Films by Language


Caesar Must Die

Cesare deve morire

Paolo Taviani, Vittorio Taviani

Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar is illuminated by a cast of Italian prisoners who bring a load of experience to its tale of loyalty, conspiracy and murder. Directed by Paolo and Vittorio Taviani. Golden Bear, Best Film, Berlin Film Festival 2012.

Corpo Celeste

Alice Rohrwacher

A mordantly funny Italian woman’s coming-of-age movie also serves as a barbed account of the church’s devotion to worldly dominion. “Feels densely observed, transparently personal and autobiographical… An accomplished debut.” — The Guardian

Family Portrait in Black and White

Julia Ivanova

Defying local racism, Olga Nenya has fostered 23 homeless children, many of mixed-race heritage. “A rich observational portrait of a woman who wants to save the children from an unjust world – her way.” — Hot Docs


Matteo Garrone

This headlong satire of television in Berlusconi-land won Matteo Garrone (Gomorrah) the Cannes Grand Prix. “The rare movie that has some of that old, classic Fellini insanity in its overheated blood.” — Entertainment Weekly