Italian Film Festival

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Presented by Italian Film Festival at Showcase Theater, San Rafael CA

Sep 23 2017
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Nov 04 2017
Italian Film Festival

Lido Cantarutti presents the 2017 Forty-first Anniversary

Eight films: fresh, recent comedies and dramas from Italy. A perennial favorite in the Bay Area, this festival includes appearances from Italian film directors and composers, dignitaries of the Italian and Italian-American communities, and an authentically Italian atmosphere at every presentation. The Festival centerpiece is always top-quality Italian cinema.

Tickets are now on sale.

 

FILM SCHEDULE

Sat., Sep. 23: DADDY’S ANGELS (BELLI DI PAPÀ)
Comedy about a father’s elaborate plan to teach his spoiled adult children a practical lesson about responsibility

Sun., Sep. 24: THE LAST WILL BE LAST (GLI ULTIMI SARANNO ULTIMI)
A full array of emotions associated with love, a new family, job loss and comic episodes, performed by three of Italy’s top actors

Sat., Sep. 30: AN ALMOST PERFECT TOWN (UN PAESE QUASI PERFETTO)
A small southern town tries to come up with creative ideas to enable it to survive

Sun., Oct. 1: ON THE TRAIL OF MY FATHER (LA PELLE DELL’ORSO)
The story of the evolving relationship of a father and son set against the backdrop of the remoteness and the immensity of nature

Sat., Oct. 7: FUNNE — SEA DREAMING GIRLS (FUNNE — LE RAGAZZE CHE SOGNAVANO IL MARE)
A very charming modern fable featuring twelve irresistible seventy and eighty year-old women, who seek to realize their dream of seeing the sea for the first time in their lives

RESCHEDULED:
Fri., Oct. 27:
 A SECOND CHANCE (TORNO INDIETRO E CAMBIO VITA)
An inventive and delightful flight of fancy, as two good friends are plunged into the past, and then back to the present, with an impact on all aspects of their lives

Sat., Oct. 28: FOREVER YOUNG (FOREVER YOUNG???)
In our world and times it is important to be young. If you are young, you are “in”; if you are old, you are “out”! This is the story of a group of forever-young friends in present day Italy.

Sat., Nov. 4: AT WAR FOR LOVE (IN GUERRA PER AMORE)
The director of “The Mafia Kills Only in the Summer” offers this love story of Arturo’s dream to marry Flora, set against the backdrop of war-torn Sicily.

All films in Italian/original language with subtitles in English.
All films suggested for mature audiences.

 

ADMISSION INFO

Single ticket $16, series ticket (for all 8 films) $120. Advance purchase recommended.

$3 per ticket service charge (except in person) and $1 per ticket facility fee

OnlineMarin Center ticketing

Phone (415-473-6800): M-F 11:00 am-6:00 pm. VISA, MasterCard, Discover, American Express

Mail (check): Marin Center Box Office, 10 Avenue of the Flags, San Rafael, California 94903

In person: Marin Center Box Office (M-F 11:00 am-6:00 pm, closed Saturdays), and if available, one hour before curtain on the evenings of the screenings

Phone and mail orders received within 10 days of film date will be held at the Festival box office at “Will Call”.

 

Contact: 415-473-6800

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Additional time info:

Saturdays at 5:30 pm and 7:45 pm

Sundays at 4:00 pm and 6:30 pm

LOCATION

Showcase Theater

10 Avenue of the Flags, San Rafael, CA 94903

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PARKING INFO

Free parking lots are located adjacent to all facilities.

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