New Authors of Italian Cinema
Balancing Act (Gli Equilibristi)
dir. Ivano De Matteo, Italy, 2012, 105 min.
The 2013 edition of
New Authors of Italian Cinema is presented by the Cinema Studies Program and
the Center for Italian Studies at the University of Pennsylvania, in
collaboration with the Consulate General of Italy in Philadelphia, N.I.C.E. New
Italian Cinema Events, and International House Philadelphia. This four-day
festival has been curated by Nicola M. Gentili (Penn, Cinema Studies) and aims
at promoting new Italian Cinema abroad. Recently released feature films
directed in the past two years by Italy’s most promising filmmakers will be
presented and discussed by our Penn’s Italian Ph.D. students. The final remarks
will be addressed by Stefania Benini, Professor of Italian Cinema at the
University of Pennsylvania.