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Wed, Apr 19


Westchester Italian Cultural Center

Antologia del cinema Italiano: Anthology of Italian Cinema - 4 Part Series

Presented by Professor Joseph Spedaliere, the Antologia del cinema italiano lecture/film-viewing/discussion series will shine a light on the golden age of Italy’s greatest contribution to cinema, il Neorealismo of the 1940s and the postwar period. April 19th, May 3, 17 and 31

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Antologia del cinema Italiano: Anthology of Italian Cinema - 4 Part Series

Time & Location

Apr 19, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Westchester Italian Cultural Center, 1 Generoso Pope Pl, Tuckahoe, NY 10707, USA

About the event

*This is a 4 part Italian Film Study Course (April 19, May 3, 17, 31). Registration fee includes all four films/classes, Tasting of regional foods, wine and coffee. Classes may not be purchased separately.

Starting with the innumerable contributions of the pre-Christian Etruscan and Latin civilizations, Italy has made – and continues to make – its indelible mark on world culture. Influencing almost every sector of human development and expression, the Italian genius is ubiquitously evident. With its incomparable heritage of millennial artistic splendor, early 20th Century Italy was destined to add even greater glory to its cultural patrimony. Through its innovative contributions to the newborn medium of movie-making, Italian directors, screenwriters, actors, technicians, et al. were able to elevate the moving picture to an art form admired and imitated throughout the world.

Among the films to be viewed, analyzed, and discussed: 

  • Roma, città aperta, Roberto Rossellini, (1945)
  • Sciuscià, (1946)
  • Ladri di biciclette of Vittorio De Sica, (1948)
  • Riso amaro, Giuseppe De Santis, (1949)





  • Antologia del cinema italiano


    +$3.75 service fee

    This ticket is for 4 sessions: April 19th May 3rd May 17th May 31st


    +$3.75 service fee





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