L’Amore, il Cinema e i Viaggi in Italia (Love, Cinema and Italian Travels)

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Monday, May 9, 2022, 5:30 PM CDT. Italian Cultural Institute of Chicago - 500 North Michigan Avenue - Chicago, IL 60611. Inspired by his new book "Le Immagini dell’Amore" (The Images of Love) published for Marsilio, Roberto De Gaetano leads a dialogue with Prof. Armando Maggi, on representations of love in traditional literature and cinema, with a focus on Italy.

Love does not exist without stories, and stories become modern myths, literature and art. Cinema, more than any other art form, was able to make love storytelling real while also filled with imagination. And what about Italy? Not only classic Italian literature (starting from Dante and Petrarca) has told exemplary love stories, but Italy itself has been the backdrop of real love that became myth, like the one of Romeo and Giulietta in Verona.

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SOURCE: Italian Cultural Institute of Chicago

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