Raphael: the Lord of the Arts

Fourth Art Movie by Sky, Raphael – The Lord of the Arts is the first movie about Raffaello Sanzio. Through docu-film not only about his art but also about his childhood, the impact on his art of his mother death and the love of his life, the daughter of a baker better known as La Fornarina. But…

Crystal Nymph to Dame Helen Mirren and This Is Us stars Justin Hartley and Chrissy Metz for the 57th Monte-Carlo Television Festival

This morning, May 9th, Laurent Puons, CEO of the 57th Monte-Carlo Television Festival announced that this year, the prestigious Crystal Nymph Award will be awarded to the acclaimed British actress Dame Helen Mirren, winner of Academy, Emmy and Tony Awards.The Crystal Nymph Award, which recognizes a “stellar body of work by a major international actor or actress” will be presented by H.S.H Prince Albert II,…

Cinema Made in Italy: Andrea Molaioli for Slam – Tutto per una ragazza

Samuel is 16 and has a passion for skateboarding. He has big dreams: going to university, move to California, and travel, but things change when he meets Alice, who could be the girl of his life. Director: Andrea Molaioli Screenplay: Francesco Bruni, based on Nick Hornby novel Cast: Ludovico Tersigni, Barbara Ramella, Jasmine Trinca, Luca Marinelli, Fiorenza Tessari,…

My Brother’s Voice (La voce di mio fratello) by Italian Andrea Bersani wins at UK FILM FESTIVAL in London

The day after the successful screening at Shortwave Cinema in London, My Brother’s Voice (La voce di mio fratello) by 30 year -old Italian director Andrea Bersani wins at the UK FILM FESTIVAL. After a marvellous opening night on Tuesday, November 22nd at BFI Stephens Street and the screening of three short-movie, from Wednesday, November…

One Kiss (Un Bacio) by Ivan Cotroneo: a slap to bullying and homophobia (UK release this November)

Sold out screening at Genesis Cinema on Sunday, November 6th for the London Premiere of  One Kiss (Un bacio) organised by Cinema Italia UK. The rain and the usual London-November-ish weather, could not stop the desire to attend the screening of the latest highly acclaimed work of the Italian writer, screenwriter and director Ivan Cotroneo; a loud…

60th LFF: These Days (Questi Giorni)

These Days (Questi Giorni) is the last movie by Giuseppe Piccioni (listen here our Afternoon Tea interview with him in Italian) presented at the BFI London Film Festival in the session Journey. Loosely based on the unpublished novel “Color Betulla Giovane” by Marta Bertini, These Days is a bittersweet road movie following four young girls in…

I’m not the problem: BETTER OFF SINGLE

Have you ever noticed that “when you’re not in a relationship anyone else is in a happy one?” Don’t shake your head, don’t even try to say “me?!?!, never”….it’s just you and your tablet, iPhone, smartphone…or whatever screen so be honest with yourself and just say …yes, it’s true. Well, it’s with this big doubt…