Multicultural Film Fest: The Night Shift Belongs to the Stars & Beyond the Glass

Event Details

February 26, 2014
7:30 pm

Isenberg School of Management

Room: 137

UMass Amherst Campus

Handicap access available
Free admission
Interdepartmental Program in Film Studies

The 21st annual Massachusetts Multicultural Film Festival presents The Night Shift Belongs To The Stars (Il turno di notte lo fanno le stelle), directed by Edoardo Ponti (Italy, 2012, 23 min, Italian w/English subtitles).

On the eve of their respective open-heart surgeries, Matteo and Sonia are linked by a passion for mountaineering and a promise to climb together in the Dolomites. Will their hearts survive the challenge? Written by Neapolitan novelist, poet and screenwriter Erri De Luca. Best narrative short, Tribeca Film Festival. 


Beyond the Glass (Di lá dal vetro), directed by Andrea Di Bari (Italy, 2011, 18 min, Italian w/English subtitles).

A man confronts his mother’s postmemory of WWII in dreams and conversations deep in the night in his country home: “Taking back a piece of the past, forcing it to be here again—this is the motif of my stories” (screenwriter Erri De Luca).
Introduction by Jim Hicks, UMass.
Co-sponsored by Italian Studies/LLC.


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By Air
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Logan International Airport (Boston) is 90 miles to the east. Valley Transporter (800-872-8752) provides transportation service from both airports to Amherst.

By Bus
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Event Category

Film Film Screening