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The Flowers of Saint Francis

Cabaret Cinema

Friday, January 3, 2014
9:30 PM–11:30 PM

Starring: Aldo Fabrizi, Gianfranco Bellini, Peparuolo
Introduced by filmmaker Tommaso Rossellini.
Free ticket with a $10 bar minimum.
Tickets are available for pick-up after 8:00 p.m. at the will call table in the K2 Lounge (limited capacity).
Mind Over Matter Trivia:
– St. Francis and his disciples were played by actual monks from the Nocere Inferiore monastery.
– The screenplay is inspired by the legends “Fioretti di San Francesco” and “La Vita di Frate Ginepro,” which date back to the 14thcentury.
– The monks who played in the film refused monetary compensation; however, when asked how Roberto Rossellini could repay them they requested a fireworks display.