La Guarimba Film Festival
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM (PST)
San Francisco, CA
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
La Guarimba and the IIC San Francisco present a series of new Italian short films. Wednesday, 19 February, 6:30 PM.
Trailer for About the Resistance, the documentary about the festival which talks about cinema as an act of resistance.
Emilio by Angelo Cretella.
2013 | 15' | HD | Colour | Caserta, Italy
Synopsis: Emilio, who is as kind as he is heavy, frequently travels on his tiny scooter along the country roads leading to the farm inhabited by his friend Alida, a prostitute.
Come to Venice by Benedetta Panisson
2012 | 20' | Digital HD | Colour | Venezia, Italy
Synopsis: A scream, but more on the silent side. It's the voice of the Venetians, of those who live the city, of its lanes, of its sea.
Dreaming Apecar by Dario Samuele Leone
2012 | 20' | HD | Colour | Torino, Italy
Synopsis: Caterina is a 45-year-old Italian woman who has been without a job for months and cannot find another one. So she accepts work as a carer for Gheorghe, an elderly and lively Romanian stuck in a wheelchair.
Matilde by Vito Palmieri
2013 | 10' | HDCAM | Colour | Bologna, Italy
Synopsis: Matilde seems to be not quite of this world. Because of her unruly classmates she can barely follow her lessons.
All films will be in the original Italian with English subtitles.
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