Award winning short film ‘Citta’ dei sogni’ to premiere at the New Jersey film festival

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This breathtaking film tells the coming of age story of two young brothers who run away from
home. They embark on an adventure across the southern countryside of Italy with a child's
dream of a new life. As the boys face adulthood, the myth of this "City of Dreams" begins to

WHAT: Film screening premiere and discussion of "Citta' dei Sogni"
WHERE: New Jersey Film Festival. Voorhees Hall #105, 71 Hamilton Street/College
Avenue Campus, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey
WHEN: Saturday, February 27 at 7pm
DETAILS: For more information call 848-932-8482 or email or visit

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The film will be screened in Italian with English subtitles. This event is the film's
New Jersey Premiere and will host a Q&A after the screening.

After being awarded the New York Women in Film and Television 2015 Award and Best
Outstanding Film at New York's School of Visual Arts, the film is now entering the festival

Director Paola Bernardini joins forces with an American crew and first time actors to create a
story that holds an universal message. The short film was entirely shot in different towns of
Puglia (Italy). Breathtaking, emotional and humorous. We follow Ernesto and Giovanni as they
travel through Puglia to find their "City of Dreams". It's a story that tackles the concept of
"coming of age"; the process of finding your way after reality doesn't live up to your fantasies.

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