Nuovo Cinema Italiano Film Festival • November 12-15, 2020

14th Annual

Nuovo Cinema Italiano
Film Festival

Charleston, South Carolina

12-15 November, 2020


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.

2019 Festival Poster


Nuovo Cinema Italiano Film Festival (NCIFF), in partnership with the College of Charleston, announce the 13th edition of the four-day film festival celebrating contemporary Italian cinema and culture with film screenings, conversations with directors, and special events, opening Thursday, November 7, concluding Sunday, November 10, 2019 at The Queen Street Playhouse, 20 Queen St, Charleston, South Carolina. 

Poster Design by Morgann Daniels

2019 Film Festival



Festival Days



Featured Films



Special Guests



VIP Events

2019 Featured Films

The following are some of our featured films for 2019. 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. College of Charleston School of Languages, Cultures, and World Affairs
  2. Henry & Sylvia Yaschik Foundation
  3. The Hidden Countship
  4. Luce Cinecittà
  5. Istituto Italiano di Cultura
  6. Queen Street Playhouse
  7. College of Charleston
  8. The Footlight Players
  9. Farina Law Firm
  10. Nathan and Marlene Addlestone Foundation Inc.
  11. Società Dante Alighieri

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