Summer at Corte 2023 in the Quartieri Spagnoli, program of screenings and prices

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Immerse yourself in the world of cinema with “Estate a Corte 2023”, a unique cinematic event which takes place in the heart of the Spanish Quarters of Naples.

This review, curated with passion by Peter Pizzimento, offers a selection of Italian and international films, presenting over forty films divided into different sections.

We remind you that access is available for the disabled e a free parking for bikes and scooters.

The place: FOQUS – Spanish Quarter Foundation

The event takes place at the FOQUS – Spanish Quarter Foundation, located in via Portacarrese in Montecalvario, 69. This foundation is a beacon of culture and art in the city of Naples, known for its urban regeneration projects.

The complete program of screenings and special meetings

Estate a Corte 2023 takes place from 6 July to 3 September. The program is rich and varied, with sections dedicated to different cinematography and genres.

  • "So Far, So Close” offers an overview of the cinematography of distant cultures different from the European one, with films shot in Canada, South Korea, Iran, Argentina, China, Japan, the Philippines and Norway.
  • "European cinema today” presents works produced in Ireland, Great Britain and Belgium, while “France today” offers films by French masters Luc Dardenne, Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Dominik Moll and Patrice Leconte.
  • "Campania and Surroundings” is dedicated to the best productions of the Neapolitan and regional film industry, with works by directors who are marking the style and success of the new Campania cinema.
  • "It is Italian Author Cinema” offers ample space for contemporary Italian auteur cinema, with the screening of the latest films by well-known and appreciated directors.
  • "family life” is the section intended to involve a general public with works signed by highly successful international directors.

During the review meetings with authors and protagonists of the cinema are also planned. For example, on opening night, it is expected a meeting with the writer Simona Frasca, author of the book from which the film “Mixed by Erry” drew inspiration, and the Frattasio brothers, protagonists of the story told in the film. Other encounters include for example:

  • Pappi Corsicato,
  • Alessandro Scippa,
  • Andrea Bifulco,
  • Marco Chiappetta,
  • Nicholas Prosatore,
  • Ivan De Matteo.

Summer at court program August and September 2023

for the cycle THE BLUE CITY

Free entry

Monday 21st August – Presentation evening of a book and a comic that investigate the "side effects" that the third tricolor title has brought to the city and its perception from the outside. The authors Alberto Castellano, Antonio Mango and Giulio Gargia will intervene.


for the cycle So Far, So Close

Tuesday 22 August – BEAU IS SCARED – Beau Is Afraid (Canada/USA, 2023, 179') by Ari Astera Starring Joaquin Phoenix, Patti Lupone, Amy Ryan, Nathan Lane, Kylie Rogers, Denis Ménochet, Parker Posey, Zoe Lister-Jones, Michael Gandolfini, Stephen McKinley Henderson, Joe Cobden. Comedy, Drama. VM 14 years old


for the cycle It is Italian Author Cinema

National preview

Wednesday 23 August – ROSSOPERANZA (Italy, 2023, 87') by Annarita Zambrano with Margherita Morellini, Ludovica Rubino, Luca Varone, Elia Nuzzolo, Antonio Zavatteri, Rolando Ravello, Andrea Sartoretti, Simone Pezzotti, Daniela Marra, Leonardo Giuliani. In competition at the 76th Locarno Film Festival (2023). Dramatic  


for the cycle Campania and Surroundings

Thursday 24 August – UNCLE RIZ (Italy, 2022, 62') by Raffaela Mariniello. Documentary


for the cycle It is Italian Author Cinema

Friday 25th August – BONES AND ALL  (Italy/USA, 2022, 130') by Luca Guadagnino with Taylor Russell (Marcello Mastroianni Award – Venice 2022), Timothée Chalamet, Michael Stuhlbarg, André Holland, Chloë Sevigny, David Gordon Green, Jessica Harper, Jake Horowitz, Mark Rylance, Francesca Scorsese. Silver Lion for Best Director at the 79th Venice International Film Festival (2022), 1 David di Donatello nomination 2023 (foreign film), 1 Silver Ribbon nomination 2023 (direction). Drama, Horror. VM 14 years old


