Movie screening "Torneranno i Prati" - November 04, 2014 2 PM

Oct 30, 2014 514

The Italian Centenary of the First World War, the Embassy of Italy and the Italian Cultural Institute are pleased to present the premiere of Torneranno i Prati, a movie by Ermanno Olmi produced by Cinema Undici and Ipotesi Cinema with Rai Cinema.

On the same day - also anniversary of the armistice signed at Villa Giusti - the film will be screened in nearly 100 countries. This initiative is promoted by the Italian Presidency of the Council of Ministers, the Italian Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities and Tourism, and the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation.

The movie, shot in eight weeks, shows the atmosphere of the First World War on the Asiago Plateau. The scenes take place in the actual mountains that witnessed the efforts, the tragedies and the sufferings of the soldiers of the Great War.

LOCATION: Embassy of Italy - Auditorium, 3000 Whitehaven Street NW, Washington, DC 20008

More info here. Please RSVP here.

Source: http://www.iicwashington.esteri.it/

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