16th Annual

Nuovo Cinema Italiano
Film Festival

November 10-13, 2022

Charleston, South Carolina

Nuovo Cinema Italiano Film Festival

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 2022 Poster


Nuovo Cinema Italiano Film Festival, in partnership with the College of Charleston, proudly announces the 16th annual festival event, to be held November 10-13, 2022 at the Queen Street Playhouse.

~ Poster design by Michele Bazzarri

The following are some of our featured films for 2022

News & Announcements

The most recent news and announcements about the festival.

Photos from Raffaella Carrà Night

Photos from Raffaella Carrà Night

On May 28, we celebrated the 15th year of the Nuovo Cinema Italiano Film Festival by hosting an evening of Italian music, food and wine in the beautiful garden of a historic Charleston home. This event was themed, Raffaella Carrà…

Festival Sponsors

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

  1. College of Charleston Department of French, Francophone, and Italian Studies
  2. College of Charleston School of Languages, Cultures, and World Affairs
  3. Istituto Italiano di Cultura
  4. Henry & Sylvia Yaschik Foundation
  5. Nathan and Marlene Addlestone Foundation Inc.
  6. Società Dante Alighieri
  7. Luce Cinecittà
  8. Charleston Jewish Film Festival
  9. Consulate General of Italy