La Société de Développement Commercial (SDC) of Little Italy and the Contemporary Italian Cinema Festival (IFCC) are pleased to unveil the program for CINÉ PARC DANTE which takes place every Wednesday from July 6th to August 31st. Thus, all summer long, Dante Park, located on Dante Street between de Gaspé and Alma, will be the scene of the screening of many Italian films as soon as night falls. Comedies, historical films, documentaries, and several other genres will be offered to Italian, French and English speakers, the opportunity to have a perfect evening in Little Italy. Details and surprises will be announced in the coming weeks: presentation of short films, mini-concerts, etc.
Every Wednesday at dusk – from July to August
July 6 – Sulla giostra, a female opera directed by Giorgia Cecere, with two extraordinary protagonists, namely Claudia Gerini and Lucia Sardo. The film, shot in various locations in Puglia, particularly highlights the beauty of the landscape.
July 13 – Troppa Famiglia (Too much Family) by Pierluigi Di Lallo, a story that focuses on difficult family dynamics. The cast of the film, shot in Abruzzo, includes, among others, Antonello Fassari and Ricky Memphys.
July 20 – Vecchie canaglie by Chiara Sani, for comedy lovers, with Lino Banfi!
July 27 – Lasciarsi un giorno a Roma (Breaking up in Rome) by Edoardo Leo romantic story directed and performed by Edoardo Leo where the eternal city, Rome, is always present and is particularly highlighted by the director.
August 3 – L’afide e la formica by Mario Vitale, a film shot in Calabria which focuses on the encounter between Fatima, a student of Moroccan origin and a physical education teacher played by Beppe Fiorello.
August 10 – Il silenzio grande (The Great Silence) by Alessandro Gassman: see you in Naples for this great Italian success.
August 17 – I fratelli De Filippo by Sergio Rubini, an enchanting film about the first years of the careers of Eduardo, Peppino and Titina.
August 24 – Ennio by Giuseppe Tornatore, the documentary on the life of Maestro Morricone was shot by Oscar-winning director Giuseppe Tornatore. An unmissable and thrilling film that focuses on the creative process of one of the most brilliant composers in the history of world cinema
August 31 – surprise movie
These nine screenings will be held in the heart of Little Italy, where for years the ICFF Italian Contemporary Film Festival and the SDC Petite Italie have co-organized the Ciné-Parc Dante, in partnership with the Cinéma Beaubien and the borough of Rosemont. Petite-Patrie. These weekly meetings are for film buffs, fans of cinema and Italian culture, who speak Italian or not since the films are subtitled in French or English.
It is advisable to arrive before 9 p.m. in order to enjoy the Italian atmosphere, to eat, and to have fun in the gourmet district of Montreal!