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Italian Language Films to be Screened at Ramapo to Promote Italian Language and Culture

(PDF) (DOC) (JPG)February 2, 2012

(MAHWAH, NJ) – Ramapo’s Salameno School of American and International Studies presents the Italian Language Film Series for the spring 2012 semester.  The films will be screened at 6:30 p.m. in ASB136. 

The films to be screened include “Divorzio All’Italiana” (Divorce, Italian Style, 1961), directed by Pietro Germi, “Il Gattapardo” (The Leopard, 1963), directed by Luchino Visconti, Il Conformista (The Conformist, 1970), directed by Bernardo Bertolucci, “Una Giornata Particolare” (A Special Day, 1977), directed by Ettore Scola, “Mio Fratello E Figlio Unico” (My Brother is an Only Child, 2007), directed by Daniele Luchett, and “Pranzo Do Ferragosto” (Mid-August Lunch, 2008), directed by Gianni De Gregorio.  The film “Paisa” (Paisan), directed by Roberto Rossellini was screened previously on January 25.

The dates each film will be shown are as follows:

“Divorzio All’Italiana,” February 8 
“Il Gattapardo,”  February 22
“Il Conformista,” March 7
“Una Giornata Particolare,” March 28
“Mio Fratello E Figlio Unico,” April 11
“Pranzo Do Ferragosto,” April 25

The films are shown in conjunction with the Italian Cinema course offered at the College taught by Professor Giuseppe Sorrentino, but the films are open to the public and free of admission.  A discussion will follow the screening of each film. 

For more information about the Italian Language Film Series, please contact Professor Rosetta D’Angelo at or call 201.684.7408.  For directions to the campus, please visit


About Ramapo College

Ramapo College of New Jersey is the state’s premier public liberal arts college and is committed to academic excellence through interdisciplinary and experiential learning, and international and intercultural understanding. The comprehensive college is situated among the beautiful Ramapo Mountains, is within commuting distance to New York City, was named one of the 50 Most Beautiful College Campuses in America by CondeNast Traveler, and boasts the best on-campus housing in New Jersey per Established in 1969, Ramapo College offers bachelor’s degrees in the arts, business, data science, humanities, social sciences and the sciences, as well as in professional studies, which include business, education, nursing and social work. In addition, the College offers courses leading to teacher certification at the elementary and secondary levels, and offers graduate programs leading to master’s degrees in Accounting, Applied Mathematics, Business Administration, Contemporary Instructional Design, Computer Science, Creative Music Technology, Data Science, Educational Leadership, Nursing, Social Work and Special Education, as well as a Doctor of Nursing Practice.


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