Italian Short Film Night 2022

Show Me Shorts and the Embassy of Italy present a collection of short films from top up and coming Italian filmmakers. Join us for a an enchanting evening as we explore the life of a gangster, join a strange cult, uncover a crime, fall in love and get swindled. This collection of films has been curated for us by the Italian Short Film Center in Torino.

There are five short films:

  1. Zheng directed by Giacomo Sebastiani
  2. Las Hadas (The Fairies) directed by Lorenzo Pallotta
  3. Il Gioco (The Game) directed by Alessandro Haber
  4. Il Branco (The Pack) directed by Antonio Corsini
  5. Servi Di Biciclette (Servants of Bicycles) directed by Michele Granata

These are informal and fun events, and all are welcome. Seating will not be allocated, so first in best dressed. The bars will be open with food and drink available for purchase.


Christchurch: 7pm Monday 27 June at Dux Central, 6 Poplar Street, Christchurch.

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Auckland: 7pm Tuesday 28 June at The Kingslander, 470 New North Road, Kingsland.

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Wellington:  7pm Wednesday 29 June at Southern Cross Garden Bar, 39 Abel Smith Street.

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On Demand: 9am Saturday 2 to 9pm Sunday 3 July at Show Me Shorts On Demand.

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Language: Italian, Mandarin & Spanish (with English subtitles)

Run Time: approx 79-minutes

Rating:M Offensive language, sexual abuse themes, animal cruelty, violence, drug use & nudity.

Thanks to the Italian Short Film Center for providing the films.

Thank you to Embassy of Italy for supporting this project.

Thank you to Albert-Eden Local Board for supporting this project.

Thank you to Stuff for supporting Show Me Shorts.