Cinema and Photography

Italian Film Festival of Marin County 2021: from Oct 2 to Nov 6

The Program:

October 2“THE BIG STEP”
(“IL GRANDE PASSO”)
Live images of man landing on the moon inspire Dario to dedicate his life to launching a rocket to the moon. His brother Mario has more down to earth goals. 

Directed by Antonio Padovan, with Giuseppe Battiston, Stefano Fresi and Flavio Bucci
October 9“WHEN MOM IS AWAY”
(“10 GIORNI SENZA MAMMA”)
Work-obsessed Carlo’s wife decides to take a vacation to get away from the demands of their three children. Carlo learns what it means to be a full-time house husband. 

Directed by Alessandro Genovesi, with Fabio De Luigi, Valentina Lodovini and Angelica Elli
October 16“TOMORROW IS A NEW DAY”
(“DOMANI È UN ALTRO GIORNO”)
Giuliano is facing a terminal illness and decides to forego further treatment. Tommaso, his friend of 30 years, comes to Rome to help him tie up loose ends, including the fate of his faithful canine companion Pato. 

Directed by Simone Spada, with Valerio Mastandrea, Marco Giallini and Anna Ferzetti
October 23“I HATE SUMMER”
(“ODIO L’ESTATE”)
Due to a travel agent’s mistake, three families must share the same vacation house they have rented separately. All the problems of the families come to light. Featuring the comic trio Aldo, Giovanni, and Giacomo. 

Directed by Massimo Venier, with Aldo, Giovanni and Giacomo
October 30“THE CHAMPION”
(“IL CAMPIONE”)
A talented football player is assigned a personal tutor to help him control his temper. The tutor is quite shy, the exact opposite. Their relationship will change both of them for the better. 

Directed by Leonardo D’Agostini, with Stefano Accorsi, Andrea Carpenzano, and Massimo Popolizio
November 6“DON’T STOP ME NOW”
(“MA COSA CI DICE IL CERVELLO”)
Giovanna thinks she’s the only person with a routine and boring life. But a high school reunion shows her that others feel that way too. This inspires her to help others, through hilarious pranks, overcome these feelings. 

Directed by Riccardo Milani, with Paola Cortellesi, Stefano Fresi and Tomas Arana

Where:

Angelico Hall
Dominican University of California
50 Acacia Avenue, San Rafael, CA 94901