Bella Ciao! at the Rio

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  • June 17, 2019
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Bella Ciao Movie! is a compassionate and heartfelt ensemble drama that comes to life in Vancouver’s eclectic Commercial Drive neighborhood. It is a film about displacement, home, isolation and solidarity. Unfolding over the course of one day, the story hinges on Constanza (Leo Award-nominee Carmen Aguirre), a Chilean refugee and activist, whose relationship with her daughter is tested by serious health concerns they’d rather not confront. But this mother-daughter storyline is just one thread amidst an Altmanesque carnival of characters: artists, activists, hustlers, restauranteurs and coffee house consiglieri, who converge daily on the Drive. With Tony Nardi, Alexandra Lainfiesta, Taran Kootenhayoo, April Telek, John Emmett Tracy, Frank Ferrucci.

Cast and crew in attendance for Q&A… and more!

Visit the Rio’s website for tickets.

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