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  • Before its official start on November 20th with the screening of Partly Cloudy (with Sunny Spells) by Marco Pontecorvo, N.I.C.E.-New Italian Cinema Events was introduced to the public at a press conference held at the Italian Cultural Institute and at a special preview of the film at Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò.The organizers, Viviana del Bianco (Director) and Maya Breschi (US Executive Director), and some of the talent, directors Marco Pontecorvo, Matteo Bini and Alessia Scarso took the time to celebrate with the audience the festival's 25th edition.
  • N.I.C.E. is committed to showcasing new Italian cinema abroad, but it has also been promoting the City of Florence, the Region of Tuscany, its territory and culture, supporting not only its tourism but a cultural and productive exchange. This happens every year through the screening of films produced or shot in Tuscany (often international premieres) and through the presentation of the “Città di Firenze” Award to the winning film of the US festival.
  • N.I.C.E, New Italian Cinema Events is heading back to the US for a new exciting series of contemporary Italian cinema. Year after year, the festival, now its 24th edition, brings around the world Italian films made by young directors at their first or second experience. This is an important opportunity for new Italian promising directors to have their talent recognized outside the borders of their home country.
  • N.I.C.E. - New Italian Cinema Events – is back in the USA and its director discusses with i-Italy the difficulties of making cinema in a moment of economic and political crisis, the role of comedy, the new directors that are coming out and more.
  • The film institution, N.I.C.E. aims to discover and promote new talents through their first and second feature films capable of daring new styles and exploring new themes and, simultaneously, giving visibility and energy to the sounds, images, faces, lines and emotions from back home in the USA (and Russia and China).
  • The Italian Cultural Institute of New York and New Italian Cinema Events of Florence present the N.I.C.E Film Festival, 10-13 November 2011 at Anthology Film Archives. The four-day Festival is dedicated to bringing Italy's newest directors and films to New York City audiences and celebrating the country's rich cinematic tradition.