Philly Film Screenings — 12 May 2011 » Written by
America-Italy Society of Philadelphia film screenings

The America-Italy Society of Philadelphia holds an annual series of free film screenings curated by the International House’s Robert Cargni.  The sixth edition of this series features Italian comedies and will soon be wrapping up with the following screenings:

THU May 26, 2011, 6:00 PM
AIS office (1420 Walnut Street, Suite 310)
Mid-August Lunch (2008)
Dir. Gianni Di Gregorio, Italy, 75 min, digital
Preceded by the short film Tiramisu from Leonard Guercio, professor/writer/Temple U. Film Lab Coordinator who will also be introducing the feature.

THU June 23, 2011, 6:00 PM
AIS office (1420 Walnut Street, Suite 310)

A Joke of Destiny (1983)
Dir. Lina Wertmuller, Italy, 105 min, digital

The AIS will be hosting/co-presenting a few additional Italian film screenings in the near future:

SUN May 15, 2011, 2:00 PM
Philadelphia Museum of Art

Teorema (1968)
Dir. Pier Paolo Pasolini, Italy, 105 min, digital

SUN May 29, 2011, 2:00 PM
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Roma (1972)
Dir. Federico Fellini, Italy, 128 min, digital

THU June 9, 2011, 6:00 PM
AIS office (1420 Walnut Street, Suite 310)

We Want the Colonels (1973)
Dir. Mario Monicelli, Italy, 102 min, digital

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