La Famiglia: Italian Film Weekend

Spend the weekend in Italy! Celebrate Italian cinema and learn more about the Italian “famiglia” during our Italian Film Weekend. Explore the themes of family, religion and poverty through screenings and discussions. Admission: $9, Seniors and Students w/i.d.: $8, Members: $7,  Film Buff: $3.50,  Film Stars: Free

Thursday, April 12, 7 pm: THE MAN WHO WILL COME (L’UOMO CHE VERRÀ)
Join us for complimentary Prosecco & Italian desserts from 6 – 7!
Set in 1943 in a rural area of Italy, the film tells the story of a family struggling to survive as Nazi troops move into Italy. Winner of 13 Awards. 2009. 115 min. Not Rated. Directed by Giorgio Diritti.

Friday, April 13, 7 pm: THE FIRST BEAUTIFUL THING (LA PRIMA COSA BELLA)
This comedic drama depicts a misanthropic professor who struggles to come to terms with his childhood when he is summoned to his hometown to visit his dying mother. Italy’s Best Foreign Language Film Submission for 2010. 2010. 122 min. Not Rated. Directed by Paolo Virzì.

Saturday, April 14, 2 pm: THE BEST OF YOUTH (LA MEGLIO GIOVENTÙ)
Complimentary pizza served during two planned intermissions. This beautiful family saga follows the loves and lives of two brothers over four decades. Winner of 23 Awards. 2003. 366 min. Rated R. Directed by Marco Tullio Giordana.

Sunday , April 15, 2 pm: BREAD AND TULIPS (PANE E TULIPANI)
In this charming comedy, a housewife decides to start a new life in Venice after accidentally being left behind by her family at a highway café. Winner of 24 Awards. 2003. 114 min. Rated PG13. Directed by Silvio Soldini.

The Italian Film Weekend is supported by Camille and Gregory Servodidio. The film series is presented by Data-Mail Inc. and the Mandell Family.

Admission: $9, Seniors and Students w/i.d.: $8, Members: $7,  Film Buff: $3.50,  Film Stars: Free

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Hours:
Wednesday – Friday: 11 am – 5 pm
Saturday & Sunday: 10 am – 5 pm
First Thursdays: 11 am – 8 pm

Admission:
Members: Free
Adults: $10
Seniors (age 62+): $8
Students (age 13 & over or with college ID): $5
Children (age 12 & under): Free
First Thursdays (from 5-8 pm): $5