Claudia Cassidy Theater
Its the 1970’s in Naples, and nine-year-old protagonist Peppino experiences the hippie-tinged times through the prism of his dysfunctional family. With his parents marriage in turmoil, Peppinos world is shaped by his young, activist and enlightened aunt and uncle and a cousin who believes he is a superhero. This funny, touching film views turbulent times, family crisis, and first love through a childs eyes, filled with uncertainty, delight and wonder. 98 minutes. Italian with subtitles. *post-screening discussion (May 29th only)
International Screenings is the highlight event of the International Connections Program, whose committee members include representatives from various consulates and cultural organizations in Chicago. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis and is limited to theater capacity. Films are unrated. Viewer discretion is advised.
Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington Street, 2nd floor,
Date: Wednesday, May 29, 2013 – Saturday, June 01, 2013
ADMISSION IS FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!