Dear Friends,

Our Film Festival is off to a spectacular start. Last week’s offering drew a record crowd. The infectious laughter of the audience multiplied the enjoyment of the attendees and reminded us all what “going to the movies” is all about. Join us for 3 additional delightful evenings; Fridays April 26, May 17 and May 24 as the festival continues…..

Come spend an evening in Italy! Enjoy the local premieres of, critically-acclaimed Italian films at the 2013 Italian Film Festival USA of Chicago. All films are shown in Italian with English subtitles in the Chandelier Room of the Italian Cultural Center at Casa Italia, 1621 N. 39th Ave. Stone Park. Sponsored by Casa Italia and the Italian Cultural Institute of Chicago.

Pizza and light refreshments will be served at all showing.

No Charge
Refreshments: 7:00 p.m.
Movie: 7:30 p.m.

The Updated Film Festival schedule follows.

IT WAS THE SON
È STATO IL FIGLIO
Friday, April 26 * 7:30 p.m.
(Director, Daniele Ciprì, Drama, 2011, 90 min.)
A tragedy renders the Ciraulo family inconsolable, but they find hope in the possibility of government compensation for victims of the Mafia. After the check finally arrives, they sit around the table and decide how to invest the money. What they purchase becomes the symbol of arrogance and punishable by the “gods”.

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THE ENTREPRENEUR

L’INDUSTRIALE

Friday, May 17 * 7:30 p.m.

(Director, Giuliano Montaldo, Drama, 2011, 94 min.) Nicola inherits from his father a factory, now on the verge of bankruptcy. Strangled by debt, Nicola decides to resolve his problems exactly as the financial institutions who want to close his factory–without scruples. Instead of opening his heart to his wife, Laura, he begins to doubt her and to follow her. But it is Nicola that has more than one secret, and Laura will begin to uncover them.

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EVEN IF IT IS LOVE YOU DON’T SEE IT

ANCHE SE È AMORE NON SI VEDE 

 

Friday, May 24 * 7:30 p.m.

(Director, Salvatore Ficarra and Valentino Picone, Comedy, 2011, 96 min.)

Salvo e Valentino, two friends who are very different, operate a small sight-seeing service for tourists. Valentino is in a stable relationship with Gisella, whom he loves dearly. But when their relationship is in trouble, Salvo attempts to find a woman who will make Valentino happy. On the other hand, Valentino, wants to put an end to Salvo’s frivolous lifestyle by finding him the woman of his dreams…

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© 2013 Casa Italia, Stone Park, IL

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