“The Voice of the Body” is a well-acclaimed documentary on Italian gestures and how Mediterranean people use gesture to communicate very effectively, sometimes without the need of words.
No booking required but the place is limited. First come first served.
The film is in Italian and Sicilian with English subtitles.
- Introduction and Q&A with the film director, Luca Vullo.
- The screenplay will be folowed by a workshop on using gestures to communicate more effectively.
Luca Vullo has broadcasted the documentary in England and abroad and he gave a lecture at the National Theatre in London on Italian gestures. “The British are modifying their approach to gesticulation”, he said, “Not in the same way we do, but they are trying to gesticulate more. It’s only an impression, but it’s how it seems”. (from “The Guardian”:http://www.theguardian.com/world/shortcuts/2013/jul/02/how-speak-italian-with-hand-gestures)