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New Italian Cinema 2017

In guerra per amore (At War for Love)

Dir. Pierfrancesco Diliberto aka PIF, 2016

1943. At the end of World War II, Arthur (PIF), emigrant in the States, and Flora (Miriam Leone) want to marry, but can not, because her uncle, in New York, betrothed her to a Sicilian mafioso and the only way to prevent this for Arturo is to enlist in the army and return to Sicily to convince her father...

The Cinema and Media Studies Program and the Center for Italian Studies at the University of Pennsylvania, in collaboration with the Consulate General of Italy in Philadelphia and PI-Philly Italian Professionals in Philadelphia, present the 2017 edition of NEW ITALIAN CINEMA. The festival has been curated by Nicola M. Gentili (Penn, Cinema and Media Studies) and aims at showing very recent Italian released feature films in Philadelphia. Films are introduced and discussed with our Penn Italian Ph.D. candidates. This free admission film festival is made possible thanks to the support of New Italian Cinema Events.

All movies presented in Italian with English subtitles