Rome celebrates the 70th edition of the Venice Film Festival with a parallel event titled 'From Venice to Rome', now in its 19th year. Over the course of a week, film lovers in the capital are treated to previews of a cross section of Venice films, all screened in their original language with Italian subtitles.
On show are more than 40 films from all sections of Venice Film Festival including the Leone D'Oro-winning Sacro GRA by Gianfranco Rosi and the Leone D'Argento winner Miss Violence by Alexandros Avranas.
Out-of-competition films include Che strano chiamarsi Federico, Gravity (3d); Locke; The Canyons; and Costanza Quattriglio Con il fiato sospeso. The Horizons section includes Still Life by Uberto Pasolini, We are the best by Lukas Moodysson, and La Prima Neve by Andrea Segre.
New this year is the Critics' Week being held from 12-15 September at the Nuovo Olimpia cinema where the festival's films will be presented by representatives of SNCCI (Italian National Syndicate of Film Critics).
There are 13 cinemas across Rome taking part in the initiative which is organised by the culture ministry, the capital and ANEC Lazio, the regional branch of the Italian association of cinema owners. The participating cinemas are the Adriano, Alcazar, Barberini, Eden, Europa, Farnese Persol, Fiamma, Giulio Cesare, Greenwich, Mignon, Nuovo Olimpia, Quattro Fontane and Savoy cinemas — many of which show films in English throughout the year.
17 Sept. Savoy, 22.30
16 Sept. Giulio Cesare, 20.30, 22.30
The Zero Theorum
16 Sept. Giulio Cesare, 22.30
The Unknown Known
17 Sept. Europa, 18.30
17 Sept. Europa, 20.30, 22.30