Cineteca Film Screening - "Terraferma"
Italian film with English subtitles
Thursday, February 22, 2018
L196 Education Building
Please join us for Emanuele Crialese's "Terraferma"! “Terraferma,” or “Dry Land” is set in a small fishing village on the island of Linosa. Twenty-year-old Filippo and his grandfather Ernesto still lead traditional lives, however their simple way of life is irrevocably changed when they encounter a boat of African immigrants in the open water of the Mediterranean. After saving and harboring a pregnant illegal immigrant, the family is torn between their moral impulse and their legal duty.