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Documentary, dir. by Giacomo Durzi
US, 2017, 74 mins

With over 10 million copies of her Neapolitan novels sold in over 50 countries, Elena Ferrante is a global literary sensation. A journey between New York City's cultural hub and Ferrante's native Italy, the film explores how an anonymous author's visceral tales of love and friendship gained such an enthusiastic following. Hillary Clinton, Roberto Saviano, Jonathan Franzen weigh in on what makes her work and mysterious persona so uniquely captivating.

The screening will be followed by a Q&A with Ann Goldstein, Ferrante's translator, and Michael Reynolds, Editor in Chief of Europa Editions, Ferrante's US publisher.

Please register for this free Zoom event. Registered audience members will receive a Zoom link prior to the event.

Please note: times are subject to change.

LitFilm: A BPL Film Festival About Writers is made possible with support from WarnerMedia.

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