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Free Yale Italian Film Festival Shows Five Films Over Four Days

Hartford Courant 2018-04-16 16:35:00

The 13th annual Yale Festival of New Italian Cinema runs April 19 to 22 at Whitney Humanities Center, 53 Wall St. in New Haven, showing a slate of five films. The festival is presented by the Italian Language and Literature Department, but all screenings are free and open to the public.

Susan Dunne OPENING FRIDAY

Aardvark: Drama about a therapist and her mentally ill patient. Limited release. PG-13.

Finding Your Feet: Musical comedy about a woman who finds healing with a dance class. PG-13.

Foxtrot: Hebrew-language drama about trouble at a military post. Limited release. R.

Rampage: Dwayne...

OPENING FRIDAY

Aardvark: Drama about a therapist and her mentally ill patient. Limited release. PG-13.

Finding Your Feet: Musical comedy about a woman who finds healing with a dance class. PG-13.

Foxtrot: Hebrew-language drama about trouble at a military post. Limited release. R.

Rampage: Dwayne...

(Susan Dunne)

The series opens April 19 at 7:30 p.m. with “Love and Bullets,” a comic crime musical about a hit man told to kill a witness, who turns out to be the only woman he ever loved.

The title on April 20 at 7:30 p.m. is “The Father of Italy,” a drama about a woman searching for the father of her unborn child.

On April 21 at 7:30 p.m., “Let Yourself Go” is shown. The comedy tells the story of a psychoanalyst whose life is changed by his personal trainer.

The series closes on April 22, with two films. At 2 p.m. is “The War of Bumpkins,” a story of a rivalry between gangs of boys. At 4 p.m., the final film is “Everything You Want,” a comic drama about a man with dementia and his young companion. italian.yale.edu.

A look ahead at some things to add to your calendar this week.  More events at ctnow.com/thingstodo.

A look ahead at some things to add to your calendar this week.  More events at ctnow.com/thingstodo.

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