Festival of Italian Cinema returns to Lagos in May

With four days of Italian cinema and, for the first time, a cine-dinner

The Festa do Cinema Italiano, in partnership with the Municipality of Lagos, returns to the Júlio Dantas Library, between the 16th and the 19th of May, with four days of Italian cinema and, for the first time, a cine-dinner.

On the 16th, at 19 pm, the movie dinner precedes the screening of the film that opens this second edition of the Festa do Cinema Italiano, in Lagos, and consists of a starter, a main course and a dessert, prepared by chef Sergio Zanotti.

Participation in this event is subject to prior registration, via telephone 282 767 816, Facebook page of the Municipal Library of Lagos or email [email protected]

At 21:30, Roberto Andò's latest film, The Strange Comedy of Life, shows us a versatile Toni Servillo in the role of Luigi Pirandello, one of the most notable playwrights of the XNUMXth century.

On the second day of the Festival, at 21:30, there is animation by a Portuguese co-production Forbidden to Dogs and Italians, by Alain Ughetto: a film in stop motion which has won several highlights in several international festivals.

On the 18th of May, the documentary The Journey of Pope Francis, a film by Gianfranco Rosi, of admittedly existentialist dimensions that creates and multiplies a valuable dialogue between the Pope's trips and the state of our world.

The party closes the edition on the 19th of May with Ennio the Maestro, by Giuseppe Tornatore. This is an in-depth portrait of Ennio Morricone, the most popular and prolific film composer of the XNUMXth century, most beloved by international audiences, a two-time Oscar winner and author of over five hundred unforgettable scores.

This documentary features testimonies from Dulce Pontes, Bernardo Bertolucci, Marco Bellocchio, Dario Argento, Quentin Tarantino, Wong Kar Wai, Bruce Springsteen, John Williams and Hans Zimmer.