Divine Love

Divino amore
Cecilia Mangini
1964 • Italy • 12’
Portuguese Premiere
Portuguese Premiere

Refusing to use the traditional tools of ethnographic cinema, such as direct sound and commentary, Mangini delegates to Egisto Macchi’s avant-garde music the contextualization of the Madonna cult preserved in the Sanctuary of Divine Love: a cult born in modern times at the end of World War II, incorporating now alienated archaic liturgies.

Cecilia Mangini Retrospective