This week, the Italian Cultural Heritage Foundation of S.B. debuts its annual 2011 Cinema Italiano Classico film series. This year, the series will present three award-winning classic films of actor/director Vittorio De Sica (perhaps best know in the U.S. for his 1948 film, The Bicycle Thief). The following is a roundup of the series features:
• Friday, February 25: Miracolo a Milano (Miracle in Milan)
• Friday, March 4: Il generale della Rovere (General della Rovere)
• Friday, March 11: Ieri, oggi, domani (Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow)
The films begin at 7:30 p.m. at Fé Bland Forum (SBCC West Campus, 721 Cliff Dr.). The screenings are free. Call 969-1018 or visit Italianheritagesb.org for more info.