Neorealism

Nov 15, 2015 820

Date: Thursday, November 19, 2015

Hours: 6:00 p.m.

Site: Italian Cultural Institute of Chicago - 500 N Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60611

In collaboration with: https://neorealism.eventbrite.com

A discussion with the Director David Lee Morea and Alberto Zambenedetti, Professor of Cinema Studies at Oberlin College

Neorealism - Screening of the documentary "Before Neorealism: Italy's Forgotten Cinema" by David Lee Morea. A discussion with the Director David Lee Morea and Alberto Zambenedetti, Professor of Cinema Studies at Oberlin College, will follow. Directed by David Lee Morea, "Before Neorealism: Italy's Forgotten Cinema" is the most comprehensive feature-length English-language documentary on Italian cinema during Fascism. Comprising clips, archival footage, and interviews with world-renowned scholars, the filmmakers investigate how the regime partnered with the entertainment industry to manipulate public opinion and create political consensus.

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

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