Classic Italian Cinema in Chicago

Primo piano

Written by:

 Visconti: nine-film series devoted to the great italian director at gene siskel film centerStarts Sat. November 3 at 6:30pm*
Gene Siskel Film Center
164 N State Street, Chicago

Join the Italian Cultural Institute onNovember 3rd at 6:30pm for a pre-screening reception prior to the screening of the first of a nine-film series devoted to the great Italian director Luchino Visconti, presented by the Gene Siskel Film Center, in partnership with Luce Cinecittà and the Italian Cultural Institute, Chicago. The November screenings are as follow:

DEATH IN VENICE (MORTE A VENEZIA)1971, Luchino Visconti, Italy, 130 min. With Dirk Bogarde, Björn AndresenSaturday, November 3, 7:30 pm*Sunday, November 4, 3:00 pm Wednesday, November 7, 6:00 pm
*pre-screening reception offered by the Italian Cultural Institute starts at 6:30pm

THE DAMNED (LA CADUTA DEGLI DEI)1969, Luchino Visconti, Italy, 156 min. With Dirk Bogarde, Ingrid Thulin
Sunday, November 11, 2:00 pm Wednesday, November 14, 6:30 pm

OSSESSIONE 1943, Luchino Visconti, Italy, 140 min. With Massimo Girotti, Clara Calamai
Sunday, November 18, 2:30 pm

LA TERRA TREMA 1948, Luchino Visconti, Italy, 160 min. With Antonio Arcidiacono, Agnese Giammona
Sunday, November 25, 2:30 pm

Friends of the Institute are eligible to receive $5 off the ticket price by mentioning promocode ITALY at the box office.

 Tickets or more info