Celebrating its 17th year, the New Italian Cinema mini-festival is back at Landmark’s Clay Theater. The festival is part of the San Francisco Film Society’s Fall Season and like it’s other Fall Series festivals — French Cinema Now and Taiwan Film Days — it’s intent is to bring the best and brightest of contemporary Italian cinema to the Bay Area. This year’s screenings include the latest from director Silvio Soldini and Paolo Sorrentino, both of whom will be in attendance. Advance tickets and more information on each film are available on the San Francisco Film Society’s official website.

A list of the full line up with directors is below:

6:15pm Opening Night Film: Garibaldi’s Lovers (Silvio Soldini, 2012)
9:00pm Napoli 24 (Multiple Directors, 2010)

6:30pm Balancing Act (Ivano De Matteo, 2012)
6:45pm There Will Come a Day (Georgio Diritti, 2013)

6:30pm Steel (Stefano Mordini, 2012)
9:00pm Cosimo and Nicole (Francesco Amato, 2013)

12:15pm We Believed (Mario Martone, 2010)
4:15pm Ali Blue Eyes (Claudio Giovannesi, 2012)
6:30pm Out of the Blue (Edorado Leo, 2013)
9:00pm The Interval (Leonardo di Costanzo, 2012)

1:00pm Gorbaciof (Stefano Incerti, 2010)
3:00pm The Ideal City (Luigi Lo Cascio, 2012)
6:00pm Closing Night Film: The Great Beauty (Paolo Sorrentino, 2013)
9:15pm Closing Night Reception at 1300 on Fillmore
9:30pm One Man Up (Paolo Sorrentino, 2013)