Press Review: “Cultural Weekly” about Il Cinema Ritrovato

CLASSIC CINEMA IN LA

by Elisa Leonelli 
(HFPA/Cultural Weekly, July 6, 2016)

“I’ve been a regular film festival-goer ever since I was 19-years-old studying Cinema at Bologna University, where I graduated with a thesis on Alain Robbe-Grillet, the French novelist and filmmaker. But I have never been more awed by a festival as I was last week, when I attended the 30th edition of Il Cinema Ritrovato (Rediscovered Cinema), organized by the Cineteca (Cinemathèque) of Bologna. I was in cinema heaven, watching Charlie Chaplin’s Modern Times (1936) accompanied by a live orchestra in the main square, Piazza Maggiore.”

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