Montclair Film + La Cinémathèque Present: Legends of the Italian Cinema

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Masters of their craft, these Italian actresses are the best of the best. Join us for this unique series as we explore the nuances of these Italian legends in some of their most outstanding performances.

Special Introductions and Q&As with Gerard Amsellem, local teacher, artist, and filmmaker from New Wave Productions will follow each screening.

Tickets are $20 ($16 for MF Members).  Purchase tickets to all four films and use Discount Code LEGENDS24 for $12 off the General Admission bundle.

Presented in Partnership with

After the Legends of the Italian Cinema screenings, continue the discussion and the love of all things Italian at Porta (499 Bloomfield Ave, Montclair). Receive 10% off your bill when you show your ticket for LA STRADA on 3/10/24, L’AVVENTURA on 4/14/24, MAMMA ROMA on 5/19/24 or A SPECIAL DAY on 6/9/24. Offer valid only on the same day as the screening. Limit one discount per ticket.


LA STRADA (1956)
Sunday, March 10 at 2:00pm


L’AVVENTURA (1960)
Sunday, April 14 at 2:00pm


MAMMA ROMA (1962)
Sunday, May 19 at 2:00pm


A SPECIAL DAY (1977)
Sunday, June 9 at 2:00pm

Featured Films in this Series:

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The Tin Drum (1979)

January 12

In 1924, Oskar Matzerath is born in the Free City of Danzig. At age three, he falls down a flight of stairs and stops growing. In 1939, World War II breaks out.

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Wings of Desire (1987)

December 1 + 5

An angel tires of his purely ethereal life of merely overseeing the human activity of Berlin’s residents, and longs for the tangible joys of physical existence when he falls in love with a mortal.

coming soon

The Lost Honor of Katharina Blum (1975)

November 10

After a chance encounter with a wanted man, a woman is harassed by the police and press until she takes violent action.

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Ali: Fear Eats the Soul (1974)

October 6

A lonely widow meets a much younger Moroccan worker in a bar during a rainstorm. They fall in love, to their own surprise and to the outright shock of their families, colleagues, and drinking buddies.

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Aguirre, The Wrath of God (1972)

September 22

In the 16th century, the ruthless and insane Don Lope de Aguirre leads a Spanish expedition in search of El Dorado.

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