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Fellini Retrospective



Fellini Retrospective

Celebration of the 100th anniversary of Federico Fellini’s birth - 2020fellini

Let's go back to the movies with a retrospective dedicated to a great Italian master!

The Italian Cultural Institute, in collaboration with Randwick Ritz Cinema, is pleased to present a retrospective dedicated to the great Italian director Federico Fellini on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of his birth (1920-2020).

It is particularly remarkable that after months of necessary isolation due to the pandemic, the retrospective represents the first series of appointments during which the public, while abiding by the national health directives, will be able to attend the screenings in person on the big screen of a cinema hall.

The retrospective, organised by the Ritz Cinema, immediately found the enthusiastic participation of the IIC who has engaged the expertise of Christian Pazzaglia to open the series and introduce six of the eight titles listed in the program. The public will be invited to interact with Pazzaglia at the end of the screening through Q&A sessions.

The initiative holds particular significance considering that 2020 marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of the master from Rimini. Without any doubt, Federico Fellini has been one of greatest personalities of international cinematography. From his debut as a co-screenwriter at the side of Rossellini in three of the most memorable movies of Neorealism (Roma, Città aperta and Paisà) to the international acclaim he received all over the world - particularly in the USA with 5 Oscars (4 Best Foreign Movie, one to the Career), but also Cannes, Venice and Moscow, his career is a crescendo of recognitions that made him and his lifetime spouse, Giulietta Masina, two pivotal characters of worldwide cinema. Fellini, who described himself as “an artisan who has nothing to say, but who knows well how to say it”, gave life to many memorable characters, in tens of masterpieces full of satire, veiled by melancholy and characterised by a visionary, dreamlike style.

pazzagliaChristian Pazzaglia is an Italian multidisciplinary curator and producer working internationally. Christian's curated programs and productions have been hosted by and presented in collaboration with some of the leading cultural institutions in Australia, Europe and Asia such as the Sydney Opera House, ACMI, NFSA, Sydney Film Festival, Dark Mofo, IDFA, Art Basel, EYE Amsterdam, Van Gogh Museum, M+ Hong Kong, Pro-Helvetia, Goethe-Institut, and Alliance Française. His professional experience includes roles as film and VR producer, festival artistic director and program manager for some of the leading festivals and cultural institutions in The Netherlands, where Christian lived until the end of 2016.


06 July 2020, 7 pm – The White Sheik (1952)ritz logo lock up horizontal black rgb
13 July 2020, 7 pm - La strada (1954)
20 July 2020, 7 pm - La dolce vita (1960)
27 July 2020, 7 pm - 8 e ½ (1963)
03 August 2020, 7 pm - Satyricon (1969)
10 August 2020, 7 pm - Roma (1972)
17 August 2020, 7 pm - Amarcord (1973)
24 August 2020, 7 pm - Casanova (1976)



Date: Da Monday, July 06, 2020 a Monday, August 24, 2020

Time: At 7:00 pm

Organized by : Randwick Ritz

In collaboration with : Istituto Italiano di Cultura

Entrance : With fee


Randwick Ritz, 45 St Pauls Street, Randwick