Italian Film Weekend – Mangiare! Food is an important element of Italian culture, which is reflected in Italian cinema and films with Italian themes. Join us for a weekend of food, wine and cinema to celebrate Italian art and culture!
FRIDAY, MARCH 21 | 6 PM
Italian Reception & Film
I Am Love: This deep, rich film tells of a wealthy family living at the turn of the millennium in Milan. 2009. Italy. 120 min. Rated R. Subtitles. Directed by Luca Guadagnino. Starring Tilda Swinton.
SATURDAY, MARCH 22 | 5 PM
Film & Dinner
Big Night: One of the great food films of all time! A failing Italian restaurant run by two brothers gambles on one special night to try to save the business. 1996. USA. 107 min. Rated R. Starring Stanley Tucci, Isabella Rossellini. Screening followed by a Big Night Dinner in the Museum Café; Reservations required.
SUNDAY, MARCH 23 | 12:30 PM
Tour & Film
Explore “Views of Italy” in a docent-guided tour of our collection followed by a screening of Mid-August Lunch. In this comedic drama we meet the charming Gianni, a middle-aged man who lives with his mother and finds a clever way to erase his debts. 2008. Italy. 80 min. Not Rated. Subtitles. Directed by Gianni Di Gregorio.
Parking: Free on-street parking after 6 pm and all day on weekends. $5 parking after 5 pm seven-days a week at the Front Street South Garage.
The 3rd Annual Italian Film Weekend is supported by Camille and Gregory Servodidio.