Easter in Sicily

Pasqua in Sicilia

Velikonoce na Sicílii

  • Paolo Benzi
  • Italy
  • 1956, 8 min
Photography: Vittorio de Seta
Editing: Vittorio de Seta
Color: Colour
Language: Italian

FilmCELEBRATION captures the tremendous religiosity of human emotions during Holy Week. During the year’s most important holiday, people perform scenes from the Bible, priests and soldiers sound their drums, Jesus carries his cross, and the onlookers’ dark red masks symbolize the evil forces that led to the death of the Lord.

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Carmen Accaputo Cineteca di Bologna Archivio Film Via dell'Industria, 2 40138 Bologna Italia Tel: +39 051 6018607 Fax: +39 051 6018628 e-mail: cinetecaarchiviofilm1@comune.bologna.it www.cinetecadibologna.it
Festival edition: 2011
Sections: Translucent Being Vittorio De Seta
Exhibition format: 35 mm
Subtitle languages: English


The leitmotif of this year’s edition of the Ji.hlava IDFF will be memory