Above: Promotional graphic for the San Diego Italian Film Festival taking place from October 26th through November 11th, 2012. Courtesy of SDIFF.
Now in its sixth year at MOPA, the San Diego Italian Film Festival has grown into an amazing conduit to enjoy Italian culture. From October 26th through November 11th, the festival features 17 spectacular movies that evoke laughter, tears, and passion.
What happens when families leave behind their roots to arrive in an unfamiliar realm, their children unwittingly becoming anchors in the maelstrom of novelty? Delve into the lives of these children as they share their thoughts and dreams of immigration while offering a fascinating insight into their perspectives of national boundaries and cultural divides.
Director Marco Lora especially crafted for the SDIFF this tapestry of cross-cultural young voices using a mix of direct interviews and animation to present a documentary with the Italian American Academy of San Diego, Proudly premiering at the SDIFF.
Please Note: $5 suggested donation
Location: Museum of Photographic Arts, 1649 El Prado, San Diego, CA Google Map