Award-Winning Short Film 'LENTINI' Set for Its Premiere New York City Screening at New Plaza Cinema

Mar 12, 2024 1217

After garnering multiple awards at international film festivals, LENTINI directed by New York City-based filmmaker Alessia Mandanici, is set to captivate audiences at its New York City premiere on March 15th at New Plaza Cinema. The film is a poignant short that follows the journey of Mila, a German-Italian young woman who returns to Sicily for the first time since her childhood to attend her grandfather's funeral.

The film beautifully explores themes of identity, family bonds, and cultural heritage, set against the backdrop of Sicily's picturesque landscapes. "I am thrilled to be showing LENTINI in NYC,” Mandanici shared. “In my journey, I've grappled with the concept of 'Heimat'—a German word that means a sense of belonging that eludes definition by borders or language." 

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SOURCE: NB Communications

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