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Michelangelo Infinito | Endless Michelangelo

Date:

05/20/2019


Michelangelo Infinito | Endless Michelangelo

As part of the 2nd edition of Fare Cinema - The Week of Italian Cinema in the World, the Italian Cultural Institute of San Francisco presents Endless Michelangelo (Michelangelo Infinito), a film by Sky Arte directed by Emanuele Imbucci, with Ivano Marescotti and Enrico Lo Verso. The film is in Italian, with English subtitles. Duration: 100 min., 2018.

Giuseppe Squillaci, VFX Supervisor for Sky Arte, will be joined by Emanuele Lugli, professor of Art History at Stanford University, who will make a brief introduction to the Sistine Chapel.

OUR GUEST: Giuseppe Squillaci, VFX supervisor for over 100 films, has organized and directed numerous VFX and animation courses. He currently teaches “3D Graphics and Animation” and “Digital Techniques of Film Production and Post-production” in the Department of Communication Sciences at La Sapienza University of Rome. Professionals trained under his guidance are currently working as Compositors and 3D Artists in Italy and abroad.

THE FILM: Endless Michelangelo (Michelangelo Infinito) portrays the shy and restless artist, capable of strong contrasts and passions. The spotlight turns on his creative history of sculpture, painting and drawings, with spectacular ultra-definition shots and exclusive points of view and surprising reconstructions through sophisticated digital effects.

Free Admission | RSVP Required

Fare Cinema - The Week of Italian Cinema in the World is an initiative dedicated to Italian film industry professionals that takes place annually in different cities around the world to celebrate the great Italian tradition of quality cinema - Italy is the country that has won the highest number of Oscars in the "best foreign language film" category. The experiences of over 100 testimonials highlight the work of Italian masters who contribute to the excellence of our cinema in Italy and abroad.

The initiative is coordinated by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and by the Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities.

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Information

Date: Monday, May 20, 2019

Time: From 6:30 pm To 9:00 pm

Organized by : Istituto Italiano di Cultura

In collaboration with : Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Internati

Entrance : Free


Location:

Istituto Italiano di Cultura, 601 Van Ness Ave, #F

1381