Italian Film Festival

Returning to Lygon Street - Melbourne's "Little Italy" - for the first time in decades, the St. ALi Italian Film Festival showcases an incredible selection of the latest feature films from Italy alongside a hand-picked retrospective of the films of Roberto Rossellini as well as an homage to the greatest Italian Screen Goddesses. 

List of sessions by film can be found: HERE

A touching personal story from director Francesco Bruni, Everything’s Gonna Be Alright follows a man forced to reevaluate his relationships ... more

A heart-warming tale of courage and adventure, Glass Boy tells the story of 11-year-old Pino who is trapped in a ... more

Winner of the Berlin International Film Festival Silver Bear, Elio Germano delivers a knockout performance in Hidden Away, an authentic ... more

A man with a knack for accidentally setting off catastrophes decides to help his friends but causes more trouble in ... more

The second chapter of the blockbuster comedy Like a Cat on a Highway (IFF18) sees the return of Paola Cortellesi ... more

Rome, 1976. Valerio (Mattia Garaci) is ten years old and has a vivid imagination. When he witnesses, together with his ... more

Roberto Rossellini Retrospective. Presented in a new digital restoration, Roberto Rossellini’s remarkable drama Rome, Open City, starring Aldo Fabrizi and ... more

Director Elisa Amoruso’s semi-autobiographical fiction debut chronicles a young girl’s plight as she strives to make sense of her place ... more

Roberto Rossellini Retrospective. The first collaboration between Roberto Rossellini and Ingrid Bergman is a devastating portrait of a woman’s existential ... more

Distinguished by an outstanding cast in top form, the stylish and involving new drama from award-winning writer/director Daniele Luchetti (La ... more

Featuring a tremendous ensemble cast, the new drama from acclaimed auteur Nanni Moretti (Mia Madre, The Son's Room) traces the ... more

In this comedy hit set in Rome, Marco Giallini (Perfect Strangers IFF16, God Willing), Vincenzo Salemme and Giuseppe Battiston (The ... more

An enthralling drama about the considerable cost of excellence in a world where everything, and everyone, has a price tag, ... more

From multi award-winning writer/director Jonas Carpignano (A Ciambra, Meditteranea), To Chiara is a searing, gripping and remarkably poignant drama about ... more

An entertaining Christmas-themed sequel to the 2019 Festival hit 10 Days Without Mamma, the misadventures of the Rovelli family are ... more

Festival favourite Stefano Accorsi (The Goddess of Fortune IFF20, The Champion IFF19) stars as a man torn between the past ... more

New & Noteworthy
Closed Caption CNMN First Nations Acknowledgement