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SDIFF Film Screening: Volevo nascondermi (Hidden Away)

September 23, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - September 23, 2021 @ 10:00 pm

Join us for an evening of film with the San Diego Italian Film Festival!

Volevo nascondermi (Hidden Away)

Toni, an orphan of Italian origin, is deported from Switzerland to Italy, where he lives in abject poverty on the banks of river Po. Physically deformed and mentally disordered, Toni is marginalized and humiliated by a society hateful of any suspicion of divergence. Ultimately, he finds refuge in painting, channeling his bitterness and dire need for acceptance. A gripping biopic featuring painter Antonio Ligabue that exalts art’s redemptive powers, while praising the values of diversity.

Join us for a live discussion of the movie Sunday, September 26th at 11:00 AM on Zoom with our special guest.

In Italian with English subtitles. Available only in the US.

Important information:


We are excited and eager to get back to in-person events and screenings with you. In order to keep our patrons, staff, and volunteers safe, San Diego Italian Film Festival’s current health and safety requirements are as follows:

We are a fully vaccinated company. All staff and volunteers present at our screenings and events are fully vaccinated. In order to enter the theater or any venue hosting our events, guests need to have photo ID and either their physical CDC vaccination card or an official government-provided digital vaccine record, with at least 14 days elapsed from the date of final dose. Trained individuals will review your proof of vaccination as you arrive.

Children under the age of 12, for whom there is no currently available vaccine, will not be permitted to attend our events regardless of the vaccination status of their guardian. As soon as children under the age of 12 become eligible to receive a vaccine, fully vaccinated children will be welcomed back.

There will be no exceptions to this policy.

Face masks: Face masks may be required depending on the CDC guidelines at the time of the screening or event. Guests are strongly encouraged to wear an approved mask as much as possible while indoors.

Thank you in advance for your understanding and cooperation with these policies. See you at the cinema!

To access your Digital COVID-19 Vaccine Record, please visit

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Event Details

Start:   September 23, 2021
Time:   7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Welcome to the Museum of Photographic Arts at The San Diego Museum of Art!

As of July 1, 2023, the Museum of Photographic Arts and The San Diego Museum of Art have merged to become one unified institution. The Museum of Photographic Arts is now the Museum of Photographic Arts at The San Diego Museum of Art (MOPA@SDMA).

MOPA@SDMA remains a pay-what-you wish museum open Thursdays through Sundays 11:00 a.m.– 5:00 p.m.

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