Italian Film Series at The Civic Theatre

Bicycle Thief and Coming to Corinth’s Hometown This Summer, Morning Call

ITALIAN FILM SERIES

“The Bicycle Thief,” Tuesday July 22: Academy Award-winning 1948 film, directed by Vittorio De Sica, follows a man in poverty-stricken postwar Rome whose bicycle is stolen on his first day of a new job. With his young son in tow, he sets off to track down the thief.

“8½,” Aug. 5: Federico Fellini film of 1963 stars Marcello Mastroianni as Fellini’s alter ego Guido Anselmi, a film director overwhelmed by the large-scale production he has undertaken as he juggles romantic relationships.

Details: Films at 7:30 p.m. at Civic’s 19th Street Theatre, 527 N. 19th St., Allentown. In in Italian with English subtitles. Tickets: $7; $5, Civic Theatre and Allentown Art Museum members. www.civictheatre.com, 610-432-0888.

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