Second Week of the Italian Film Festival

The second weekend of the 2017 Italian Film Festival USA of St. Louis is almost here! Don’t 4 films this weekend!
 Free Admission.
Films shown in Italian with English subtitles.
Sponsored by: Lou Smith in memory of Jeff LeGrand, Regional Arts Commission of St. Louis, an Anonymous donor and the Italian Cultural Institute of Chicago. In collaboration with Washington University’s Program in Film and Media Studies and Dept. of Romance Languages and Literatures, St. Louis Community College and Southwestern Illinois College.

Enjoy this comedy!
April 7 * 8:00 p.m.  *  WU Brown Hall 100

DADDY’S BOYS* BELLI DI PAPA’

Vincenzo, a successful entrepreneur, concocts a scheme to bring his three adult children back to the real world from their lives of luxury. They all must do something that they’ve never done before-work!

(Director, Guido Chiesa, Comedy, 2015, 100 min)
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Don’t miss this historical docu-drama!
Saturday, April 8 * 5:30 p.m. *  WU Brown Hall 100

ANDREA DORIA: ARE THE PASSENGERS SAVED? *  ANDREA DORIA: I PASSEGGERI SONO IN SALVO?
On July 25, 1956, the Italian passenger liner Andrea Doria was broadsided by the ship Stockholm off Nantucket Island. Pierette, then a nine-year-old immigrant, now recounts the harrowing experience and the truth surrounding the tragedy.
There will be a post-film Q&A session with scriptwriter and shipwreck survivor Pierette Simpson. 

(Director., L. Guardabascio, Docu-drama, 2016, 77 min.)

An evening of laughter!
Saturday, April 8 * 8:00 p.m.  *  WU Brown Hall 100

AN ALMOST PERFECT TOWN *  UN PAESE QUASI PERFETTO
The inhabitants of a remote mountain village on the verge of economic extinction, hatch a plan to save their town that is so wacky, it just might succeed!

(Director, Massimo Gaudioso, Comedy, 2015, 92 min.)

Enjoy the beautiful Alpine scenery!
Sunday, April 9 * 5:30 p.m.  *  WU Brown Hall 100

ON THE TRAIL OF MY FATHER*
LA PELLE DELL’ORSO
1950s. A teenage boy and his father have a strained relationship.  When a bear threatens their small Dolomite village, the father accepts a bet to search for the bear.  Will he succeed in saving the village and his son?

(Director, Marco Segato, Drama, 2016, 92 min.)

Save the dates for the other films!

WHAT’S THE BIG DEAL * Director, Edoardo Leo, Comedy, 2016, 105 min.
Friday, April 14 * 8:00 p.m.  * WU Lab Sciences 300
THE STUFF OF DREAMS*Director, Gianfranco Cabiddu, Drama, 2015, 101 min.
Saturday, April 15 * 5:30 p.m.  * WU Lab Sciences 300
THE LAST WILL BE THE LAST*Director, Massimiliano Bruno, Drama, 2015, 103 min.

Saturday, April 15 * 8:00 p.m.  *WU Lab Sciences 300

THE ROAD TO RECONCILIATION*Directors, R. Brunetti and  P. Curzi, Documentary, 2016, 52 min.

Friday,  April 21  * 6:30 p.m.  * WU Lab Sciences 300
Saturday,  April 29  * 6:30 p.m.  *  SWIC-Belleville, Liberal Arts Theatre
LIKE CRAZY *Director, Paolo Virzì, Comedy, 2016, 118 min.
Friday, April  21  * 8:00 p.m.  *  WU Lab Sciences 300
WHERE THE CLOUDS GO* Director, Massimo Ferrari, Documentary, 2016, 75 min.
Tuesday,  April 25 * 7:00 p.m.  * STLCC-Florissant Valley, Terry M. Fischer Theatre
ITALO* Director, Alessia Scarso, Drama, 2014, 100 min.
Friday,  April 28  * 7:00 p.m.  *  STLCC-Meramec, Meramec Theatre
SHORT FILM PROGRAM*Comedy, Drama, Stop-motion, 2016, 90 min.
Saturday,  April 29 * 8:00 p.m.  *  SWIC-Belleville, Liberal Arts Theatre
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