(AGI) Belgrade, Sept 20 - The best of Italian cinema is in the spotlight in Belgrade, where classics and contemporary films will be shown till Sept. 25. The initiative was organised by the Excellence Cultural Association with the Italian Cultural Institute (IIC) in Belgrade, the Yugoslav Film Archive, and Italy's Ministry of Cultural Heritage, Activities and Tourism. The programme was split into two parts: the first week featured 10 movies by Italian cinema icons such as Roberto Rossellini, Vittorio De Sica, Bernardo Bertolucci, Luchino Visconti, Pier Paolo Pasolini, Michelangelo Antonioni, Gabriele Salvatores, and Roberto Benigni. The second part will focus on contemporary cinema and begin on Thursday, Sept. 22. It will feature 9 movies, starting with Giambattista Assanti's "Ultima fermata" (The Last Stop) and Rosario Errico's "Prigioniero della mia liberta'" (Prisoner of my Freedom). The programme will continue with: Rosa Chiara Scaglione's "Vertical Conquests"; Antonello Faretta's "Montedoro"; Ilaria Borrelli's "Ritorno alla Vita - Talking To The Trees"; Rossana Patrizia Siclari's "Processo a Mata Hari" (Trial against Mata Hari); and Stefano Lodovichi's "In fondo al bosco" (Deep in the Wood). It will end with "The Missing Paper" by Renzo Martinelli, who will be present in the hall to greet the audience, and Alberto Negrin's "Un Mondo Nuovo" (A New World). (AGI) . .