The American Italian Cultural Center offers a bi-monthly film series exploring a variety of Italian cultural and historical topics.
Italian food has taken its spot in the echelons of global gastronomic heritage thanks to the diaspora of millions of emigrants to key spots like New York and Buenos Aires. Through testimonies from all over the globe, we discover the adaptations that have been made to Italian food abroad, as well as the cultural enrichment that takes place with migratory flows and the clash of traditions. Join us for this fascinating documentary which explores the cultural enrichment fostered by immigration. The documentary is narrated in English with Italian and Spanish conversation interspersed; there will be English subtitles.
Tickets include a glass of vino and popcorn: General Admission: $10.00 & AICC Members: $5.00
Join us at the Prytania Theater for the world premier of The Monumental Journey! This documentary shares the journey of Italian artist Franco Alessandrini and the American Italian Cultural Center in creating and gifting a statue of Saint Pope John Paull II to the City of New Orleans for the city’s 300th anniversary. The Sansepolcro flag throwers will perform in front of the theater and lead us inside for the movie.
The film was recognized at the MirabileDictu International Catholic Film Festicval in November 2018.
Run time: 42:05