On the occasion of Black History Month in the US,
the Italian Cultural Institute of San Francisco
BLACK ITALY FESTIVAL.
The festivalwill open with BLACK ITALIAN SHOWCASE, a series of feature films and shorts celebrating Italian diversity and Italians of African descent, created by Do The Right Films and curated by producer-director Fred Kudjo Kuwornu. It is the first celebration of Afro-Italian talent in film, showcasing new features and shorts while illuminating the historical, social, and cultural aspects of Black life in Italy, offering the opportunity to see a diverse representation of the country.
January 31, 2023 | 6:30 pm
@INNOVIT, 710 Sansome St, San Francisco
100 Years of Blackness in Italian Cinema
Dir: Fred Kudjo Kuwornu
Documentary, Italy, 2016, 61 min
English and Italian with English subtitles
The film screening is free and open to the public. Registration required.
February 15 | 3:30 PM (time to be confirmed)
Roxie Theater, 3117 16th St, San Francisco
Film directed by Antonio Dikele Distefano
Drama/Music, Italy, 2022, 103 min.
Co-presented by MoAD
Followed by Q&A with the director
Free Admission | Registration required (link coming soon)
And more is coming…