Italian Movie Club

Love discussing movies and striking up a conversation in a foreign language? This is your class! Our Italian Movie Club takes place every 10 weeks; the classes are structured but with plenty of opportunities for free conversation.

You watch the movies in the comfort of your home and then we get together for a discussion.

Suitable for intermediate to advanced and native speakers.

Tea/coffee and snacks will be provided but please feel free to bring something to share.

Selected Movie for Tuesday 20th April 2021: Maria Montessori – Una Vita per I Bambini

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Maria Montessori – Una Vita per I Bambini 

Main Cast: Paola Cortellesi, Massimo Poggio, Gianmarco Tognazzi, Alba Rohrwacher


The story of Maria Montessori, the most famous pedagogue of the world.

While her method (il metodo), was immediately accepted by the rest of the world, Maria Montessori spent her entire life struggling to achieve acceptance for her theories in the archaic Italian school system.

She was the first female Italian doctor, feminist and scientist.

Her private life was hit by an illegitimate son and by the fascist regime that didn’t accept her theories.

Director: Gianluca Maria Tavarelli

Year: 2007

Musical Score: Marco Betta

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