Screening: Taranta on the Road

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Friday, November 17, 2017 @ 6:00 pm8:00 pm

This event is part of the 2017 edition of N.I.C.E. (New Italian Cinema Events).

Taranta on the Road (Comedy/Drama, Italy, 2017, 80 min.) In ITALIAN with ENGLISH subtitles. Directed by Salvatore Allocca. Written by Salvatore AlloccaAmara LakhousEmiliano Corapi. Starring Emmanuele AitaNabiha Akkari.

Followed by a Q&A with director Salvatore Allocca and screenwriter Amara Lakhous, in conversation with Stefano Albertini (NYU)

The day following the Arab Spring revolution of 2011, Amira and Tarek, two Tunisian migrants with nothing in common, reach the Italian coast. By chance, they both find themselves seeking help from a Taranta band from Salento pursuing success between festivals and weddings. The band mistakes them for a couple expecting a child, and decides to help them reach France. A trip marked by fear, love, and an uncertain future brings the travelers together in an unforgettable shared experience, one that might change their lives forever.

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From Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò.


Friday, November 17, 2017
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
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Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò (NYU)
24 West 12th Street
New York City, NY 10011 United States


Casa Italiana Zerilli Marimó (NYU)
24 West 12th Street