Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Spaghetti Western cinema festival

Today an almost forgotten genre, the western, had its decades of glory in the American cinema and also had good producers in Europe. To raise the dust, the Centro Cultural Banco do Brazil starts today, Wednesday 18th, a cinema festival dedicated to the Italian Western also known as Spaghetti Western. The selection includes twenty titles produced in Italy between 1964 and 1976. It was a period in which the world got to know the talent of directors like Sergio Leone (1929-1989) and actors like Clint Eastwood, Franco Nero and Giuliano Gemma. Of Leone, for example, will be shown five films, including the masterpiece "Once Upon a Time in the West", 1968. Entrance is R$ 4.00. Check out the program.

When: August 18th to 29th
Where: CCBB, Rua Álvares Penteado, 112 - Sao Paulo
How much: R$ 4

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