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The Mouth of the Wolf

October 23 - October 25

Virtual screening, free for Everyone!

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Screening link active 10/23-10/25

Winner of major prizes at the Berlin and Turin film festivals, the hauntingly beautiful debut feature from Pietro Marcello interweaves two love stories: the 20-year romance between a Sicilian tough guy and a transsexual former junkie whom he met in prison, and a poetic reverie of the Italian port town of Genoa, depicted in all its mysterious, fading glory. Commissioned by the Fondazione San Marcellino, a Jesuit order dedicated to helping society’s poor and marginalized, The Mouth of the Wolf masterfullly combines documentary with fiction and melancholy home movies from the past century with poetic images, sounds, and music of the waterfront today. Sponsored by The Queer Curatorial Fund of UWM’s Department of Film, Video, Animation, and New Genres.

(Pietro Marcello, Italy, Italian w/ Eng. Sub., 2009)


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