CinemaItaliaUK was founded as an LTD in 2014 by Clara Caleo Green with the aim of giving contemporary and classic Italian films a permanent home in the UK. We are now a registered Charity in the UK.

Our Mission is to raise awareness of Italian culture by promoting Italian films that go beyond the traditional genres, and to ultimately stimulate and encourage cultural integration.

Presenting exclusive preview screenings of the latest independent cinema from Italy as well as celebrating classic Italian cinema.

Upcoming Screenings

Jealousy, Italian Style (Il Dramma della gelosia) 18

At a political rally, bricklayer Oreste (Marcello Mastroianni) sees flower girl Adelaide (Monica Vitti) and is so thoroughly smitten that he… Read More
Ettore Scola, Italy , 1970, 107m.

Sun 2 Jun


Past Screenings

CinemaItaliaUK presents Umberto Eco: La Biblioteca del Mondo 18

CinemaItaliaUK presents: Umberto Eco: The Library of the World   The screening will be followed by a live discussion between the film's… Read More
Davide Ferrario, Italy, 2022, 80m.
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La Strada: A tribute to Federico Fellini PG

31 October, 2023 marks the 30th anniversary of the death of Federico Fellini, the world-famous filmmaker.   In collaboration with CinemaItaliaUK,… Read More
Federico Fellini, Italy, 1954, 104m.
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Santa Lucia Rating TBC

Presented by CinemaItaliaUK in partnership with the Italian Cultural Institute and the Italian Embassy.   After 40 years of exile in… Read More
Marco Chiappetta, Italy, 2021, 77m.
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The Shadow of The Day 18

CinemaItaliaUK presents L'ombra del Giorno:   Italy, after the promulgation of the racial laws (1938). Luciano, a Fascist-abiding restaurateur, nonetheless believes he… Read More
Giuseppe Piccioni, Italy, 2022, 125m.
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Portrait of My Father 15

Ugo Tognazzi double bill at £15 when purchaced with LA Cage aux folles screening at 18:40.   The idea of a… Read More
Maria Sole Tognazzi, Italy, 2010, 85m.
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Il Vizietto/LA Cage aux folles 12A

Ugo Tognazzi double bill at £15 when purchaced with The Portrait of My Father at 16:30.   To commemorate one of… Read More
Édouard Molinaro, France/Italy, 1978, 103m.
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The Canterbury Tales 18

CinemaItaliaUK, in collaboration with FILL (Festival of Italian Literature in London), will pay tribute to Pier Paolo Pasolini with his film… Read More
Pier Paolo Pasolini, Italy, 1972, 171m.
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A Chiara TBC

The Guerrasio family and friends gather to celebrate Claudio and Carmela’s oldest daughter’s 18th birthday. There is a healthy rivalry between… Read More
Jonas Carpignano, Italy/France, 2021, 121m.
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Shooting the Mafia 15

In the streets of Sicily, beautiful, gutsy Letizia Battaglia pointed her camera straight into the heart of the Mafia that surrounded… Read More
Kim Longinotto, Italy, 2019, 94m.
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Pranzo di Ferragosto U

Best known as a screenwriter for Gomorrah, this is di Gregorio’s directorial debut in which he plays Gianni - a middle-aged… Read More
Gianni di Gregorio , Italy, 2009, 76m.
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Miseria e Nobiltà PG

'Poverty and Nobility': Eugenio, a young nobleman, asks two penniless idlers to impersonate his noble relatives to help him marry Gemma,… Read More
Mario Mattoli, Italy, 1954, 95m.
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Alida 12A

A screening by CinemaItaliaUK: *this screening will be introduced by the director: Mimmo Verdesca.   Alida Valli: in her own words.… Read More
Mimmo Verdesca, Italy, 2020, 104m.
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