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Carlos Sironi’s “SOLE (Sun)”

Department of French and Italian; New Italian Cinema Events (N.I.C.E.), Carlo Sironi, Director

November 19, 2020 · 4:00 pm · Virtual

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In collaboration with New Italian Cinema Events (N.I.C.E.), the Department of French and Italian presents a film screening of SOLE (SUN) – A reflection on the choice to love, by the emergent Italian director Carlo Sironi.

SOLE, focusing on the teenage and youth years experienced in a context of marginalization, loneliness and cynicism. The director accurately describes the feeling of claustrophobia, the sense of disorientation and discomfort due to the lack of roots and intercultural communication. In a society often unable to offer a model of human connections, this film shows the importance of small daily gestures, of how spontaneously one becomes attached, caring and responsible, and how one can find a way to redeem oneself by considering the future as an alternative to a life devoid of values and substance, a possibility to glimpse new opportunities.

The film will be available Saturday, November 14th and Sunday, November 15th, 2020. In Italian with English subtitles.

Following the screening, join the Q&A with director, Carlo Sironi, on Thursday, November 19, 2020 at 4pm via Zoom.

For more information about accessing the film, visit the Department of French and Italian website.

Open to the University community.

Support for this event has been provided in part by Princeton University’s Lewis Center for the Arts, the Humanities Council, the Program in Italian Studies, and the University Center for Human Values

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