The Bridgeway Cinema

11.15am - Those Happy Years

An entertaining and funny portrait of a young Italian family living the freedom-seeking 1970s.

Nominated Best Actress, Best Original Score at the Golden Globes Italy 2014

1.30pm - The Dinner

Do not miss the rare opportunity to see the film before going to the Auckland Writers Festival Event with Herman Koch on Friday 13 May!!

Ivano De Matteo adapts Herman Koch's best-seller with an all-star cast including Giovanna Mezzogiorno, Luigi Lo Cascio and Alessandro Gassmann. These actors are some of the finest working in Italian cinema, and here they are given challenges worthy of their talents.

8.30pm - Orphans & Kingdoms


The Academy Cinema

6.30pm - The Devil's Soup

A spectacular documentary! Writer-director Davide Ferrario uses beautifully selected archive footage to explore the idea of industrial progress in 20th century Italy.


The Monterey, Howick

7.45pm - The Mafia Kills Only In Summer

This screened for the first time in New Zealand in the 2015 NZIFF. The Cinema Italiano Festival brought it back by popular demand.