12 JUNE 6:30PM
Colossus Theatre Vaughan
FRANCIS OF PAOLA SAN FRANCESCO DI PAOLA
LAURA'S WEDDING LE NOZZE DI LAURA
Italian | 30 min. | Documentary
Italian | 100 min. | Drama
PRODUCTION Enzo Di Mauro
CLUB VALLE DEL SAVUTO
Francis of Paola, one of the most famous miracle workers in Christian history, was born on March 27, 1417. Â The celebrations of the 600-year anniversary of his birth coincided with Easter, which culminated in a series of important events throughout the region of Calabria. The anniversary was celebrated by hundreds of thousands of faithfuls and saw pilgrimages throughout the world. A delegation from the Valle del Savuto Socio-Cultural Club in Toronto, left for Calabria. Among the components of the group was the journalist Enzo di Mauro, whose camera caught the most important moments of the religious events. Di Mauro followed the delegation of the town of Tropea, to the Sanctuary of the Madonna of the Pettoruto, in the city of Santo Stefano di Rogliano and Cosenza. ENZO DI MAURO giornalista con quarantennale esperienza nei mezzi di comunicazione sociale a Toronto: CHIN Radio, Ciao Radio, reporter alla OMNI television, co-editore di Panorama.
PRODUCTION Duea Film Rai Fiction
WORLD SALES RAI Com
Laura is a Calabrian girl who moves to Rome to study. One evening she has a one-night stand with a middle-aged man. A few weeks later, she finds out that she is pregnant. The woman leaves in search of the mysterious man with whom he spent the night, but in vain. Having returned to her native town, Laura decides not to tell the truth to her parents. Knowing that she is unemployed, her father offers her a job in the family business. The girl accepts and thus learns the meaning of manual labour, befriending various other workers. One of them is an African boy named Karim, with whom she falls in love.
PUPI AVATI is an Italian director, screenwriter and producer. Among other films, he directed The Best Man, Knights of the Quest, Graduation Party, and Endless Youth.