A blanket, a glass of wine and the film is served. The garden of Villa di Lilliano is about to turn into a delightful and suggestive open-air cinema with the initiative “DiVino Cinema". From June 25 to July 30, for six evenings, an appointment with the big screen in the lawn of the Medici villa used for the occasion as a summer arena under the stars. To accompany the viewing of the films, a series of tastings based on Tuscan specialties and Malenchini wines, owners of the villa. The initiative is sponsored by the Municipality of Bagno a Ripoli which will provide support for setting up the audience.
"It's our way to welcome summer after the months of the emergency," he explains Diletta Malenchini, owner of the Villa -. It is a 360-degree conviviality initiative that combines the emotions of the big screen with those of taste. The films selected on the advice of Michele Crocchiola have as their guiding thread the pleasure that comes from good food, genuine flavors and strong family and friendship ties. Let's try to recreate the same atmosphere, immersed in one of the meadows surrounding our villa, which also allows us to guarantee maximum compliance with the rules on spacing ".
"This initiative - declare the mayor Francesco Casini and the councilor for culture Eleonora Francois - it is the demonstration that difficulties can stimulate new projects and solutions which, month available to the community, create new ways of aggregation, in the common sign of love for culture and sociality ".
The public will have the opportunity to choose between the seats in the open-air audience and the option to bring their own plaid from home to sit on the grass and thus enjoy watching the film. Starting from 19.30, spectators will be offered a cutting board of Tuscan specialties based on salami and cheeses, and a glass of Malenchini wine. Afterwards, at 21 pm, the screening of the film will begin.
It starts on Thursday 25 June with the film "Mid-August Lunch" by Gianni de Gregorio and continues with "Return to Burgundy"By Cédric Klapisch (2 July),"Perfect strangers"By Paolo Genovese (9 July),"Captain Fantastic"By Matt Ross (15 July) and"As long as there is Prosecco there is hope”By Antonio Padovan (July 23). The film closes on July 30th with the film “The house on the sea ”by Robert Guediguain. "
The cost of the entrance ticket (tasting and film) is 20 euros, which can also be purchased on the website Reservations recommended 055.642602. The initiative takes place under the patronage of the Municipality of Bagno a Ripoli.