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In original language with English subtitles.




  "Vividly memorable characters infuse this sports documentary with compelling drama." - THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER
Plot: The city of Siena, in the heart of Tuscany, is home to the oldest horse race in the world: The Palio. This documentary captures the intensity of the event and the beauty of Siena. It creates a fascinating portrayal of this secular tradition and recounts the dramatic story of the young jockey, Tittia, who, in search of glory, challenges his shrewd mentor, Trecciolino.
Director: Cosima Spender
Cast: Gigi Bruschelli, Giovanni Atzeni, Silvano Vigni, Andrea de Cortes, Renato Romei
Year: 2015
Length: 92 min.
Genre: Documentary
Awards: •Best Documentary Feature Editing: Tribeca Film Festival
•Nominated Best Documentary Feature: Tribeca Film Festival
Times: April 20, 7:00 p.m., St. Louis Community College, Meramec Theatre
April 30, 8:00 p.m., Southwestern Illinois College- Belleville, Liberal Arts Theatre
Distributor: Courtesy of iTunes and The Palio