Fellini Springtime: The Federico Fellini Centennial Film Series
Thu, Apr 28 at 7:30pm
FELLINI SPRINGTIME: The Federico Fellini Centennial Film Series, exclusive in Seattle, honors the Italian master director Federico Fellini (1920-93), whose enchanting films overflow with the humor and beauty, the messiness, mystery and sheer wonder of being alive. Empathetically focusing on everyone from social oucasts to Swinging Rome sophisticates, Fellini shows how "life is composed of magic and pasta, imagination and reality." Fellini says, "I like always to make people laugh." Laughs of self-recognition, of coming home to the human famiy, we actors in Fellini's parade, the Divine Comedy. All the films are restored by Fellini's studio Cinecitta (Rome), The Fellini Foundation, Martin Scorsese's Film Foundation, and Gucci. THE WHITE SHEIK, I VITELLONI, LA STRADA, IL BIDONE, THE NIGHTS OF CABIRIA, LA DOLCE VITA, 8 1/2, JULIET OF THE SPIRITS, TOBY DAMMIT, AMARCORD, in Italian with English subtites. Seattle Art Museum's Market Seattle cafe will offer film-themed cocktails and Italian bites.
Ten films (one per week) over nine weeks) April 28-June 23. Series tickets: $75 Festa Italiana, SAM, SIFF, NWFF, SFI, TheFilmSchool, Cornish, Scarecrow Video and Classical KING FM members; $85 general public. Single tickets: $15.