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Films & Venue


Upcoming Movies in Rochester’s Italian Film Series

In Guerra Per Amore

(In War With Love)

April 25, 2018

A tender love story intertwines with the allied conquer of Sicily during WWII, where the US Army had to find partners in the local society.

Gli Ultimi Saranno Gli Ultimi

(The Last Will Be the Last)

May 23, 2018

Luciana is deeply in love with her husband and leaves the life she always desired. But, shortly after she gets pregnant, she loses her job and her world falls apart.

Coming Soon to Rochester’s Italian Film Series



Conjoined twin sisters with lovely voices are exploited by their father until the day they learn they can be separated…

Le Confessioni

(The Confessions)

A G8 financial summit is rocked by the shocking death of the director of the International Monetary Fund after giving a secret confession to a mysterious monk…

Past Films

Babylon Sisters

March 20, 2018

A migrant tale of sisterhood and music celebrating unconventional friendships and the power of diversity.

Veloce Come Il Vento

(Italian Race)

February 28, 2018

Giulia, a 17-year-old aspiring racer, reaches out to her drug-addicted brother for help running their late father’s debt-ridden auto racing business.

L'ora Legale

(It’s the Law)

January 24, 2018

The residents of a Sicilian town elect a new mayor who promises order and honesty but soon learn that it might not be all it’s cracked up to be…

Il Venditore Di Medicine

(The Medicine Seller)

November 28, 2017

Where profit reigns above human decency, a drug salesman suffering unbearable pressure at the hands of his tyrannical boss shamelessly bribes clients into sales.


October 25, 2017

A twice-divorced woman with two children constantly searches for understanding and affection until she learns that self-esteem and freedom can be handy.

Noi e la Giulia

(The Legendary Giulia and Other Miracles)

September 26, 2017

Diego, Claudio and Fausto don’t know each other, but they are all looking for a turning point in their lives. Together they decided to open an agritourism but some trouble with the local Camorra will make them sort it out in a dangerous and hilarious way….

La Pazza Gioia

(Like Crazy)

June 27, 2017

Psychiatric residents Donatella and Beatrice have very different life stories, but a chance to escape brings them together in an adventure that will change their lives forever…

Loro Chi?

(Them Who?)

May 24, 2017

David is 36 and still dreams of becoming a novelist while working in a household products company as communication manager. That is until he meets Marcello, a clever trickster…

Io Sono Li

(Shun Li and the Poet)

June 20, 2017

Worlds and cultures collide after Shun Li is suddenly transferred from Rome to Chioggia, a small city-island in the Veneto lagoon, and meets a Slavic fisherman nicknamed “the Poet”…



April 25, 2017

On a wintry road trip, two people with mysterious backgrounds join forces. Donato is a prison nurse on a driving holiday gives a ride to a provocatively dressed woman named Norah…


The Little Theatre

The official venue of the Italian Film Series, the historic Little Theatre is a unique environment for the presentation of Italian cinema. As a relaxing venue for live, local music, the Little Cafe also provides a fresh daily menu, as well as an excellent wine and beer selection. The Little serves as a multi-cultural gather place for affordable and accessible entertainment.

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