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At the movies with L'Altra Italia: screening of "As Needed"



At the movies with L'Altra Italia: screening of

On the occasion of the of the "WORLD WEEK OF ITALIAN CUISINE ", the Istituto Italiano di Cultura is pleased to present the movie: "As Needed".


Arturo is a world-famous chef with anger management issues. For his community service, he is assigned to run a cooking class at a centre for young people with autism. Among the class is also Guido who has As- perger’s syndrome and a great passion for cooking. After an opportunity arises for Guido to participate in a culinary contest, Arturo is to accompany him as his mentor. In between driving lessons, tense competi- tion and basking in the dazzling Tuscan countryside, a friendship is formed between the pair that will change both their lives.

Director: Francesco Falaschi | Producer Lotus Production | Distributors True Colours | Cast: Vinicio Marchion,i Valeria Solarino, Nicola Siri and Luigi Fedele | Year: 2017 | Country: Italy | Length: 105 min | Genre: Drama

Francesco Falaschi won the David di Donatello award for Best Short Film for Quasi fratelli in 1999. He was nominated David di Donatello award and a Nastro d’Argento award for Best New Director in 2003 for his feature debut I Am Emma. As Needed is his fourth film.


November 8, 2018 | Vaughan

6:30 PM Reception
8:00 PM Screening
@ Cineplex Cinemas Vaughan - 3555 Highway 7 West, Woodbridge, ON L4L 6B1


November 23, 2018 | Toronto
7:00 PM Reception @ Maison Mercer - 15 Mercer St, Toronto, ON M5V 2M9
9:00 PM Screening @ TIFF Bell Lightbox - 350 King St W, Toronto, ON M5V 3X5


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FREE ADMISSION for students and teachers of the Istituto Italiano di Cultura.

Please bring your IIC student card to be admitted.


Date: Da Thursday, November 08, 2018 a Saturday, November 24, 2018

Organized by : L'Altra Italia Association

In collaboration with : Istituto Italiano di Cultura

Entrance : With fee