Asghar Farhadi’s Films Screened in Rome Open-Air Festival

The retrospective of Iranian Oscar winner filmmaker Asghar Farhadi is part of the third Trastevere Film Festival, currently underway in the Trastevere district of Rome.

An open-air festival, it started on June 1 and has so far shown Farhadi’s ‘About Elly’ and ‘A Separation’ and will screen ‘The Past’ on June 20, and his Oscar-winning film ‘The Salesman’ on June 30, Mehr News Agency reported.

There are also other retrospective sections dedicated to great cinema masters David Lynch, Michelangelo Antonioni and Stanley Kubrick. Films will be shown in their original language with Italian subtitles during 60 nights of free cinema under the stars.

The festival also includes movies from Italian comedies, Disney classics and Pixar masterpieces, as well as movies directed by renowned filmmakers Martin Scorsese, Wim Wenders, Ang Lee, Xavier Dolan, Richard Curtis and many others. Horror films will also be shown.

During the event, many movies will be presented by Italian directors and actors such as Roberto Benigni and Renzo Arbore, providing a great opportunity to meet the popular artists and discuss the movies as well.

This year the festival has doubled the outdoor seating to 400. It will conclude on August 1.


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