Casa Even 2017 | Italian Week Montreal – Casa d'Italia

2017 | Italian Week Montreal

Activity organized by the National Congress of Italian Canadians (Québec Region)

Time: 7pm
Cost: free

Friday, August 4, 2017

Un cammino per la vita (2017)

Duration: 52 minutes
Audience: For all
Director: Campo Brothers

Description :
Discover the story of a passionate woman pursuing the goal of her family which did and does everything in its power to provide health care to the poorest people especially in Uganda in the hospital that they founded. Let yourself be carried away by this inspiring and fascinating journey.

Saturday, August 5, 2017

La Terra Trema (1948)

Duration: 2 h 40 minutes
Audience: For all
Director: Luchino Visconti
Awards: Golden lion at Venice International Film Festival 1948

Description :
Discover the story of a family living in a small fishing village in Sicily and of one of its member which decides to be the master of his destiny and to convince his family to start their own business in the industry instead of working for abusive wholesalers. Follow them through their adventures which will change their lives forever.

Sunday, August 6, 2017

The Leopard (Il Gattopardo) (1963)

Duration: 3 h 06 minutes
Audience: For all
Director: Luchino Visconti
Awards: Palme d’Or at Cannes Film Festival, 1963

Description :
Through great social upheaval in the 1860s, the Prince of Salina, a man of principles. strives to go through these difficult times while preserving his class and his family well-being.

Monday, August 7, 2017

Respiro (2002) Duration: 1 h 30 minutes
Audience: Rated PG-13
Director: Emanuele Crialese
Awards: Cannes Film Festival 2002

Description :
Discover the story of a mother of three children with great mood swings troubling all her village which think she is mentally deranged while her husband does everything he can to calm the situation. Follow this free and intense woman through her adventures and fake disappearance supported by her understanding son.

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Baaria (2009)

Duration : 2 h 43 minutes
Audience: Classé PG-13
Director: Guiseppe Tornatore
Awards: Nominated in ”Best Foreign Language Film’ category to Golden Globe

Description :
Experience the story of 3 generations of Sicilian in Bagheria (Baaria) from the 1930s to 1980s. Through injustice, war, social upheaval and criminals, this grandfather, father, and son persevere each in their own time.

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Malamuri (2017)

Duration: 1 h 33 minutes
Audience: For all
Director: Federico Maio

Description :
A death, a robbery and a woman turning heads everywhere she goes. Immerse yourself in the South of Italy in a Sicilian village where a beautiful love story is beginning while another man is trying to gain the love of this stunning lady.

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Golden Door (Nuovomondo) (2006)

Duration: 1 h 58 minutes
Audience: Rated PG-13
Director: Emanuele Crialese
Awards: 6 awards at Venice Film Festival 2007

Description :
Live the journey of a Sicilian farmer deciding to emigrate towards the United States with his family seeking a better life towards the beginning of the 20th century. Witness his encounter with a beautiful mysterious woman on the boat taking them towards the New World!

August 4-10, 2017

Multimedia Room, Casa d'Italia