Happy new year book lovers! We have an exciting event coming up for all of you in Montreal. Our friend Antonio D’Alfonso has a screening of his new film Antigone scheduled at the CinéRobothèque and we’d love to see you there. The film stars Justine Vella, Lazar, Lyne Tremblay, Jeanette Roxborough, Fabio Fabbri, Srdjan Nikolic, Patricia Marceau, Damiano Pietropaolo and Elisa Chiocca-D’Alfonso.
Where: CinéRobothèque, 1564, rue Saint-Denis à Montréal (Métro Berri-UQAM), Montréal (Québec), H2X 3K2
When: January 29 at 2 PM
Antonio D’Alfonso was born in Montreal. He studied at Loyola College from 1970 to 1975, where he got his B.A. in Communication Arts. Later on he went to Université de Montréal to complete his Master’s Science Degree in Communication Studies, specializing in Semiology; his thesis was on Mouchette, a film by Robert Bresson. In 1978 he founded Guernica Editions, where he edited over 450 books by authors from around the world. In 1982 along with three other writers, he founds the trilingual magazine, Vice Versa. In 1986, along with three other writers, he founded the Association of Italian-Canadian writers. He has taught at Université of Montréal, Continuing Studies at University of Toronto, University of Californa, in San Diego. He is presently a writer in residence at McGill University (French language and literature department).