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Zeitgeist Multi-Disciplinary Arts Center

1618 Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard

New Orleans, LA 70113

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A CIAMBRA
Jonas Carpignano (Italian/Romani coming of age drama)
Friday through Thursday, February 16 through 22 @ 7:30 pm nightly
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In the New Neo Realist film A CIAMBRA, depicts life in a small Romani (gypsy) community in Calabria filmed with non-actors portraying dramatized versions of themselves, Pio Amato (Pio) is desperate to grow up fast. At 14, he drinks, smokes and is one of the few to easily slide between the region's factions - the local Italians, the African refugees and his fellow Romani. Pio follows his older brother Cosimo everywhere, learning the necessary skills for life on the streets of their hometown. When Cosimo disappears and things start to go wrong, Pio sets out to prove he's ready to step into his big brother's shoes but soon finds himself faced with an impossible decision that will show if he is truly ready to become a man. From the acclaimed director of Mediterranea (who was also the Assistant director on Beasts Of The Southern Wild). Winner Top Ten Of The Year - CinEuphoria Awards; Best Picture - International Cinephile Society Awards; Label Europa Cinemas - Cannes Film Festival; Best Music - Ghent Int Film Festival; Cinema Extraordinaire - Bergen Int Film Festival; Best Actor - Pio Amato - Seville European Film Festival.

Screens as part of our AN INDIGENOUS FILM SERIES.

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