Festival Trastevere Rione del Cinema screens 21 films in English or with English subtitles.
1 June-1 Aug. Piazza S. Cosimato in the Trastevere district becomes a free open-air cinema this summer, from 1 June until 1 August.
For more than 60 nights the public can enjoy a diverse programme of films featuring animation classics, Italian comedies and documentaries, and retrospectives dedicated to Martin Scorsese and Wim Wenders. A novelty this year are the 21 films screened either in English or with subtitles in English.
The Festival Cinema Trastevere is organised by the Piccolo Cinema America whose president Valerio Carocci told Wanted in Rome: "We believe that tourists should also engage with Roman culture to understand and experience life in the capital."
The screenings take place at 21.15, while many week nights are enlivened by debates featuring leading figures from Italian cinema such as Roberto Benigni. Wanted in Rome highlights the films in English or with English subtitles below. Check the programme for exact details.
Disney's Fantasia (4 June), Almost Famous by Cameron Crowe (7 June), Pixar's Toy Story (11 June), Raging Bull by Martin Scorsese (12 June), I love Radio Rock by Richard Curtis (14 June), Disney's 101 Dalmatians (18 June), Quadrophenia by Franc Roddam (23 June), Pixar's A Bug’s Life (25 June), The King of Comedy by Martin Scorsese (26 June), Disney's The Hunchback of Notre Dame (29 June).
The English languageg programme continues into July with Disney's The Lion King (2 July), Il cielo sopra Berlino by Wim Wenders (3 July), Pixar's Monsters & Co. (9 July), After Hours by Martin Scorsese (10 July), Les Amours imaginaires by Xavier Dolan (12 July), The Third Man by Carol Reed (13 July), Disney's Beauty and the Beast (16 July), Buena Vista Social Club by Wim Wenders (17 July), Tom à la ferme by Xavier Dolan (26 July), Amarcord by Federico Fellini (27 July), and Disney's Pocahontas (30 July).
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English-language cinema under the stars in Rome
Piazza S. Cosimato, Trastevere.