Friday, January 26, 2007

RMIC's Italian Film Fest

From James Parrish here are some details about Richmond Moving Image Coop’s fourth all-day Italian film festival:

What: 4th Italian Film & Food Festival -- four feature-length flicks, plus meals from Mamma ‘Zu
When: Sat., Feb. 3, 2007 -- movies will start at 10 a.m. and run, with breaks for food, etc., until about 10 p.m.
Where: Firehouse Theatre, 1609 W. Broad Street

“What better way to spend a cold winter Saturday than eating Mamma ‘Zu food and watching classic Italian cinema?! Join Mamma ‘Zu and RMIC for the “4th Italian Film and Food Festival” at the Firehouse Theatre on Saturday, February 3.” Here’s the schedule:

10 a.m. -- Vittorio de Sica’s “The Bicycle Thief”
1 p.m. -- Lina Wertmuller’s “Seven Beauties”
4 p.m. -- Luchino Visconti’s “Rocco and His Brothers”
8 p.m. -- Ettore Scola’s “Down and Dirty”
(All films will be presented in Italian with English subtitles.)

“Tickets for individual films are $12 per film and are available only at the door on the day of the festival. All day passes for $35 are available in advance at Chop Suey Books, Chop Tuey, or Video Fan. Ticket includes Mamma ‘Zu buffet; beverages (hot and cold) are extra.”
Phone: (804) 232-7642; Email:

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