Little Italy Summer Film Festival


The magic of Italian cinema is Yours Every Saturday Night

Come enjoy a movie under the stars at our annual Little Italy Summer Film Festival every Saturday night of the Summer.  The Little Italy Summer Film Festival is presented by the Little Italy Association and Cinema Little Italy. The movies are screened at the Amici Park Amphitheater (W. Date & State Streets).   

These amazing Italian films, complete with English subtitles, will make you feel like you’re in Italy for the night! Feel free to bring your own picnic, snacks and blanket to enjoy the show! It may be a little chilly, so be sure to bring a light jacket to keep warm.

No outside alcoholic beverages or animals permitted.

2017 Dates / Films

June 17th
Back to the nest (Andiamo a quel paese) // Ficarra & Picone
Valentino and Salvio, both unemployed, return to their Sicilian town, with a surprising plan.

June 24th
Andrea Doria: Are the passengers safe? (I passeggeri sono in salvo?) // Guardabascio Luca
Tragically, in 1956, the Italian luxury liner Andrea Doria collided with the Stockholm and sank.

July 1st
Bread and Chocolate (Pane e Cioccolato) // Bruscati Franco
An Italian immigrant, working in prosperous Switzerland, tries desperately to fit in.

July 8th
An almost perfect town (Un paese quasi perfetto) // Gaudioso Massimo
The inhabitants of a remote village that’s facing extinction, hatch a wacky plan to save the town.

July 15th
What a beautiful day (Che Bella Giornata) // Zalone Checco
An inept policeman, despite his repeated blunders, is promoted to protecting the Pope.

July 22nd
Bread and Tulips (Pane e Tulipani) // Brusati Franco
When left behind by her tour bus, Rosalia, an unappreciated housewife, hitch-hikes to Venice.

July 29th
Sicily Jass // Cinque Michele
When the now forgotten Nick LaRocca’s “Original Dixieland Jazz Band”, filled dancehalls.

August 5th
Italian race (Veloce come il Vento) // Rovere Matteo
Giulia comes from a family of racecar champions, and now it’s up to her to save the family.

August 12th
On the trail of my father (La Pelle dell’Orso) // Segato Marco
When a Bear threatens a Dolomite town, one villager bets that he can track it down.

August 19th
NO SHOW – Join the Little Italy Association and the non-profits of Little Italy for Ferragosto 2017: Wild Western.

August 26th
The Postman (Il Postino) // Redford Michael
The son of a poor fisherman seeks help with his romance from the exiled poet Pablo Neruda.

Doors open at 7:30pm
Film starts at 8:00pm

Admittance Fee

$5.00 Donation

Special Note

If there is bad weather/rain the film will not be rescheduled.