October 18, 2017 at 6 PM @ Hirshhorn Museum
17TH ITALIAN LANGUAGE WEEK IN THE WORLD
Under the High Patronage of the President of the Italian Republic
The Embassy of Italy and the Italian Cultural Institute in collaboration with the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden present a rare screening of Il Deserto dei Tartari (Desert Of The Tartars) by Valerio Zurlini.
Beau Geste meets Waiting For Godot in this haunting adaptation of renowned Italian writer Dino Buzzati’s controversial 1938 novel about life, honor, mystery, paranoia and death during wartime.
Director: Valerio Zurlini
Italy, 1976, 140 min
Film in Italian with English subtitles
The Marion and Gustave Ring Auditorium
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Independence Avenue at 7th Street, SW