Magnifico Italian film series, Sherlock and ‘Clueless’ (as if!)

Jan 03, 2016 848

By Doug Knoop

"Magnifico! Cinema Italian Style," a new series featuring Italian filmmakers, begins Thursday, Jan. 7, with "Il Grido/The Cry," Michelangelo Antonioni's 1957 drama about a sugar-refinery worker (Steve Cochran) who is rejected by his lover (Alida Valli). The series continues with "L'Avventura" (Jan. 14), "I Fidanzati/The Fiances" (Jan. 21), "The Witches" (Jan. 28), "Fellini's Roma" (Feb. 4), "Sandra/Of a Thousand Delights" (Feb. 18), "For a Few Dollars More" (1966), "The Arabian Nights" (March 10) and "Il Divo" (March 17).

All films begin at 7:30 p.m. and are in Italian with English subtitles. For more information, call 206-654-3210 or go to Seattle Art Museum, 1300 First Ave., Seattle. Series tickets are $68 general; $63 for SAM, SIFF, NWFF, SFI, TheFilmSchool, Friends of Festa and Scarecrow Video members.

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