FILM NIGHT 2022

Select Mondays

FILM NIGHT 

"Our 2022 film night schedule is now online" 

 

Films are shown with English sub-titles (unless otherwise noted)

 

SELECT MONDAYS

Doors Open: 5:00pm
Dinner: 5:30pm

Film Starts: 6:30pm

DONATION

$20.00/per person  Dinner & Movie

Cash Bar is available for wine and beer. Dinner does not include drinks.
 
Spend a pleasant evening at the Foundation - beverages will be served followed by entertaining films. We  also feature a series of films that we consider classics of Italian filmdom.

  

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January 17, 2022

PROFUMO DI DONNA (Scent of a Woman)

1975      99min.

The original version 18 years before Al Pacino. A naïve army private is assigned to assist a blinded, embitter, ex-army captain on his journey from Turin to Naples. Their hilarious yet heartrending misadventures bring these odd companions to deeper understand of each other and their own shortcomings.

Italian-English subtitles. Dramedy.

 

 

 

January 31, 2022

THE VANISHING OF PATO

2010      99min.

The story of a desperate search for Vigata’s most upstanding citizen. A man who vanishes right after his appearance in the annual passion play. South collides with North as a local Sicilian carabinieri teams up with a Neapolitan police officer. They find they can trust each other more than they can trust the towns people. Italian culture at its highest (and lowest) and the breathtaking countryside of southern Italy.

Italian-English subtitles. Comedic mystery.

 

 

 

February 14, 2022

ENCHANTED APRIL

1992      93min.

Two proper Englishwomen determined to get away from their drab lives and inattentive husbands find paradise in the serene countryside of the Italian Riviera. When the pair rent a magnificent villa for a month, they share expenses with an austere widow and a bored socialite. At first personalities clash but the hideaway and the breathtaking scenery hold a special magic that spark friendship and renews the way of living and loving.

English. Romantic adventure.

 

 

 

February 28, 2022

NIGHT OF THE SHOOTING STARS

1982      107min.

Six-year-old Cecelia is fascinated but the world and everything in it. And when her family and neighbors flee their village to escape the Nazis it’s the most exciting moment of her life. But the excitement turns to terror when the enemy begins to close in. Little Cecilia prays for rescue on the Night of the Shooting Stars an evening when it is said all wishes are granted.

Italian-English subtitles. Drama

 

 

 

March 14, 2022

TRAVOLTI DA UN INSOLITO DESTINO NELL AZURO MARE D’AGOSTO (SWEPT AWAY)

1974      114min.

Set against the backdrop of the beautiful Mediterranean, Swept Away is Lina Wertmuller’s most controversial movie about love, sex and politics. On an elegant yacht cruising the coast of Sardinia, Raffaella a rich and stunning capitalist enjoys tormenting Gennarino communist sailor. Fate weaves a different scenario and roles become reversed when the two find themselves stranded together on a desert island. Raffaella must submit to Gennarino to survive.

English subtitles. Dramedy

 

March 21, 2022

MONA LISA IS MISSING

2012    88min.

The true story of the man who stole the Mona Lisa!

On August 21, 1911 Vincenzo Peruggia stole the Mona Lisa from the Louvre in Paris. It was missing for 2 1/2 years. After that time, he brought the painting to Italy claiming he did it for patriotic reasons.

How did he do it?  Where was it hidden?

*We are happy and privileged to have the writer and directors of the film, who spent 30 years  trying to find the truth, Joe and Justine Medeiros here to discuss and answer your questions.
 

English. Documentary/History

April 4, 2022

SERENADE

1956    122min. 

The story of a farmhand who won fame as a singer and almost lost his soul as a man. Mario Lanza stars and sings Ave Maria and excerpts from La Boheme, Don Giovani, Otello, IITravatore.

English. Musical/Romance

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SPECIAL DONATION

Dinner & Movie: $25.00

Movie Only: $10.00

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You can check the Film Night
schedule using this calendar link.

 

 

Films are shown on select Mondays.