Dante Alighieri Society of Michigan Presents the Film: Un Cielo Stellato Sotto il Ghetto di Roma (A Starry Sky Above the Roman Ghetto)

Jan 09, 2022 310

BY: Sandra Tornberg

Sunday January 30, 2022. 3:30 to 5:00 PM CST. Maple Theater, 4135 W Maple Rd, Bloomfield Twp, MI. In honor of Holocaust Remembrance Day (observed on January 27) the Dante Alighieri Society of Michigan commemorates those Italians who suffered persecution as a result of the Racial Laws imposed by the Fascist government and under the Nazi occupation during World War II with a screening of the film Un Cielo Stellato sotto il Ghetto di Roma (A Starry Sky Above the Roman Ghetto). 

The event is free and open to the public, however registration is required here. This event is organized in cooperation with the Consulate of Italy in Detroit. The film, in Italian with English subtitles, is directed by Giulio Base. After discovering an image of a little girl in an old photograph, high school student Sofia becomes compelled to probe the history of Rome’s Jewish ghetto during World War II. 

 

SOURCE: Dante Alighieri Society of Michigan

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