Films by Tomas Gutierrez Alea at Italian festival
The 34th edition of Il Cinema Ritrovato Festival (The Rediscovered Cinema), Bologna 2020, will screen three restored films by Cuban director Tomas Gutierrez Alea, the island's Embassy in Italy confirmed in Rome.
According to a note from the diplomatic mission, the films that will be screened in the festival scheduled from August 25 to 31 in Bologna, capital of Emilia Romagna region, in northern Italy, were restored by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in Los Angeles, the United States, in collaboration with the Cuban Film Library.
On August 25, the Cinemalibero section will show the fiction feature film 'La muerte de un burocrata' (Death of A Bureaucrat) (1966) and documentary 'El arte del tabaco' (The Art of Tobacco) (1974), the statement said.
The film 'La ultima cena' (The Last Supper) (1976) will be screened during the closing ceremony. The movie will be included in the Venice Classics section of the 77th Venice International Film Festival, which will be part, this time, of the Bologna festival.