Cheese on the Screen

Cheese on the Screen, organized by Slow Food together Bra’s two cinemas, Cinema Vittoria and Cinema Impero, is a film program dedicated to… you guessed it: Cheese!

There are documentaries about herders, cheesemakers and beyond the pastures, reflections on the world of industrial production, the impact of human activity on our planet and the people doing what they can to turn the tide.

Tickets for the screenings and post-screening debates are available directly from the cinema box offices.

From September 20-22, join us for Cheese on the Screen!

21 September

  • 17:30 - 18:30
  • Bra-Via Vittorio 
  • Cinema Impero

Dairies and cheesemakers represent some of the oldest forms of agricultural cooperation in Italy. The cooperative system has been largely abandoned over the last 40 years due to the spread of large farms, centralized milk factories and big distribution, yet it remains the most suitable working model for the needs…

21 September

  • 18:00 - 20:00
  • Bra-Via Cavour 
  • Cinema Vittoria

Anna Kauber’s documentary highlights the lives of female sheep herders in Italy and is the result of a two-year journey of 17,000 km and more than 100 interviews with women aged between 20 and 102. The figure of the herder – from an imaginary and symbolical point of view –…

  • 18:30 - 20:00
  • Bra-Via Vittorio 
  • Cinema Impero

What happens when a couple of farmers stop treating their animals with antibiotics overnight? What if they no longer vaccinate their cows, and leave their horns alone? What happens to the land when it is only fertilised with natural manure? What are the consequences of all these choices on cheese…

22 September

  • 16:30 - 18:15
  • Bra-Via Cavour 
  • Cinema Vittoria

Anthropocene is the third part of a trilogy of documentaries on the impact of human activity on the planet, after Manufactured Landscapes (2006) and Watermark (2013). A journey across six continents, narrated by Alicia Vikander to tell the story of how we are exploiting natural resources and modifying the environment…

  • 19:00 - 20:30
  • Bra-Via Vittorio 
  • Cinema Impero

A story of love for the land. A new agriculture based on ecology, sustainability, product quality and respect for health, as told by a dozen farmers who’ve embraced the agroecological model. Shared principles are transformed into concrete daily practices by men and women who, through their work, are changing the…