The Cinematic Art of Giuseppe Tornatore's "Cinema Paradiso"

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Join us for a lecture series presented by Joseph Spedaliere: The Cinematic Art of Giuseppe Tornatore's "Cinema Paradiso". Westchester Italian Cultural Center, One Generoso Pope Place, Tuckahoe, NY 10707.

Part I: Thursday, September 5th at 7:00 PM. Part II: Thursday, September 26th at 7:00 PM. Members $20 Non-Members $25. SPECIAL PROMOTION: SAVE $10. Join us for Parts I and II of the lecture series and receive $10 off your total price! BUY TICKETS or Contact Us

Part I: Warmly received and highly acclaimed by world-wide audiences, Guiseppe Tornatore's "Cinema Paradiso" re-established Italy as one of the premier production houses for art cinema. After a two-decade decline in the popularity and quality of Italian cinema, this 1988 film was universally hailed as a harbinger of the nation's cinematic renaissance. Join us for a study of its most enlightening and enriching moments.

Part II: We resume our review and study using the darkest hours of the cinema's fiery demise as a point of departure, we will follow and analyze the "progress" of modern Sicilian (and Italian) society, and the personal and professional growth of the film's protagonist Salvatore Di Vita.

SOURCE: Westchester Italian Cultural Center

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