By Carolyn Kelly

Tale of Tales. 2015. Italy. Directed by Matteo Garrone. Courtesy RAI

Tale of Tales. 2015. Italy. Directed by Matteo Garrone. Courtesy RAI

• Another 10-film, Italy-focused screening series, a look at 15 years of Italian cinema from

Film programs lead this week’s offerings, along with some special pop-up activities. Check it out:

Image Courtesy of Lele Saveri

• On Tuesday and Friday (and next Tuesday) join Lele Saveri and other artists from The Newsstand and 8-Ball Zines for a MoMA Teens free zine workshop, from 4:00 to 6:30 p.m. Materials will be provided, but participants should bring preexisting drawings, photographs, and collage materials that they want to include in their zines. Workshops will be filled on a first-come basis, so show up early to reserve a spot.

• Beginning Thursday, MoMA kicks off a weeklong run of Charles Poekel’s Christmas, Again—a portrait of a forlorn Christmas tree vendor in Brooklyn—with an introduction and Q&A with the director.

• A 10-film retrospective of Italian director Antonio Pietrangeli also starts on Thursday with his last completed feature, I Knew Her Well (1965). Other screenings include The Bachelor (1955), It Happened in Rome (1957), and The Visit.

Tale of Tales. 2015. Italy. Directed by Matteo Garrone. Courtesy RAI

Tale of Tales. 2015. Italy. Directed by Matteo Garrone. Courtesy RAI

• Another 10-film, Italy-focused screening series, a look at 15 years of Italian cinema from Rai Cinema, starts on Friday, beginning with Tale of Tales, starring Salma Hayek, Vincent Cassel, and Toby Jones.

• On Saturday, enjoy Quiet Please! Silent Films, a special Family Films program for ages six and up, featuring live piano accompaniment.

• And on Saturday night, take in a special toast and tour celebrating Picasso Sculpture to see Picasso’s exceptional sculptures after the Museum closes to the public.

Read more here:: This Week at MoMA: November 30–December 6