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Los Angeles, November 12th - 16th

The 2015 edition of CinemaItalianStyle - the Los Angeles glamorous showcase for Italian contemporary cinema produced by Luce Cinecittà and the American Cinematheque - takes place this year from November 12th to 16th with the support of the Italian Ministry of Culture, under the Auspices of the Consulate General of Italy in Los Angeles.. CIS 2015 will present a film, a shorts and a documentary selection of Italy’s best and most recent productions compiled by the artistic curator Laura Delli Colli, including Don’t be bad by Claudio Caligari, the Italian Entry - Best Foreign Language Film at the 88th Academy Awards®.

A rich and talented cast of actors, directors and producers will be in town to introduce the movies and meet with the audience in occasion of the screenings.

This year’s edition includes important collaborations. Following the success of the 2014 screening of the digital restored version of Cinema Paradiso by Giuseppe Tornatore, a new partnership with AFI FEST 2015 PRESENTED BY AUDI, which includes, on November 11th, an evening dedicated to one of the greatest Italian contemporary directors: Paolo Sorrentino, Golden Globes and Academy Awards® 2014 winner with The great beauty, who will present his latest work Youth starring Michael Caine, Rachel Weisz, Harvey Keitel, Paul Dano and Jane Fonda. After four years of growing collaboration, Luce Cinecittà with the Seattle International Film Festival, will present “Cinema Italian Style in Seattle”, from November 12th to 19th, thus allowing titles and talents to reach, after their Los Angeles debut, one of the most vibrant audiences of the United States.

As every year, the Italian Cultural Institute of Los Angeles will support Cinema Italian Style, giving home to a rich selection of documentaries and short films, CIS DOCS & SHORTS. CIS 2015 is also proud to start a new partnership with Roma Creative Contest, the International Short Film Festival organized in Rome by the Arts Association Images Hunters: a selection of the best short films of the past years will be screened every day before the film program at the Aero Theatre and at the Italian Cultural Institute.

Co-presented by American Cinematheque and Luce Cinecittà, under the Auspices of the Consulate General of Italy in Los Angeles. Supported by the Italian Ministry of Culture-Film Department, Alcantara, Luxottica. Technical Sponsors: Leading Hotels of the World, Rossano Ferretti.
Organized in cooperation with ITA - Italian Trade Agency and the Italian Cultural Institute, Los Angeles.

CinemaItalianStyle 2015 supports The World Bank Group’s Connect4Climate global climate communication program and their Film4Climate initiative, and
Daybreak -Children's Rare Disease Fund, to save thousands of lives from rare genetic diseases.