Italian filmmaker Wilma Labate to come to IU Cinema Wednesday

Apr 17, 2019 341

BY: Lauren Fischer

Italian film writer and director Wilma Labate will speak at the IU Cinema starting Wednesday, accompanying screenings of her films. The visit is part of the cinema’s 10th annual “New Trends in Modern and Contemporary Italian Cinema” series. The series is organized by the IU Department of French and Italian.

Labate made her first film “Ambrogio” in 1992 and has since directed more than 14 films. She was the second Italian female director to have her movie be the Italian nomination for an Academy Award for Best Foreign Film in 1997.

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