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Documentary Film: Alberto the Great

  • National Gallery of Art - East Building 401 Constitution Ave NW Washington, DC, 20565 United States (map)

A new documentary on the iconic career of Alberto Sordi — arguably Italy's most beloved comic actor of the mid-twentieth century — provides an amusing yet in-depth account of his career in cinema through clips, photographs, interviews, and testimonials in the spirit of his brilliant life in the arts. A performer of incredible range, Sordi (1920 – 2003) also had a forceful dramatic presence and, in later years, directed many productions.

Q&A with director Luca Verdone will follow.

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Directors: Carlo and Luca Verdone
Italy 2013, 70 minutes
Film in Italian with English subtitles

East Building Large Auditorium
National Gallery of Art
401 Constitution Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20565

Free and open to the public @ National Gallery of Art.

Guests will be seated on a first-come first-served basis.


Date : From Saturday, September 05, 2015

Time : From 3:00 pm - To 4:30 pm

Organized by : Istituto Italiano di Cultura, NGA

Entrance : Free