100 Years of Fellini
Juliet of the Spirits (Giulietta degli spiriti)
Italy, France<br /> Fiction, 1965, Color, 137 min</p> <p>Original Language: Italian, French, Spanish, English</p> <p>Director: Federico Fellini<br /> Synopsis: Juliet lives in a beautiful house by the ocean. Her sisters, and especially her Mother overshadow her with their beauty. She is a spiritual, superstitious, and naive woman. She visits a psychic seer who tells her she must follow the sex trade in order to be happy. Not long after she meets her eccentric and sexy neighbor, Suzy, who, by all counts appears to be a high-class prostitute and encourages Juilet into sexual acts which make her guilty and nervous.<br />
La Dolce Vita
Italy, France<br /> Fiction, 1960, Black and White, 174 min</p> <p>Original Language: Italian, French, English, German</p> <p>Director: Federico Fellini<br /> Synopsis: Rome, 1959/60. Marcello Rubini is a writer and a tabloid journalist. His job involves him trying to catch celebrities in compromising or embarrassing situations. He tends to get close to his subject, especially when they're beautiful women. Two such subjects are a local heiress, Maddalena, and a Swedish superstar-actress, Sylvia, both of whom he has affairs with. This is despite being engaged to Emma. Despite his extravagant, pleasure-filled lifestyle, he is wondering if maybe a simpler life wouldn't be better.
Italy, France<br /> Fiction, 1963, Black and White, 138 min</p> <p>Original Language: Italian, French, English, German</p> <p>Director: Federico Fellini<br /> Synopsis: Guido is a film director, trying to relax after his last big hit. He can't get a moment's peace, however, with the people who have worked with him in the past constantly looking for more work. He wrestles with his conscience but is unable to come up with a new idea. While thinking, he starts to recall major happenings in his life and all the women he has loved and left.
Fellini Of The Spirits
MENA Premiere<br /> Italy, France, Belgium<br /> Documentary, 2020, Color, 100 min</p> <p>Original Language: Italian, English</p> <p>Director: Anselma Dell'Olio<br /> Synopsis: For the centenary of the great filmmaker, a documentary using clips and interviews focuses on his search for the spiritual, the mysterious, and the esoteric.
Nights of Cabiria (Le notti di Cabiria)
Italy, France<br /> Fiction, 1957, Black and White, 110 min</p> <p>Original Language: Italian</p> <p>Director: Federico Fellini<br /> Synopsis: Practicing the world's oldest profession in the archaeological walk of Rome's Parco di Porta Capena, the trusting and stubbornly optimistic streetwalker, Cabiria, refuses to lose faith in love. After escaping death, Cabiria continues to confront life with a mixture of naivety and arrogance, and one evening, she gets picked up by the suave movie star, Alberto Lazzari. Now, once more, disappointment awaits, as poor Cabiria preys to the Virgin Mary for guidance and a blessing.