Upcoming Events


Hotel Splendid: Representing Migrations through Ethnographic Cinema

Film screening and talk by writer, producer, director, filmmaker, and editor: Mauro Bucci
Hotel Splendid is the intimate and profound story of an African community that lives in an Italian tourist hotel turned into an emergency camp for refugees.


Wednesday, November 14, 2018
7 PM – 9 PM
Mandel G03
Co-sponsored by Italian Studies, Mandel Center for the Humanities, and I am Global Week.
Free and Open to the Public

“Unlike many other films about migrant crisis, "Hotel Splendid" is not sensationalist, journalistic, superficial or propagandistic. Speaking as an anthropologist, this documentary touched me as human being learning about other people beings.”  Peter Ian Crawford, anthropologist

poster for Hotel Splendid


The New England Contemporary Film Festival continues in spring 2019

Time and venue to be announced.

Refreshments will be available before the screenings. Opening remarks from Professor Servino, Professor Monteleone and the Italian Studies Undergraduate Departmental Representatives. Presented by the Italian Studies Program and the Italian Consulate of Boston.

Contemporary Italian Film festival poster


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