How pizza and the word 'arrangiarsi' changed one man's life

Apr 21, 2021 223

Hofstra’s Italian American Lecture Series presented a film screening and commentary on “Arrangiarsi (Pizza ... and the Art of Living)” with director Matteo Troncone on Tuesday, April 13. ‘Arrangiarsi’ translates to overcoming obstacles, and it is the main theme of the film. The film is a documentary not only about the gastronomy of Italian culture, but also about life and society in Italy. 

In the film, Troncone touches on subjects such as the spirit of the Neapolitan people as well as the south of Italy – crime and gangsters, history, culture, tradition and most importantly: pizza.  

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