The Garden of the Finizi-Continis

Presented by Cleveland Institute of Art and The Cleveland Institute of Art Cinematheque at Online/Virtual Space

Oct 19 - 21 2020
The Garden of the Finizi-Continis

This Academy Award winning film focuses on a family of aristocratic northern Italian Jews who shield themselves from Mussolini’s Fascism and anti-Semitic views by holing up behind the walls of their lavish estate.

Italy, West Germany | 1970 | Vittorio De Sica

The Cinematheque is the Community Partner on this special virtual offering being presented for a limited time, free of charge, as part of this year’s online Mandel JCC Cleveland Jewish FilmFest. Winner of the 1972 Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, this late-career triumph for the celebrated director of Bicycle Thieves and Shoeshine focuses on a family of aristocratic northern Italian Jews who shield themselves from Mussolini’s

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A limited number of Ohio-based viewers can watch this movie, free of charge, at the link below between noon 10/19 and noon 10/21. The film can be pre-ordered prior to 10/19.


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  • Oct 19, 2020 at 12:00 pm - 11:55 pm (Mon)
  • Oct 20, 2020 at 12:00 am - 11:55 pm (Tue)
  • Oct 21, 2020 at 12:00 am - 12:00 pm (Wed)
* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.
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