Cinema Paradiso, a franco italien production has been cited as one of the greatest films of all time. It was a commercial success and won several awards, including the Academy Award and Golden Globe for Best Foreign Language Film and the Cannes Film Festival’s Grand Prix. It was nominated for 11 BAFTA Awards and won five including Best Actor for Philippe Noiret, Best Supporting Actor for Salvatore Cascio, Best Original Screenplay, and Best Foreign Language Film.

In Rome in the late 1980s, Salvatore, a fashionable filmmaker, has just learned of the death of his old friend Alfredo. The memory of Alfredo brings back memories of his childhood: his native village in Sicily when he was called Toto and divided his free time between church and the parish cinema, where Alfredo, the projectionist, taught him about life through the films he showed.

Casting: Philippe Noiret, Salvatore Cascio (Salvatore as a child), Marco Leonardi (Salvatore as a teen), Jacques Perrin (Salvatore adult)

Dates: September 28 & 29, at 7:30 pm and 10h20 pm
Address: Vogue Theater, 3290 Sacramento StreetSan Francisco, CA, 94115
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