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ITALIAN FILM SERIES

CASULA POWERHOUSE ARTS CENTRE and ITALIAN INSTITUTE of CULTURE SYDNEY presents
A LIETO FINE (Happy ending)

Join us for a wonderful evening of culture and film thanks to our partnership with the Istituto Italiano di Cultura, Sydney. Featuring the very best of Italian Cinema here at Casula Powerhouse. The films are FREE but please book your ticket online.

Each film will be in Italian and will have English subtitles.

The movies will be presented by Dr. Cristiana Palmieri, a senior executive in medical education. She is also a research affiliate at the School of Languages and Cultures, University of Sydney. Cristiana is passionate about cinema and collaborates as a film critic and movie journalist with FRED Film Radio, a web radio based in London that covers films festivals and cinema globally.


UPCOMING! Click on the film title to take you to more info about each film.  

IL CAMPIONE
FREE ONLINE SCREENING - TUESDAY 12 OCTOBER; 7pm 

Please Note: Our digital licence only allows 200 bookings per film live stream, you only need to book 1 ticket for your household to enjoy the screening.

Set in the glossy world of professional, millionaire footballers in Italy, The Champion wonderfully pairs the talents of versatile veteran Stefano Accorsi (The Italian Race LIFF16) with an extraordinary Andrea Carpenzano (Boys Cry LIFF18) in this story of friendship, betrayal, and learning who to trust.


BANGLA
FREE ONLINE SCREENING - TUESDAY 9 NOVEMBER; 7pm 

Please Note: Our digital licence only allows 200 bookings per film live stream, you only need to book 1 ticket for your household to enjoy the screening.

A romantic comedy with a huge heart and charm to match, promising director Phaim Bhuiyan’s debut is a fresh and spirited portrait of the complications of young love caught between very different beliefs. Based on the director’s own experiences and brimming with witty observations, Bangla is an endearing and relevant story about integration and identity.