Italian Movies

San Diego Italian Film Festival presents an Italian SuperHero movie:

They Call Me Jeeg Robot (Lo chiamavano Jeeg Robot), 2016
Enzo Ceccotti is a petty thief with little regard for the people in his city, Rome. When he falls into the Tiber river in attempt to escape police, he emerges with extraordinary powers. He is disinclined to use his newfound powers for good, however, until he meets a young woman who mistakes him for her favorite Japanese Anime character, Hiroshi Shiba…
Directed by Gabriele Mainetti
Starring Claudio Santamaria and Luca Marinelli
Thursday August 10th, 7:00 p.m., La Paloma Theatre 471 Coast Hwy. 101
Tickets available online or at the door $12 ($8 SDIFF Members, Students & Military) CASH ONLY. Info and trailer at