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The Italian cinema arrives in New York

34701_il_moma_new_yorkFrom 4th to 8th of December opens the exhibition of contemporary Italian cinema.

Rai Cinema has always had the goal of enhancing the Italian cinema and this time it does that internationally, bringing home a great result: ten films enter the permanent collection of MoMA The Museum of Modern Art. To open the event, tomorrow December 4, the New York museum will inaugurate the exhibition “Italian Film, 21st Century-Style: A tribute to Rai Cinema

The Italian films are traveling and have visibility but in order to create a foreign market in terms of business, we need a different strategic plan, we need public and private investments, an investment policy just like the cultural Unifrance” – has reminded Poalo Del Brocco, CEO of RAI Cinema, presenting the program of the Italian cinema that will land at MoMA – The Museum of Modern Art in New York from 4 to 8 December.

A selection of films, made by the most appreciated and rewarded contemporary authors of the Italian cinema of the past fifteen years, will be a permanent collection of the Museum, one of the most important and prestigious cultural venues in the world. For the opening day, it will be scheduled the US premiere of “Tale of tales” with the presence of the director Matteo Garrone.

The screening will be preceded by a speech of the CEO Paolo Del Brocco and Rajendra Roy, Chief Curator of MoMA’s Department of Film review, that will lead to New York “Terraferma” by Emanuele Crialese, “Le chiavi di casa” by Gianni Amelio, “Le meraviglie” by Alice Rohrwacher, “Sacro Gra” by Gianfranco Rosi, “Caesar Must Die” by Paolo and Vittorio Taviani, “Good Morning, Night” by Marco Bellocchio, “Il mestiere delle armi” by Ermanno Olmi, “The Son’s Room” by Nanni Moretti and always also one of Garrone’s most beloved films “Gomorrah“. On December 5th it will be premiered at the Florence Gould Hall the film “Do not be bad” with the presence of the producer Valerio Mastandrea. The screening is part of the promotion campaign for the Oscar race for Best Foreign Film. “We are choosing an American distribution – said Paolo Del Brocco, we want that every of our movies, like all those that we helped, and we are at 600 titles, will also have the international road. “The average quality of Italian films is increased – said Paolo Del Brocco – as well as the production value. Even our “entry-content” are getting a lot of attention abroad.

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