Four Films, Wine Dinner Part of Wadsworth's Italian Film Festival Weekend

May 14, 2018 253

BY: Susan Dunne

Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art’s annual Italian Film Weekend screens four films from May 18 to 20. The weekend kicks off Friday at 6 p.m. with “Made in Italy,” a 2018 comic drama about a man about to give up his dreams. An opening reception begins at 5 p.m. At 7:50 p.m., “Call Me By Your Name,” a 2017 LGBT coming-of-age movie about a teen in love with his father’s assistant, is shown. It won an Oscar for best adapted screenplay by James Ivory.

On Saturday at 4 p.m., the movie is “The Last Prosecco,” a 2017 comic mystery about the death of a winemaker. An Italian wine dinner in the museum café, with food by Mill Restaurant Group, follows the movie. “Hotel Gagarin,” a 2017 comedy about an Italian film crew stranded in Armenia, is shown Sunday at 2 p.m. A tour of the museum’s Italian works of art begins at 1:15 p.m.

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