Author: Rob

Sostituto Epics

It is happening… again. The cinemas are dark once more – and not just terrible soul-destroying cinemas like the Odeon Beckenham, but also wonderful, life-affirming picture houses like…

Totes in

Of course one of the great pleasures of Il Cinema Ritrovato is strolling along a shady colonnade with your festival tote bag slung over your shoulder, packed out…

Programme published

Literally weeks in the planning, the Programme and screening Schedule for Il Cinema Sostituto is finally complete! Nearly thirty screenings over eight days, the committee has agonised over…

We’re Zooming

With the programme nearly ready, we’ve settled on Zoom for some virtual get togethers around our ‘In the Square‘ screenings. We’ll be sending our Zoom invites for a…

Shoestring shelved

Well, hopes had been high that Il Cinema Sostituto would prove to be the perfect opportunity to screen all 21 episodes of ‘Shoestring‘, the iconic detective show starring…

Queue at Il Cinema Ritrovato

Festival announced!

Despite the lockdown, international travel restrictions and the virus-shedding potential of that change-over throng in the foyer of the Cinema Jolly, we’ve decided to go ahead with Il…