UMBRIA IN SUGAR LAND ITALIAN FILM FESTIVAL - PaperCity Magazine UMBRIA IN SUGAR LAND ITALIAN FILM FESTIVAL - PaperCity Magazine

september 2017

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27sep - 1octsep 274:30 PMoct 1- 9:00 PMUMBRIA IN SUGAR LAND ITALIAN FILM FESTIVAL(september 27) 4:30 PM - (october 1) 9:00 PM

Event Details

WHEN
Wednesday, September 27 – Sunday, October 1, 2017

LOCATION(S)
Historic Sugar Land Auditorium
226 Lakeview Drive Sugar Land, Texas 77498

Lonnie Green Park
130 First Street Sugar Land, Texas 77478

Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce
445 Commerce Green Blvd. Sugar Land, Texas 77478

DESCRIPTION
Umbria in Sugar Land is a multi-day Italian Film Festival featuring private and public screenings of 7 award- winning, sub-titled films from the 2016 international film festival in Spello, Italy. Hosted by the City of Sugar Land and the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce in conjunction with the Festival del Cinema Citta di Spello ed i Borghi Umbri, the region of Umbria and the city of Spello, the five day festival will mark the first collaborative partnership between Sugar Land and its new transatlantic “partner city” Spello. The event will highlight the many cultural offerings of the Umbrian region of Italy including its food, wine, and art in addition to the spotlight on its culture of cinema. Events will include an art exhibit, private and public film screenings and receptions and an educational seminar on Framing Italian Cinema featuring experts in the film industry.

EVENT HOSTS
The event will be hosted by:
City of Sugar Land
Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce
Festival del Cinema Citta di Spello ed i Borghi Umbri
Region of Umbria
City of Spello

EVENT SCHEDULE

Wednesday, September 27, – Sunday, October 1, 2017
Sugar Land Auditorium
12:00 – 5:00p.m.

Region of Umbria Art Exhibit
The exhibit will showcase photography, painting and hand-crafted jewelry produced by artists from the Umbrian region of Italy.

Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Lonnie Green Park
4:30 – 5:15p.m Proclamation Ceremony/Presentation of 2017 Umbria in Sugar Land Cinematic Awards
5:30 – 6:45p.m. Aperitivo Reception – (ticketed event)

Sugar Land Auditorium
7:00p.m. Italian Delegation Introduction of Screening of My Italy (La Mia Italia) (ticketed event)

Thursday, September 28, 2017
Sugar Land Auditorium

5:30 – 6:45p.m. Aperitivo Reception – Lonnie Green Park (ticketed event)
7:00p.m. Screening of Maternity Blues (Il Bene dal Male) (ticketed event)

Friday, September 29, 2017
Sugar Land Auditorium
5:30 – 6:45p.m. Aperitivo Reception – Lonnie Green Park (ticketed event)
7:00p.m. Screening of Greenery Will Bloom Again (Torneranno I Prati) (ticketed event)

Saturday, September 30, 2017
Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce

9:30a.m. – noon Framing Italian Cinema Seminar- 3 Panel Discussion (free ticketed event)
“The Art of Sound Effects”
“Beyond the Art of Short Film Animation”
“The Art of Film Making”

Sugar Land Auditorium
3:00p.m. Screening of Like Crazy (La Pazza Gioia) (ticketed event)

5:30 – 6:45p.m. Aperitivo Reception – Lonnie Green Park (ticketed event)
7:00p.m. Screening of The Gospel According to Mattei (Il Vangelo Secondo Mattei)
(ticketed event)

Sugar Land Town Square
7:00p.m. Free public screening of I Have Friends in Heaven (Ho Amici in Paradiso)

Sunday, October 1, 2017
Sugar Land Auditorium
2:00p.m. Screening of Italian Race (Veloce Come il Vento) (ticketed event)

EVENT TICKETING

Ticketing for Aperitivo pre-film receptions, film screenings and Educational Seminar “Framing Italian Cinema” may be purchased or requested at www.umbriainsugarland.com.

Time

September 27 (Wednesday) 4:30 PM - October 1 (Sunday) 9:00 PM

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