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Italian Film Festival: "Andrea Doria: I Passeggeri Sono In Salvo” ("Andrea Doria: Are the Passengers Saved")/ "Le Confessioni” ("The Confession")

"Andrea Doria: I Passeggeri Sono In Salvo” ("Andrea Doria: Are the Passengers Saved"), documentary, 1:30 p.m. Sunday, April 23: On July 25, 1956, the Italian passenger liner Andrea Doria was broadsided by the ship Stockholm near Nantucket Island. Pierette, a 9-year-old Italian girl immigrating to America with her grandparents, was among the 1660 survivors of the most catastrophic sea collision in peacetime history. For the 60th anniversary, Pierette returns to her native village of Pranzalito to document on film the hidden truth surrounding the tragedy. Interviews with survivors and naval experts throughout Italy and the U.S. are accompanied by re-enactments of Pierette’s departure from her village and her arrival to the New World. Archival footage from the Ansaldo shipyard accompanies the narration by some survivors and naval experts.

"Le Confessioni” ("The Confession"), drama, 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Sunday April 23: In a German luxury hotel, the economic ministers of the world’s eight most powerful countries are meeting and adopt a secret maneuver that will be financially devastating to several countries. The director of the International Monetary Fund, Daniel Roché, invites an Italian monk to the summit to hear his confession. A tragic and unexpected incident occurs and the meeting must be suspended. In a climate of doubt and fear, the ministers and the monk engage in an intensifying challenge regarding the secret.

Sunday April 23, 2017 01:30 PM
Sunday April 23, 2017 06:00 PM
IUPUI University Library Lilly Auditorium
Marta Anton
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