La vita che vorrei (The Life I Would Like to Have) Giuseppe Piccioni’s 2004 film-within-a-film has a famous, established actor and young, aspiring actress coming together and pulling apart while working on films. This Cinema Italiano screening includes a reception. Bowers Museum of Cultural Art, 2002 N. Main St., Santa Ana, (714) 567-3600; www.bowers.org. Thurs., March 26. 7 p.m. Free with paid admission ($9-$12).
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