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Film Screening: Il Moro – The Moor

Daphne Di Cinto, Director

November 2, 2023 · 1:30 pm3:30 pm · James Stewart Theater 185, Nassau Street

Committee for Film Studies and Lewis Center for the Arts

The screening will be held on November 2nd at 1.30 pm. at James Stewart Theater 185, Nassau Street

Il Moro – The Moor is a captivating film that delves into the extraordinary life of the first Duke of Florence in 1530, Alessandro de’ Medici, who happens to be the first black man to ascend to the position of head of state in modern Western Europe. The film presents a compelling narrative, shedding light on an often-overlooked historical figure and his significant role in European history. It is with great pride that we share that Il Moro – The Moor has won a number of awards and has recently been longlisted for Oscars 2024.

The director, screenwriter and producer of “Il Moro – The Moor”, Daphne Di Cinto will be present at the screening and will engage in a Q&A conversation with the viewers.

Her latest credits include playing the Duchess of Hastings in season one of the Netflix series Bridgerton and was awarded Leader of Change in Creativity at the Black Carpet Awards 2023.

Hosted by Medhin Paolos, Visual Arts, Lewis Center for the Arts


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