Aero Theatre
1328 Montana Avenue,
Santa Monica, CA 90403 Map
Mon, Nov 20, 2017

Co-presented by the American Cinematheque and Luce Cinecittà, under the auspices of the Italian Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities and Tourism, in collaboration with the Consulate General of Italy in Los Angeles, the Italian Trade Agency and the Italian Cultural Institute. Supported by The Leading Hotels of the World. Media partner: Variety.

Program begins with the short “Il Legionario” (2017, 13 min. Dir. Hleb Papou). Daniel is the son of African parents born in Rome, and is an officer with the State Police Department. One day he finds out that his unit will have to clear a building where his mother and brother live. Torn between love for his family and loyalty to the police, Daniel will have to choose between the two and face the consequences.

Los Angeles Premiere!

2017, Celluloid Dreams, 116 min, Italy/Switzerland, Dir: Silvio Soldini

Teo (Adriano Giannini) holds a creative position at a trendy ad agency and is an inveterate womanizer. Beautiful and vibrant, Emma (Valeria Golino) is an osteopath though she has been blind since the age of 16. When they first meet, Teo is mesmerized by her sexy voice and intrigued, never having been with a blind woman. The two go out on a date but when Emma proves too sharp to succumb to his charms, Teo is hooked.

In Italian with English subtitles. | Screening format: DCP
Aero Theatre • Mon, Nov 20, 2017 • 7:30pm

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Director Francesco Bruni In Person!
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