Nuovo Cinema Italiano Film Festival • November 4-6, 2021

15th Annual

Nuovo Cinema Italiano
Film Festival

Charleston, South Carolina

November 4-6, 2021


Nuovo Cinema Italiano Film Festival (NCIFF) presents the most artistically significant films of contemporary Italian cinema from both established and emerging directors. With feature film screenings, special guests and a variety of events, NCIFF is the premiere event in the Southeastern U.S.A, promoting Italian arts, language and culture.

Festival 2021 Poster


Nuovo Cinema Italiano Film Festival, in partnership with the College of Charleston, proudly announces the 15th annual festival event, to be held November 4-6, 2021 at the Queen Street Playhouse.

Owing to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Festival officials are paying attention to recommendations by the CDC and public health protocols will be adopted to ensure your safety. 

Poster design by Michele Bazzarri

2019 Film Festival



Festival Days



Featured Films



Special Guests



VIP Events

2021 Featured Films

The following are some of our featured films for 2021. All films are in Italian with English subtitles.

2019 Featured Guests

Our featured guests for the 2019 Film Festival include the following personalities.


We’re thankful for our sponsors and partners who have been instrumental in the success of the festival

  1. Nathan and Marlene Addlestone Foundation Inc.
  2. College of Charleston Yaschik/Arnold Jewish Studies Program
  3. College of Charleston School of Languages, Cultures, and World Affairs
  4. Henry & Sylvia Yaschik Foundation
  5. Consulate General of Italy
  6. Società Dante Alighieri
  7. Charleston Jewish Film Festival
  8. College of Charleston

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