I’m back from the 31st Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival! I wanted to provide an overview of the seven Italian films I got to see, all of which were featured in the Focus on Italy program of this year’s festival:

These films were a great window into contemporary Italian life, and with many first-time filmmakers, represent an exciting future for what’s to come in Cinema Italiano.


This episode features the following music excerpts:

  • “Lacrima e mare” by Cyril Giroux feat. Le Metralli
  • “My Type” by Saint Motel
  • “Piccere” by Daniele Pace