The review of films from “Giannetto to Mastro Remo” starts at the Ariston

It starts today with Luigi Comencini’s “Heidi”. Lorenzo Acquaviva will read passages from the books

TRIESTE The exhibition of the Municipality of Trieste has reopened “From Giannetto to Mastro Remo. Children’s books of the Civica di Trieste ”at Palazzo Gopcevich. And from today it is enriched with a further segment: “Books at the cinema!”, Which includes live projections and readings taken from the volumes on display. Lights, spotlights and projectors have begun to light up again in the region’s museums, theaters and cinemas.

And after returning to the “yellow zone”, with the reopening of the Trieste municipal museums (all with free admission until June 30) it is again possible to visit the exhibition dedicated to the historical collection of children’s books in the Hortis Library. Open from Tuesday to Sunday from 10 to 17 until 23 May and set up in Palazzo Gopcevich, the exhibition is also virtual: on, the 12 exhibition sections that await visitors and onlookers in the Selva room are introduced by the curators Carmela Apuzza and Gabriella Norio for the Municipal Museum and Library Service with as many short videos illustrating the children’s books in the Hortis collection, rich in documents ranging from the late eighteenth century to the 1980s.

The site also offers special content, while every Thursday the library’s Facebook page dedicates an in-depth study to the initiative. The collateral events, with film screenings and readings of excerpts from the books on display and from which, over the decades, film transpositions have been taken, will be held at the Ariston cinema every Tuesday at 5 pm until May 18.

Today Luigi Comencini’s “Son tornata per te” (1952) is on the program, with readings of excerpts from Johanna Spyri’s “Heidi”. “Misunderstood. Life with the Son ”(1966) by Luigi Comencini is scheduled for 11 May, with excerpts from Florence Montgomery’s“ Incompreso ”to be read. Finally, the screening of Matteo Garrone’s “Pinocchio” (2019), recently nominated for an Oscar, will allow you to listen to some passages from “The Adventures of Pinocchio. Story of a puppet ”by Carlo Collodi. At the lectern there will be the Trieste actor Lorenzo Acquaviva, very happy to be able to return to work in the presence. “After a very recent very strong experience, which involved me in Sri Lanka in an international film project – comments Acquaviva – it is nice for me to be back in Trieste and participate in this live restart with the public: that audience that was so missing. so much to us actors in recent months ».

The screenings are free, but with reservations required at 040304222 from 6 to 8 pm or by writing to: –

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