Being Leonardo da Vinci at Hiland Theater, Albuquerque
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Being Leonardo da Vinci

Monday Oct 14, 2019

4800 Central Ave SE
Albuquerque, NM 87108

Phone: 262-9301


Phone: (505)872-1800

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Enjoy a screening of this film about the historical figure.

Italian Director/Writer/Actor Massimiliano Finazzer Flory brings his critically-acclaimed film to Albuquerque for one screening only - the first stop on his tour of the Southwest, organized by the Italian Cultural Institute, Los Angeles to commemorate the 500th year since Leonardo da Vinci's death. Being Leonardo takes viewers inside the mind of the genius of the High Renaissance when two journalists looking for a scoop for the 500th anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci's death find themselves at da Vinci's final resting place where the genius himself grants them an interview. (80 mins; in Italian with English subtitles)

Finazzer Flory, who plays the definitive star role, will conduct a Q & A following the film.

The Being Leonardo film event in Albuquerque is presented by Italian Festivals of New Mexico (IFNM) and the Italian Cultural Institute, Los Angeles, and is sponsored in part by Courtyard by Marriott Albuquerque. Proceeds from the Albuquerque event will benefit the children of NDI New Mexico. Tickets: $10 in advance at / $12 at the door

See also: Reel World

Talking With Leo

Italian Festivals of New Mexico and The Italian Cultural Institute, Los Angeles are presenting a special benefit movie screening on Tuesday, Oct. 14, at 7pm at the Hiland Theater (4820 Central Ave. SE). Being Leonardo da Vinci: An Impossible Interview is written and directed by Massimiliano Finazzer Flory. To commemorate the 500th year since da Vinci’s death, the fictional film follows two journalists as they visit the great thinker’s final resting place and score an “interview” with da Vinci himself (played by the film’s writer-director Massimiliano Finazzer Flory). The film is presented in Italian with English subtitles. Tickets are $10 in advance (at or $12 at the door. Proceeds from this event will benefit the children at the Hiland’s National Dance Institute (NDI) of New Mexico.

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