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Fourth Annual Italian Retrospective: Signore e Signore: Leading Ladies of Italian Cinema

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Fifteen classic Italian films featuring influential performances by Italian actresses will screen at the MFAH’s Brown Auditorium Theater as part of the retrospective Signore e Signore: Leading Ladies of Italian Cinema from Friday, August 21 through Sunday, September 20. Following the MFAH’s popular directorial tributes to Italian filmmakers Federico Fellini, Michelangelo Antonioni, and Pupi Avati, the 2009 Italian film series broadens its scope by presenting a diverse selection of films that spans three decades (1941-1972), includes famous and lesser-known directors and films, and showcases several extremely rare prints. The traveling series immerses audiences in postwar Italian cinema and presents a remarkable range of styles and talents, featuring the verbal fireworks of Anna Magnani, the vivaciousness of Gina Lollobrigida, the beauty of Sophia Loren, and much more.

Fifteen classic Italian films featuring influential performances by Italian actresses will screen at the MFAH’s Brown Auditorium Theater as part of the retrospective Signore e Signore: Leading Ladies of Italian Cinema from Friday, August 21 through Sunday, September 20. Following the MFAH’s popular directorial tributes to Italian filmmakers Federico Fellini, Michelangelo Antonioni, and Pupi Avati, the 2009 Italian film series broadens its scope by presenting a diverse selection of films that spans three decades (1941-1972), includes famous and lesser-known directors and films, and showcases several extremely rare prints. The traveling series immerses audiences in postwar Italian cinema and presents a remarkable range of styles and talents, featuring the verbal fireworks of Anna Magnani, the vivaciousness of Gina Lollobrigida, the beauty of Sophia Loren, and much more.

Fifteen classic Italian films featuring influential performances by Italian actresses will screen at the MFAH’s Brown Auditorium Theater as part of the retrospective Signore e Signore: Leading Ladies of Italian Cinema from Friday, August 21 through Sunday, September 20. Following the MFAH’s popular directorial tributes to Italian filmmakers Federico Fellini, Michelangelo Antonioni, and Pupi Avati, the 2009 Italian film series broadens its scope by presenting a diverse selection of films that spans three decades (1941-1972), includes famous and lesser-known directors and films, and showcases several extremely rare prints. The traveling series immerses audiences in postwar Italian cinema and presents a remarkable range of styles and talents, featuring the verbal fireworks of Anna Magnani, the vivaciousness of Gina Lollobrigida, the beauty of Sophia Loren, and much more.

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Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
1001 Bissonnet St.
Houston, TX 77005
http://www.mfah.org/

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