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#Scalarama at Sumac: Working Slowly (Radio Alice) – Film Screening
Sunday September 27th, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
For this year’s @Scalarama, the Sumac Centre offers three film screenings, free and open to all.
All films chosen are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution.
Sunday 27th September, 8pm: Working Slowly (Radio Alice), Guido Chiesa / Wu Ming Collective, 2004, 111mins
Revisiting the Italy of the radical Seventies and its obsessions with class struggle, creative anarchy and macrame ponchos, Working Slowly (Radio Alice) provides a fascinating glimpse of a time of protest.
In a working-class district on the outskirts of Bologna, Sgualo and Pelo hang out at the local cafe, allergic to gainful employment. They don’t mind the occasional shady job for local hood Marangon, but they’re convinced there’s little fu…ture whichever way they turn.
The international title is “Radio Alice”, but the movie is originally called “Lavorare con lentezza” [Work Slowly], after a 1970’s song by Italian folk-singer Enzo Del Re: “Work slowly / And effortlessly / Work may hurt you / And send you to the hospital / Where there’s no bed left / And you may even die. / Work slowly / And effortlessly / Health is priceless.”
WHAT WAS RADIO ALICE?
Continue reading here: http://www.wumingfoundation.com/english/giap/ukscreenings.htm
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