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Italian Film Festival: Aspromonte, Land of the Forgotten (2019)

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Italian Film Festival: Aspromonte, Land of the Forgotten (2019)

Film
Wednesday, April 5
8:30 - 10:30 pm
Union South | The Marquee
Cost: Free
WUD Film and the UW-Department of French and Italian present Aspromonte, Land of the Forgotten (Aspromonte, La Terra Delgi Ultimi) (2019) for the Italian Film Festival!
Italy | 87 min | NR | DVD | Dir. Mimmo Calopresti

 

"In 1951 in Africo, a small village in the southern valley of Aspromonte, a woman dies in childbirth because a doctor fails to arrive on time. No road connects Africo with other villages. In the wake of this tragedy, all of Africo's including children - abandon their usual occupations and unite to build their own road. Giulia, the new school teacher, comes from the North with a mission to teach standard Italian to help bring cultural cohesion with Africo and the rest of Italy. But she will have to contend with local mafiosi Don Totó, who is determined to ensure this the town remains cut off, and thus, under his power." - (IMDB)

   
 

For information on available assistive content for WUD Film screenings, please visit the Assistive Movie Screenings in the Marquee Theater page.
 
 
This event is intended for UW-Madison students, faculty, staff, Wisconsin Union members and their guests. Anyone can become a Wisconsin Union member. 

Italy | 87 min | NR | DVD | Dir. Mimmo Calopresti

 

"In 1951 in Africo, a small village in the southern valley of Aspromonte, a woman dies in childbirth because a doctor fails to arrive on time. No road connects Africo with other villages. In the wake of this tragedy, all of Africo's including children - abandon their usual occupations and unite to build their own road. Giulia, the new school teacher, comes from the North with a mission to teach standard Italian to help bring cultural cohesion with Africo and the rest of Italy. But she will have to contend with local mafiosi Don Totó, who is determined to ensure this the town remains cut off, and thus, under his power." - (IMDB)

   
 

For information on available assistive content for WUD Film screenings, please visit the Assistive Movie Screenings in the Marquee Theater page.
 
 
This event is intended for UW-Madison students, faculty, staff, Wisconsin Union members and their guests. Anyone can become a Wisconsin Union member. 

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