for the cycle It is Italian Author Cinema

Saturday 26th August – THE EIGHT MOUNTAINS The Eight Mountains (Italy/France/Belgium, 2022, 147') by Felix Van Groeningen, Charlotte Vandermeersch with Luca Marinelli (nominations David di Donatello 2023, Silver Ribbon 2023)Alessandro Borghi (nominations David di Donatello 2023, Silver Ribbon 2023)Philip Timi (nominations David di Donatello 2023), Elena Lietti, Gualtiero Burzi, Elisa Zanotto. Jury Prize at the 75th Cannes Film Festival (2022), 4 David di Donatello 2023 (film, adapted screenplay, photography), 13 David di Donatello nominations 2023 (direction, editing, production), 2 Nastri d'Argento 2023, 3 nomination Nastri d'Argento 2023. Drama 


for the cycle It is Italian Author Cinema

Sunday 27 August – DANTE (Italy, 2022, 94') by Pupi Avati with Sergio Castellitto, Alessandro Sperduti, Enrico Lo Verso, Carlotta Gamba, Alessandro Haber, Gianni Cavina, Leopoldo Mastelloni, Ludovica Pedetta, Romano Reggiani, Paolo Graziosi, Mariano Rigillo, Valeria D'Obici. 1 David di Donatello nomination 2023. Biographical


for the cycleSHORT FILMS

Free entry

Monday 28 August – EVENING OF ABANA FICTION SHORT FILMS

edited by Louis Barletta, professor of Cinema and Audiovisual courses at the Academy of Fine Arts in Naples


for the cycleSHORT FILMS

Free entry

Tuesday 29 August – EVENING OF ABANA FICTION SHORT FILMS

edited by Louis Barletta, professor of Cinema and Audiovisual courses at the Academy of Fine Arts in Naples


for the cycle Campania and Surroundings

Wednesday 30th August – THREE MEN AND A GHOST (Italy, 2022, 90') by Raffaele Ferrante, Francesco De Fraia, Domenico Manfredi with Raffaele Ferrante, Domenico Manfredi, Francesco De Fraia. Comedy 

The directors and actors Raffaele Ferrante, Domenico Ferrante, Francesco De Fraia will intervene during the evening 


for the cycle Campania and Surroundings

Thursday 31 August – THE DIVINE COMET (Italy, 2022, 96') by Mimmo Paladino with Toni Servillo, Francesco De Gregori, Alessandro Haber, Sergio Rubini, Nino D'Angelo, Peppe Servillo, Giovanni Veronesi, Cristina Donadio, Tomas Arana, Giovanni Esposito. Art    

The producer A. Cannavale will intervene during the evening

September

for the cycle Campania and Surroundings

National preview

Friday 1st September – THE CURE – Plague(Italy, 2022, 87') by Francesco Patierno with Alessandro Preziosi, Francesco Di Leva, Francesco Mandelli, Cristina Donadio, Andrea Renzi, Antonino Iuorio, Peppe Lanzetta, Francesca Romana Bergamo. Dramatic

The director Francesco Patierno, the actress Cristina Donadio, the actor Andrea Renzi and the producer A. Cannavale will intervene during the evening 


for the cycle It is Italian Author Cinema

Saturday 2 September – KIDNAPPED (Italy, 2023, 134') by Marco Bellocchio with Enea Sala, Leonardo Maltese, Paolo Pierobon (Silver Ribbon 2023), Fausto Russo Alesi (Nastri d'Argento nominations 2023)Barbara RonchiSilver Ribbon 2023), Samuele Teneggi, Filippo Timi, Fabrizio Gifuni, Giustiniano Alpi, Corrado Invernizzi. 6 Nastri d'Argento 2023 (film, direction, screenplay, editing), 9 nominations Nastri d'Argento 2023. Drama   


for the cycle It is Italian Author Cinema

Sunday 3 September – KIDNAPPED (Italy, 2023, 134') by Marco Bellocchio with Enea Sala, Leonardo Maltese, Paolo Pierobon (Silver Ribbon 2023), Fausto Russo Alesi (Nastri d'Argento nominations 2023)Barbara RonchiSilver Ribbon 2023), Samuele Teneggi, Filippo Timi, Fabrizio Gifuni, Giustiniano Alpi, Corrado Invernizzi. 6 Nastri d'Argento 2023 (film, direction, screenplay, editing), 9 nominations Nastri d'Argento 2023. Drama   

Hours and prices

Projections they start at 21:00. The entrance it costs €3,50 for the evenings dedicated to Italian and European cinema, while for the other evenings the price is €5,00, unless otherwise indicated.

Contacts

For more information, you can contact the Spanish Quarter Foundation on +39 3284218405, send an email to segreteria@foqusnapoli.it or visit the organizers' Facebook and Instagram social pages.

  • Where: Naples, Spanish Quarters
  • When: from Tuesday 22 August 2023 to Sunday 03 September 2023
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