Cinema and Photography

Dante’s Inferno at Castro Theater with the Italian Cultural Institute, SF

 The Italian Cultural Institute of San Francisco is pleased to welcome the community to this special screening free of charge. Come and join the Italian Cultural Institute in celebrating the spirit of hope and wonder Dante so beautifully captures in the final verse of the Inferno:

E quindi uscimmo a riveder le stelle.

And thence we came forth to see, once again, the stars.


DANTE’S INFERNO (L’Inferno di Dante)

 A new digital restoration of the 1911 silent masterpiece, Italy’s first full-length feature film, directed by Francesco Bertolini, Adolfo Padovan, Giuseppe De Liguoro (Italy, 1911, 68 min)

Silent film voiced-over with an English translation and original score performed live by the Sascha Jacobsen Quintet.

NOV 13, 2021 | 6:30 PM
The Castro Theatre
Free Admission | Registration required 

Guests will be asked to wear a mask and show proof of COVID-19 vaccination

Co-presented by the San Francisco Silent Film Festival, Cineteca di Bologna and Cinema Italia San Francisco, with the patronage of the Italian Consulate General of San Francisco.