Il Cinema Italiano al tempo della Dolce Vita

Il Cinema Italiano al tempo della Dolce Vita
Italian cinema at the time of the “Dolce Vita”
04/06 - 04/07/2010
Museo di Roma in Trastevere

An exhibition with films, documentaries, debates, as well as paintings and other movie memorabilia, concerts and recitals to celebrate the fifty anniversary from the Italian release of Fellini’s classic: "La Dolce Vita"

The initiative seeks to acknowledge and celebrate that particular moment when Rome became the new capital of European and world cinema.


Cinecittà calls Hollywoood
Wednesday June 9: Ben-Hur (1959) directed by William Wyler, h. 5:00 pm
Thursday June 10 : Cleopatra (1963) directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz, h. 5:00 pm
Made in Italy genius
Wednesday June 16: Poveri ma belli (1957, U.K. title: A Girl in Bikini - U.S. title: Poor, But Handsome) directed by Dino Risi, h. 5:00 pm
Thursday June 17: Il Gattopardo (1963, The Leopard) directed by Luchino Visconti, h. 5:00 pm
Friday June 18: La dolce vita (1960) directed by Federico Fellini, h. 5:00 pm
Under the sign of Leone – Italian sword and sandal films
Wednesday June 23: Il colosso di Rodi (1961, The Colossus of Rhodes) directed by Sergio Leone, h. 5:00 pm
Thursday June 24: Le fatiche di Ercole (1959, Hercules) directed by Pietro Francisci, h. 5:00 pm
Wednesday June 30: Pelle di serpente (1959, The Fugitive Kind) directed by Sidney Lumet, h. 5:00 pm
Thursday July 1: La baia di Napoli (1960, It Started in Naples) directed by Melville Shavelson, h. 5:00 pm
A study of the phenomenon
Friday June 4, h. 5:00 pm “Hollywood sul Tevere” directed by Marco Spagnoli, produced by Studio Universal and Cinecittà Luce. The screening will be followed by a debate, moderated by Pier Luigi Manieri, with the director and Gabriele Antinolfi
Friday June 11, h. 5:00 pm “Uomini Forti” by Stefano Della Casa.
The screening will be followed by a debate, moderated by Pier Luigi Manieri, with the director and Sergio Giuffrida.

Thursday July 1, h. 7:30 pm
“La musica al tempo della Dolce vita”, Concert by Paola Canestrelli.
Selection of songs by Mina, Modugno, Shirley Bassey and some of the most popular soundtracks from Goldfinger to Moon river.
Friday July 2, h. 7:30 pm
Nicola Cantatore Trio in concert plays the music of Piero Umiliani, Armando Trovajoli, Nino Rota.
Saturday July 3, h. 7:30 pm
A selection of movie scenes from Anna Magnani’s career, chosen by Francesca Antonelli
An exhibition on Cinecittà’s golden age (4 June - 4 July)
An exhibition of posters, photos, lobby cards, and other movie memorabilia, with original paintings on the theme of the event by Marina Cenci, Ilaria Piacentini and Massimo Ranieri. The exhibition traces the history of the city of Rome in the fascinating period between the 1950s and 1960s.


Museo di Roma in Trastevere
Entrance ticket

Intero: € 3,00
Ridotto: € 1,50
Gratuito sotto i 18 anni e sopra i 65 anni


+39 060608 (every day from 9.00 a.m to 9.00 p.m.)

Associazione Culturale Mediterraneo
Pier Luigi Manieri

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