The 7th Annual Nuovo Cinema Italiano Film Festival Presents Celebrated Italian Films and Directors

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The 7th Annual Nuovo Cinema Italiano Film Festival opens Thursday, November 7 – Sunday, November 10 at the Sottile Theatre. The four-day festival celebrates Italian contemporary cinema and culture with a number of films in addition to Italian directors appearing as special guests of the Festival to present their acclaimed films and discuss their work.

"Like past editions of the Festival, this seventh one is open to everyone, not only students and faculty," says Giovanna De Luca, festival director and professor of Italian studies and cinema at the College of Charleston. "This year we selected movies that tackle specific social and ethical topics, such as the function of art in prisons, and the challenges of being a female director, in addition to the influence of Italian politician, Silvio Berlusconi, on Italian society."

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