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.

Announcing the 14th Annual Festival - November 18 & 19, 2020


Nuovo Cinema Italiano Film Festival, in partnership with the College of Charleston, proudly announces the 14th annual festival event, to be held November 18 and 19 at the Charleston Music Hall.

Because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic the festival has been reduced in scope and length, and strict public health protocols have been adopted to ensure your safety. For details on the venue’s pandemic procedures, visit

Poster Design by Michele Bazzarri

2019 Film Festival



Festival Days



Featured Films



Special Guests



VIP Events

2020 Featured Films

The following are some of our featured films for 2020. 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. Henry & Sylvia Yaschik Foundation
  2. College of Charleston
  3. Società Dante Alighieri
  4. Consulate General of Italy
  5. Nuovo Cinema Italiano Film Festival

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