New Monday Night Film Series Presents "Life Through Italian Eyes" Series at Historic Asolo Theater
Sarasota, FL – Dec. 4, 2009 – Celebrate Italian culture at The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art and the Sarasota Film Festival’s Life Through Italian Eyes series of Monday Night Movies at the Historic Asolo Theater. The Italian affair will begin on Feb. 16 and will continue through March 23 with film screenings at 7 p.m.
Life Through Italian Eyes includes:
On a Greek island a soldier discovers that it is better to make love instead of war.
Subtitled. Italy 1991 / 96 minutes
Roberto Benigni stars as a kindhearted, bumbling, banana-stealing idiot pursued by the mob.
Subtitled. Italy 1991 / 102 minutes
The Son’s Room
A psychoanalyst and his family go through emotional trauma when their son dies.
Subtitled. Italy 2001 / 99 minutes
A simple Italian postman learns to love poetry while delivering mail to a famous poet. Subtitled. Italy 1994 / 108 minutes
La Dolce Vita
Fellini’s masterpiece about a man struggling between the allure of Rome's social scene and the domesticity of his girlfriend.
Subtitled. Italy 1960 / 174 minutes
A filmmaker celebrates the magic of the movies by recalling a friendship with the village projectionist.
Subtitled. Italy 1988 / 155 minutes
Tickets are $7 for each film, or $36 for the series of six films, and are available at the Historic Asolo Theater Box Office by calling 941.360.7399 or online at www.ringling.org.