CORTILE CASCINO & FACES OF ISRAEL
Tuesday, October 7
CORTILE CASCINO (1962): In a Palermo slum reserved for rag pickers and scavengers, Angela Capra struggles to raise her family. Roemer and Robert M. Young’s gritty documentary was commissioned – and then banned – by NBC. FACES OF ISRAEL (1966): Roemer & Young’s impressionistic picture of a hopeful country one year before the Six-Day War, commissioned by PBS. Program approx. 70 min. 16mm & Digital.
*Michael Roemer will introduce the 6:20 screening.