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Screening of Italian films at the 16th Pune International Film Festival



Screening of Italian films at the 16th Pune International Film Festival

City Pride Kothrud, Pune l 11-18 January 2018

A special treat for Italian cinema enthusisats, this year at 16th Pune International Film Festival there will be screening of Italian films - Bianca come il latte, Rosso come il sangue (As White As Milk, As Red As Blood), Scialla (Easy), Stai lontana da me (Away From Me), Vino dentro (Rewined), Un giorno speciale (A Special Day) and Generazione mille euro (1000 Euros Generation).

Maurizio Nichetti will also be present as a jury member from Italy at the Festival where he will show his two films - Ratataplan and Ladri di saponette (Icicle Thieves).

Maurizio Nichetti has been the master satirist of Italian cinema. Carrying different roles - as an actor, writer and a director, through his career spanning over 3 decades and, more than 20 films, he has entertained the audience and, commented upon the tragic state of society. In 1979 his first film, Ratataplan achieved great success internationally allowing him to start his career as an actor-director. He went on to create more successful films like: Hofatto splash (1980), Ladri di saponette (1989) and Volerevolare (1991). Ladri di saponette won the Golden St. George at the 16th Moscow International Film Festival. In 1998 he was a member of the jury at the 48th Berlin International Film Festival, and in 1999 of the Cannes Film Festival. Over the years he has carried out teaching activities at the Experimental Center of Cinematography (CSC) Animation section of Turin, the Catholic University of Milan and the Civic School of Cinema of Milan. Currently he is a lecturer at IULM - Free University of Language and Communication and he heads the section of Milan of the CSC (Experimental Centre of Cinematography) dedicated to advertising.

Film screening schedule:

l City Pride Kothrud- Screen 4 l 17th January, 11:15

Film- Ratataplan (1997)
Dir. - Maurizio Nichetti
Duration- 95 min.

l City Pride Satara Road- Screen 4 l 18th January, 11:30

Film- The Icicle Thief (1989)
Dir. - Maurizio Nichetti
Duration- 90 min.

Pune International Film Festival is organised in collaboration with Pune Film Foundation and the support of Mahrashtra Government.

For further information on other Italian films schedule, please see individual events.


Date: Da Thursday, January 11, 2018 a Thursday, January 18, 2018

Time: From 9:00 am To 9:00 pm

Organized by : PIFF

In collaboration with : Pune Film Foundation, Maharshtra Government and Italian Embassy Cultural Centre Mumbai

Entrance : With fee


City Pride Kothrud; City Pride Satara Road - Pune