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Oct 15

Ciao! Rebecca looks at “Loro Chi?”

by Tiffany Froese

As we come to the end of feStivale 2017, Rebecca looks at our final film, Loro Chi?  Don't miss the film tonight at 7:30 at the Natural History Museum in Balboa Park.

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Oct 11

Ciao! Rebecca Talks Feminism with Dr. Doreen Mattingly

by Tiffany Froese

In this episode of Ciao!, Rebecca talks with Dr. Doreen Mattingly, head of the Women's Studies department at San Diego State University, about feminism.  Come to tonight's screening of Femminismo! at MOPA at 7:30 and stay for a Q&A featuring Dr. Mattingly and our own Diana Agostini, after the film.

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Oct 10

Ciao! Rebecca talks to the directors of “Tiramisu for Two”

by Tiffany Froese

In this episode of Ciao!, Rebecca talks to the directors of Tiramisu for Two, Sergio Carvajal-Leoni & Romina Olson.

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Oct 9

Ciao! Rebecca talks to Giancarlo Iannotta about ‘My Country’

by Tiffany Froese

In this episode of Ciao!, Rebecca talks to independent filmmaker Giancarlo Iannotta about his film My Country which plays tonight at MOPA at 7:30.  Giancarlo will be in attendance for a Q&A after the film.

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Oct 6

Ciao! Rebecca Talks to Antonio Iannotta about Napoli

by Tiffany Froese

Rebecca talks to SDIFF Artistic Director Antonio Iannotta about the theme for this year's gala, "From Naples with Love"  Listen to learn more about this fascinating city and the Neapolitan wonders you can experience right here in San Diego by attending the gala.

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Oct 6

Ciao! Rebecca discusses Fuocoammare with Clarissa Clo

by Tiffany Froese

We've started a podcast!!!  Introducing Ciao! with Rebecca Romani.  In this episode, Rebecca looks at the film Fuocoammare.  Her guest, Clarissa Clo is an Italian Studies professor at San Diego State University who also specializes in migratory studies.  We hope you enjoy this inaugural episode of Ciao!

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Oct 5

Art as Revolution in the Mafia Portraits of Letizia Battaglia

by Tiffany Froese

Tomorrow we show Era d'estate, the film about two anti-mafia judges who led the charge in the largest trial of Mafiosi in history, known as the Maxi-Trial.  Alongside these brave men, there was a woman recording the carnage in Palermo during the most violent era in that city's recent history.  SDIFF board member, Paola Richard, introduces us to Letizia Battaglia and her life-changing work.

Don't miss Era d'estate

Oct 6 @ 7:30pm @ MOPA

Buy Tickets Here

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Oct 3

Antonio Iannotta: Artistic Director Extraordinaire

by Tiffany Froese

As SDIFF opens it’s 11th feStivale, we thought it would be interesting for you to get to know our Artistic Director, Antonio Iannotta, along with his selection process and vision for SDIFF.

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