Il Cinema Ritrovato on Tour: Dante’s Inferno

Mar 03, 2022 208

Thursday March 10, 2022. 7:00pm EST. Martinos Auditorium at Granoff Center for the Creative Arts, 154 Angell St, Providence, RI. The ninth edition of “Il Cinema Ritrovato on Tour” (Rediscovered Cinema on Tour) will take place from March 10-12, 2022 at the Granoff Center for the Creative Arts, Brown University. The festival is curated by Massimo Riva (Italian Studies, Brown University) and Guy Borlée (Festival Coordinator for the Cineteca di Bologna).

The 2022 program is headlined by a spectacular 1911 silent adaptation of Dante’s Inferno and features two masterpieces of Italian “magical neorealism”: Miracolo a Milano, directed by Vittorio De Sica, and The Spider’s Stratagem, directed by Bernardo Bertolucci. A rediscovered jewel of Iranian cinema, Chess in the Wind by Iranian director Mohammad Reza Aslani, completes the program. All films were restored at the laboratories of the Immagine ritrovata in Bologna.

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