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Actor: Jérémie Renier

Brotherhood: A Life with St. Francis (‘Il sogno di Francesco’)

Brotherhood: A Life with St. Francis (‘Il sogno di Francesco’)

Italy, 1209, surrounded by convinced and devoted friends, Francis of Assisi seeks purity and innocence among the poor. The Church and Pope Innocent III don’t trust him and become very suspicious. The intrusion of the high authority will create divisions within the order. Francis is summoned by the Church to rewrite the founding text of their brotherhood which will become the Order of the Minor Friars. As Francis becomes blind and moves away from his family, Elie de Cortone, his long-time friend, amends some passages of Francis’ text to satisfy Cardinal Hugolin and Pope Innocent III.

Presented with the generous help and support from our friends at the Il Centro Italian Cultural Centre, Italian Day on the Drive, and the Italian Contemporary Film Festival.

 

Saturday, June 10
Doors 1:00 | Movie 1:30
Tickets $10 in advance HERE | $12 at the door

*Minors permitted in the balcony. (Please note this film is rated 18A.) Must be 19+ w/ID for bar service.
**Groupons and passes OK! Please redeem at the door.

 

BROTHERHOOD: A Life with St. Francis “Il sogno di Francesco” (Renaud Fely, Arnaud Louvet / 2016 / 87 mins / PG / Italian with English subtitles) In the year 1209 in Italy, Francis of Assisi seeks purity and innocence among the poor. Untrusted by the Church and Pope Innocent III, the intrusion of high authority will create diversions within the order as they try to distract Francis from his goal.The movie follows the troubled relationship between Saint Francesco and one of his most faithful followers, the minion Elia da Cortona. 

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