Wooster Square "Little Italy" Movie To Be Shown At Hamden Library

Mar 27, 2019 262

A documentary film about New Haven's Little Italy that has played to packed crowds all over the area will soon have have its first showing in Hamden - at the town library on 2901 Dixwell Avenue on April 1st at 6:30 p.m. The film, The Village: Life in New Haven's Little Italy, was the creation of award-winning journalist Steve Hamm.

It had its successful debut at last year's New Haven Documentary Film Festival. Let Hamm tell the story of how the film came to be: "The idea for this documentary came from the fact that I live in an apartment on Wooster Square, and I do my freelance writing in a room that looks over the square and St. Michael church. I noticed all of the funerals at the church and I thought that each funeral meant a lifetime of stories were being lost. It seemed like a good idea to try to capture some of the stories from people who were still living.

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SOURCE: https://patch.com/

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