Cinema Italiano is the first podcast dedicated to Italian film. In each episode, we discuss specific films, directors, or topics, and explore how they tie back to Italian geography, heritage, and culture.
In this series, we’ll bring in guests to discuss classic Italian cinema, lesser known gems, and share our favorites and recommendations.
Episode #22: Human Capital (Paolo Virzì, 2013)
Class, wealth, and power are at the forefront of Paolo Virzì's award-winning drama.
Episode #21: The Passionate Thief (Mario Monicelli, 1960)
Mario Monicelli's New Year's Eve-set comedy surfaces generational divides, power dynamics, and deception.
Episode #20: The Best of 2020
Counting down the top 5 Italian films of 2020.
Episode #19: Cinema Italian Style 2020
Notturno, Padrenostro, Lacci (The Ties), and more!
Episode #18: The Early Films of Pietro Marcello
An exploration of Pietro Marcello's first four features: Crossing the Line (2007), The Mouth of the Wolf (2009), The Silence of Pelesjan (2011), and Lost and Beautiful (2015).
Episode #17: Caro diario (Nanni Moretti, 1993)
This episode discusses Nanni Moretti’s Caro diario (Dear Diary), an introspective autobiographical look at three phases of Moretti’s life. This story… Read more Episode #17: Caro diario (Nanni Moretti, 1993)