For the promotion of Italian language and culture
The Sense of Beauty is the story of an unprecedented experiment that
involves scientists from throughout the world collaborating around the
largest machine ever constructed by human beings: the LHC (Large
Hadron Collider). As the new experiment at CERN proceeds in its
exploration of the mysterious energy that animates the universe, scientists
and artists guide us towards the shadow line where science and art, in
different ways, pursue truth and beauty.
Some of these men and women believe in god, while others believe only
in experiment and doubt. But in their search for truth they are all alert to
an elusive sixth – or seventh – sense: the sense of beauty.
An unmissable opportunity for lovers of science, of beauty, or of both.
The Dante Alighieri Society of British Columbia
invites you to the screening of the documentary
“The Sense of Beauty: Art and Science at CERN”(2017) by Valerio Jalongo
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2018 at 6:30 pm
The CINEMATHEQUE – 1131 Howe Street, Vancouver
Duration of film: 75’. Director in attendance; Q&A to follow the screening
Rome-born Valerio Jalongo is a teacher, screenwriter and director who works in cinema and TV, for which
he created works of fiction and award-winning documentaries. Among them: Sulla mia pelle (On My Skin,
2003) and La scuola è finita (2010), starring Valeria Golino, on the difficulties facing public schools in Italy.
Director Jalongo will discuss the making of his documentary in a seminar open to the public on
September 24 (2:00-3:30 pm) at UBC (Buchanan Penthouse, 2329 West Mall, Vancouver).
This event is presented by the Dante Alighieri Society of BC in collaboration with the
Consulate General of Italy in Vancouver and in association with ARPICO, the Society of
Italian Researchers and Professionals in Western Canada.
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