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Looking for another way to fight those winter blues and learn a little about Italian culture and heritage? Then join us for Stereotype This! Real Reel Italians—A Celebration of Recent Documentary Films about Italian Americans. This is part of our film study education mission at Casa Italia.

Join Professor Tony Labriola–Head of the Governors State University Television Program and Bill Dal Cerro, film instructor at Fenton High School and co-producer of “And They Came to Chicago,” and webmaster of “Stereotype This!” They will examine the way that documentary film makers are constructing an alternative to mass media stereotypes of Italian Americans and discuss what YOU can do about it.  The event features film clips from a productions that focus on World War II, Chicago, lynching of Italians in America, festivals, finding Italian roots, bocce and more. 

This event will take place on Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. in the Florentine Room. Reservations are requested by calling (708) 345-5933 or go online to register.  We are accepting sponsorships for this event.

A freewill donation is appreciate. We will be serving contintental breakfast.

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