The Italian Cultural Institute in New York and Cinecittà are pleased to invite you on Thursday, November 30, 2023, 6:30PM, to an evening in honor of Maestro Ennio Morricone who will be celebrated by MoMA with a retrospective between December 1 to January 10, 2024.
Ennio Morricone (1928–2020), one of the greatest movie composers of all time, whose career featured more than 35 films spanning his nearly 60-year career. With more than 17 new digital restorations as well as 35mm archival prints, the exhibition presents a rich selection of films featuring Morricone’s most renowned scores (including Sergio Leone’s Man with No Name trilogy and Once Upon a Time in the West, John Carpenter’s The Thing, Roland Joffe’s The Mission, Bernard Bertolucci’s 1900 and Giuseppe Tornatore’s Cinema Paradiso) alongside more unsung titles (Sergio Corbucci’s Navajo Joe and The Great Silence, Sergio Solima’s The Big Countdown and Revolver, Mario Bava’s Danger:Diabolik, and Mikhail Kalatozov’s The Red Tent among them).
The MoMA retrospective has been organized by Joshua Siegel, Curator, and Francisco Valente, Curatorial Assistant, Department of Film, The Museum of Modern Art; and Camilla Cormanni and Paola Ruggiero, Cinecittà. Thanks to Cineteca Nazionale (Maria Bonsanti), Giovanni Morricone, and Marco Cicala.
For more information about the MoMA retrospective, see here.
Welcoming remarks by Fabio Finotti, IIC-NY Director
Special guests in conversation with Giovanni Morricone will feature Joshua Siegel, Curator, Department of Film, MoMA and David Fear, Chief Film Critic, Rolling Stone. Plus a live performance by pianist Francesco Pollon.
Cocktail to follow
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