Stop the Pounding Heart by Roberto Minervini

Mar 30, 2019 517

Tuesday, April 16, 2019. From 6:00 pm To 8:00 pm EDT. Italian Cultural Institute of New York, 686 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10065. Entrance: Free. Book Now. This Italian Documentaries series evening is dedicated to the screening of Stop the Pounding Heart (Cannes Film Festival selection 2013) by Roberto Minervini, with an introduction by Dennis Lim.

Documentary film is a genre that represents one of the most interesting and innovative areas of contemporary Italian cinema; Roberto Minervini is among the most distinguished directors, and his films are screened at the most important international film festivals. Synopsis: Sara is a young girl raised in a family of goat farmers. Her parents home-school their twelve children, rigorously following the precepts of the Bible. 

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