Italian-American Club to screen award-winning Italian film

Sep 28, 2016 380

The Italian-American Heritage Club of Hunterdon County will host a free public screening of the award winning 2006 film "The Golden Door" (Nuovomondo) at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 11 at the Hunterdon County Library Community Room at 314 Route 12, Building 3, in Raritan Township.

Club President Mike DeSapio said that the film, set in early 20th century Sicily, traces a Silicilian villager's arudous and humiliating journey to Ellis Island in his quest to find the land of his dreams. Salvatore, a very poor farmer, and a widower, decides to emigrate to the US with all his family, including his old mother.

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