Mediterranean Film Series 

Whether you just can't wait for your Italian "film fix" or you're looking for the perfect warm-up to CineFesta Italia, we've got the answer. Our generous sponsor, Violet Crown Cinema continues their special 8-week Mediterranean repertory film series with Viva la Muerte the week of March 9 and Luchino
Visconti's Ludwig the week of March 16. The series runs through April 12 and you can get tickets and more information here: 

CineFestaItalia is a non-profit organization, run entirely by volunteers. Our proceeds help our charitable partners support Santa Fe’s neediest children in today’s challenging world.

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Who doesn't love Italy?

In the spotlight:

It’s not a secret that many of the delectable treats often never leave the Tyrrhenian shores. This is why we are bringing Italia to you. Come enjoy first hand, Italian style, and celebrate what “the boot” is abuzz about this year in Cinema, Food and Wine.  

CineFesta Italia, the Italian Film Festival in Santa Fe

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(Entra in Concorso!)

CineFesta Italia proudly accepts entries via, the world's best online submission platform. FilmFreeway offers free HD online screeners, unlimited video storage, digital press kits, and more. Click to submit with FilmFreeway.

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screeners online in HD, archiviazione di video illimitata, EPK digitale e altro. Clicca per entrare in concorso con FilmFreeway.)

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The word Paparazzo comes from the name of a photographer character in Fellini's La Dolce Vita.


Contemporary ITALIA in the

Heart of the Southwest!

​​...a celebration of Italian films, culture and food to benefit the non-profits "Cooking with Kids" and "Communities in Schools".