Giulio Cesare, Adriano, Fiamma, Barberini, Jolly, Mignon, Tibur, Greenwich, Farnese Persol, Quattro Fontane, Nuovo Olimpia), My Cityplex Europa and My Cityplex Savoy, The Space Cinema Moderno, Estate Caerite (City of Cerveteri), the Libraries of Rome circuit (Marconi, Pasolini, Rispoli, Mameli, Elsa Morante, Vaccheria Nardi).

The following is a list of the CityFest activities that have taken place since May 2015 in collaboration with the institutions, the film organisms and the most important cultural associations in the city, curated by Mario Sesti, head of special projects for the CityFest, and of Alice nella città, for the youth and educational sector:


Previews and special screenings

  • Dior and I by Frédéric Tcheng
  • Amici miei (My Friends, restored version) by Mario Monicelli + Meeting with Giovanni Veronesi, Steve Della Casa
  • L’abbiamo fatta grossa + Meeting with Carlo Verdone, Antonio Albanese
  • Fuocoammare (Fire at Sea) by Gianfranco Rosi


Previews and special educational projects

  • Annie by Will Gluck + readings of “Little Orphan Annie” at the Casina Raffaello
  • Kung Fu Panda 3 + Meeting with Alessandro Carloni
  • Un bacio (One Kiss) by Ivan Cotroneo + Meeting with the director and the cast
  • La fabbrica fantasma di Mimmo Calopresti + Meeting


Master classes

  • Nicolas Winding Refn + Screening of My Life Directed By Nicolas Winding Refn by Liv Corfixen
  • Sergio Castellitto
  • Francesca Archibugi


Meetings

  • Fanny Ardant and Ettore Scola + Screening La famiglia (The Family) by Ettore Scola
  • Toni Servillo + Presentation of the book “Oltre l’attore”
  • Jaco Van Dormael + screening of Le tout nouveau testament (The Brand New Testament)


Duets

  • Pierfrancesco Favino and Elio Germano
  • Isabella Ragonese and Michele Riondino
  • Paola Cortellesi and Neri Marcorè


Criminal Lessons

  • Screening of Milano Calibro 9 (Caliber 9) by Fernando Di Leo
  • “The best sequences from the films of Alfred Hitchcock”
  • “The best robberies in the history of cinema”


Tributes

  • Screening of Help! by Richard Lester. Meeting with Fabrizio Zampa, Gino Castaldo, Teho Teardo


Film series and events in the city

  • Cinema al MAXXI (27 screenings) + meeting with Amos Gitai, Sergio Rubini, Pippo Delbono, Sarah Gavron, Faye Ward, Concita De Gregorio, Raffaele Meale
  • From Cannes to Rome 2015 (36 screenings)
  • Locarno and Venice in Rome (70 screenings)
  • Summer lineup at the Nuovo Cinema Aquila (6 screenings)
  • Summer lineup for “Estate Caerite” (4 screenings)
  • Summer lineup at the Arena Forlanini (9 screenings) + Meetings with Ivan Cotroneo, Claudio Bisio, Domenico Procacci, Alessandro Angelini, Giovanni Veronesi
  • Screenings, exhibition, presentation of and readings from the book “Pasolini – Il Cinema in 20 tavole” (18 screenings)
  • Complete retrospective “Lo sguardo di Philip Groening” + Meetings with the director (6 screenings)
  •  “Roma è il cinematografo!” programme at the Istituto Apostolico di San Michele in Trastevere (3 screenings) + meeting with Marco Risi
  • Charlie Chaplin in “Cine-Concerto” (3 screenings)

 

 

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