San Francisco pays homage to Italy’s renowned director Michelangelo Antonioni with a special series on April 28th at the legendary Castro Theatre with 35 mm film projections and new digital 4K restorations. This series recently premiered at NY MoMA, celebrating Antonioni's influence on architecture, design, fashion, literature, philosophy and post-war cinema.
L' AVVENTURA, 1960, 140 min. 10:30 AM
L'ECLISSE, 1962, 125 min. 1:30 PM
RED DESERT, 1964, 120 min. 4:00 PM
BLOW-UP, 1966, 110 min. 6:30 PM
Party, 8:30 PM-10:00 PM
THE PASSENGER, 1974, 124 min. 10:00 PM
“Antonioni is one of the greatest artists of the twentieth century.” – Martin Scorsese
“The cinema is not, in essence, moral. It is emotional.” – Michelangelo Antonioni
Presented by Luce Cinecittà. In collaboration with the Italian Cultural Institute, the Consulate General of Italy of San Francisco and The Leonardo da Vinci Society.
Additional support: Jan & Maria Manetti Shrem Museum of Art
Organized by Cinema Italia San Francisco.