December 4, 2023, 7:00 P.M.
Norris Cinema Theatre at the Frank Sinatra Hall, 3507 Trousdale Parkway, Los Angeles, CA 90007
ITALIAN SCREENS: New Italian Cinema in Los Angeles
and Outside the Box [Office] invite you and a guest to attend
A Special Theatrical Screening of
Directed by Roberto Andò
Screenplay by Roberto Andò, Massimo Gaudioso, and Ugo Chiti
Produced by Attilio De Razza and Angelo Barbagallo
7:00 P.M. on Monday, December 4th, 2023
Norris Cinema Theatre at the Frank Sinatra Hall
3507 Trousdale Parkway, Los Angeles, CA 90007
University of Southern California
FREE ADMISSION. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. RSVP REQUIRED.
ITALIAN SCREENS – New Italian Cinema Goes Abroad is an initiative by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MAECI), Cinecittà for the Directorate General for Cinema and Audiovisual of the Ministry of Culture (DGCA-MiC), and the Academy of Italian Cinema – David di Donatello Awards.
ITALIAN SCREENS has been set up to promote the Italian Film Distribution Fund, development and production incentives, attractive tax credits and amazing locations. The screenings in Los Angeles are organized by ITTV International Forum, in collaboration with the Italian Cultural Institute in Los Angeles, and under the auspices of the Consulate General of Italy.
About La Stranezza
1921, future Literature Nobel Prize Winner Luigi Pirandello returns to his beloved Sicily for the 80th birthday of his mentor, famous novelist and playwright Giovanni Verga. Upon his arrival in Agrigento, feral and unexpected news catapult him into a human universe populated by incredible personalities, ghostly visions, distant memories and melancholy apparitions. While at the height of his artistic growth, at the same time Pirandello finds himself still in the midst of his reflection on theater. This irrational and compelling journey will allow him to confront a nostalgic past, propelling him toward the creation of his masterpiece, “Six Characters in Search of an Author” an eternal work of art which will mark a worldwide revolution in twentieth-century theater.
Not rated. In Italian, with English subtitles. Running time: 103 minutes.
About Outside the Box [Office]
Outside the Box [Office] is a weekly showcase for upcoming releases highlighting world cinema, documentary and independent film titles. The series draws from around the globe to present movies that may challenge, inspire or simply entertain.
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Check-In & Reservations
This screening is free of charge and open to the public. A reservation confirmation will automatically be sent to your e-mail account upon successfully making an RSVP through this website. Doors will open at 6:30 P.M.
All SCA screenings are OVERBOOKED to ensure seating capacity in the theater, therefore seating is not guaranteed based on RSVPs. The RSVP list will be checked in on a first-come, first-served basis until the theater is full. Once the theater has reached capacity, we will no longer be able to admit guests, regardless of RSVP status.
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