Organized in conjunction with ItaliaIdea language school, the Contemporary Italian Cinema series brings an exciting array of Italian film directors, actors, and screenwriters to the UW Rome Center to discuss their work. Past meetings have featured Matteo Garrone, Paolo Sorrentino, Paolo Virzi', Gabriele Muccino, Ferzan Ozpetek, Gabriele Salvatores, Luigi Lo Cascio, Silvio Orlando, and Umberto Contarello among others.

Films are screened and followed by question-and-answer sessions with the guest speakers. Students and faculty in residence at the Rome Center as well as from other universities, foreign cultural centers, and academies are invited to attend.


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