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TLN Media Group Announces Special Theatrical Screenings of its Original Productions during Montreal’s Italian Week


TLN Media Group Announces Special Theatrical Screenings of its Original Productions during Montreal’s Italian Week

Montecassino: The Indestructible Abbey and Leonardo’s Kitchen
Italian Language with English subtitles


(Toronto, ON – August 08, 2019) – TLN Media Group, Canada’s leading multilingual media company announces the theatrical premiere screenings of two of its original productions, Montecassino: The Indestructible Abbey and La Cucina di Leonardo as part of Montreal’s Italian Week running from August 9th – 18th.

TLN Media Group’s original documentary, Montecassino: The Indestructible Abbey (L’Abbazia Indistruttibile) tells the moving story of the historical Battle of Monte Cassino, one of the most significant military operations of WWII through the lens of the remaining surviving Italian immigrants who fled war-torn Italy for Canada. Featuring Italian Canadian historian Gianni Blasi. Go to http://abbaziadimontecassino.ca for the dedicated microsite with exclusive behind-the-scenes footage.

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Saturday August 10 | 7:30pm | Leonardo da Vinci Centre
Monday August 12 | 7:00pm | Casa d’Italia
Wednesday August 14 | 7:00pm | Concordia University

In Leonardo’s Kitchen (La Cucina di Leonardo), Chef Leonardo combines his talent for cooking, singing and acting on his children’s web series, where he competes against his rival, Giovanni Bagaglione.  His secret weapon is his puppet neighbour Nonna Maria.  Starring opera-singing chef Davide Bazzali, Antonio Liberato and internet hit sensation, Nonna Maria.

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Sunday August 11 | 7:00pm | Leonardo da Vinci Centre
Thursday August 15 | 7:00pm | Casa d’Italia

Stay tuned for the Canadian Television premieres coming soon to TLN Television and Mediaset Italia.


For more information contact:
Bruna Aloe, Senior Director of Communications & Marketing | 416.744.5745 | [email protected]




About TLN Media Group
TLN Media Group is Canada’s most influential multicultural media company, connecting cultures on television, online and in communities through storytelling and shared experiences. In addition to TLN, its flagship English-language channel, the company also offers Canada’s most widely distributed foreign language television channels led by #1 Spanish language channel Univision Canada and #1 Italian language channel Mediaset Italia. Additional Italian channels include TeleBimbi and TGCOM24. The family of Spanish channels is made up of TeleNiños and a group of four leading foreign services: Cinelatino, Wapa TV, Television Dominicana and CentroAmerica TV. TLN also operates English-language specialty channel EuroWorld Sport. A leader in supporting and developing Canadian multiculturalism. TLN Media Group produces and commissions hundreds of unique and culturally significant Canadian-made programs each year.

About TLN Television
TLN is the television destination for putting more colour in your life! We are home to programs that unite cultures through shared experiences and memorable moments. Delightful personalities take us on scenic adventures in far off places and at home in the kitchen. Add big movies, music specials and regular live international soccer and this is our recipe for bringing more fun, more joy and more colour into the lives of millions of Canadians. TLN Television is part of the TLN Media Group family of channels and is available in nearly 6 million homes across Canada.

About Mediaset Italia
Featuring programming from Italy’s leading TV broadcast group, Mediaset Italia brings the best of Italian TV to Canada. The 24 hour Italian-language TV channel includes the best entertainment, variety, fiction, comedy, sports and news programming direct from Italy complemented with Made in Canada community pleasing original shows. Mediaset Italia is a TLN Media Group owned channel and can be seen from coast to coast in nearly 3 million homes on all of Canada’s largest pay TV platforms.