Festival highlights contemporary Italian film

Apr 22, 2015 666

by Michelle Liu

This weekend, both the Yale and New Haven communities can enjoy a view of Italy from the seats of the Whitney Humanity Center auditorium. Between Thursday and Sunday, the 10th annual Yale Festival of New Italian Cinema will screen five recent Italian films at the center. The screenings will be accompanied by guided discussions led by graduate students from Yale's Italian Department.

Professor of Italian Millicent Marcus GRD '74 explained that when she established the festival, she was looking to emulate a similar festival held at the University of Pennsylvania. Marcus said the festival aims to expose an American audience to new Italian films, many of which are not widely distributed in the United States.

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Source: http://yaledailynews.com/

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