Federico Fellini: 8 1/2
Please join us on Wednesday, May 22 at 7 p.m. for a screening of Federico Fellini's 8 1/2 (1963, 138 min) in the first floor corner room of Mid-Manhattan Library.
This film is part of the series Three Auteurs of World Cinema. All screenings are FREE and each program includes an introduction to the film as well as a guided discussion afterwards. Seating is first-come, first-served and doors open at 6:30 p.m.
8 1/2 (1963, 138 min) is a semi-autobiographical comedy-drama directed by Fellini and co-written with Tullio Pinelli, Ennio Flaiano, and Brunello Rondi. It stars Marcello Mastroianni as Guido Anselmi, a famous Italian film director struggling with writer’s block. The title refers to the fact that Fellini considered it his eighth-and-a-half film. 8 1/2 won two Oscars for Best Foreign Language Film and Best Costume Design. In Italian with English subtitles.