Passatempo is pleased to announce our next Cineforum Italiano (Italian film screening) of Io sono Li (Shun Li and the Poet) on Sunday, April 10, 2016, in Casa Italiana (595 ½ 3rd Street NW, Washington, DC) at 6:00 pm. Our films are in Italian with English subtitles.
Io sono Li is a tender tale of friendship between a Chinese immigrant and a Venetian fisherman-cum-poet. This well-crafted film succeeds in giving a human face to immigration and the sacrifices made by foreign workers across Europe in the hope of giving their families a better life.
This film won the European Parliament Lux Prize in 2012. Zhao Tao won the 2012 David di Donatello for Best Actress for her performance as Shun Li. It also took out the 2014 Whitehead Award at the 13th annual international film festival.
Tickets are $10 per person. You can either pay in advance on the Passatempo website or pay at the door.
To learn more, please go to www.meetup.com/passatempo/events/228066133/