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This touring festival celebrating the best of Italian cinema is now screening at the Edinburgh Filmhouse (until Nov 29), London Riverside Studios (until Nov 25), Manchester Cornerhouse (until Nov and Glasgow Film Theatre (until Nov 29), it will call at Dundee Contemporary Arts Centre (from Nov 23 to 29), Chapter Arts Centre in Cardiff (from Nov 23 to 29), London's Renoir Cinema (Nov 23 to 27)and Manchester Cornerhouse (Nov 21).

Currently celebrating its 14th edition, special events include Signore and Signore: Leading Ladies In Italian Cinema and guests in attendance will include the Taviani brothers and Marina Spada.

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Saturn In Opposition
Saturn In Opposition
A group of friends in Rome discover than happiness is transient and grief a great healer.
N (Napoleon And Me)
N (Napoleon And Me)
When Boney went to Elba...
The Lark Farm
The Lark Farm
Massacre of Armenians in Turkey during the First World War.
The Night Before The Exams
The Night Before The Exams
Sparky high school comedy romp in old school fashion.
The Orchestra Of Piazza Vittorio
The Orchestra Of Piazza Vittorio
Documentary charting two men on a mission to found a multi-ethnic orchestra.
Salvatore - Questa E La Vita
Salvatore - Questa E La Vita
A young boy has to bring home the bacon after he is orphaned.

Filming sensations Mathieu Amalric on Pierre Léon, Jeanne Balibar and the sounds and colours of Barbara

Character arc Seth A Smith on filming with a two-year-old and bringing marbling to life in The Crescent

Keeping up appearances Marcello Martinessi on cultural conservatism and filmmaking honesty in The Heiresses

A different space Kelly Macdonald on working with Marc Turtletaub on Puzzle

Out of the past Susanna Nicchiarelli on Trine Dyrholm and the costume design in Nico, 1988

The iconic man Jonathan Baker on Becoming Iconic and Inconceivable

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