Sep. 11, 2016 – L’inferno (1911) – a classic film based in the Commedia

L'Inferno (1911) <h4>Classics at the Browning</h4>


Classics at the Browning

 L’Inferno (1911)

Sunday, September 11, 2016 at  3:00PM, Browning Cinema

Directed by Francesco Bertolini, Adolfo Padovan, Giuseppe De Liguoro
With Salvatore Papa, Arturo Pirovano, Augusto Milla
Not Rated, 66 minutes, 35mm
Silent with Italian intertitles (live translation provided)
Introduced by John Welle, Professor of Italian.

Credited as the first feature-length film to be produced in Italy, this epic adaptation of The Divine Comedy offers a feast of imagery inspired by Dante’s poetry. This restored 35mm film print courtesy of Fondazione Cineteca di Bologna is the definitive version of this seminal work of the silent era.

Sponsored by the Meg and John P. Brogan Endowment for Classic Cinema. Co-presented by the Nanovic Institute for European Studies.

This is a free but ticketed event. To guarantee your reservation please pick-up your will call tickets at least 15 minutes prior to the performance. In the event of a sell out, unclaimed will call tickets will be used to seat patrons waiting on standby.