Istituto Di Cultura - Los Angeles

Events

Fall 2020 Italian Language Classes - Online
Fall 2020 Italian Language Classes - OnlineMonday, September 21, 2020 → Saturday, December 05, 2020

All levels, 1 thru 8 & B1 Citizenship Prep for CILS. For more info and to register call or text Ina Cohen at 310 741-9669

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Incontro con l'autore online: Marco Nereo Rotelli
Incontro con l'autore online: Marco Nereo Rotelli Thursday, October 01, 2020 → Thursday, December 31, 2020

Artist Marco Nereo Rotelli explores the relationship between art and poetry in his work, highlighting the theme of the upcoming 20th Italian Language Week in the World (October 19-25, 2020), Italian Between Word and Image: Graffiti, Illustrations, Comic Books. In his short video recorded at the start of quarantine he discusses...

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Meet the Author Online: Silvia Avallone
Meet the Author Online: Silvia Avallone Thursday, October 15, 2020 → Thursday, December 31, 2020

Writer Silvia Avallone presents her experience during quarantine and her personal evolution during this time. She believes that our complicity with one another and planet Earth will bring us both freedom and happiness. Silvia Avallone is an Italian poet and novelist. Her debut novel, Swimming to Elba, was first published...

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Meet the Author Online: Nadia Terranova
Meet the Author Online: Nadia Terranova Thursday, October 29, 2020 → Thursday, December 31, 2020

Writer Nadia Terranova recounts her decision to remain in Rome during the quarantine instead of returning to her familial home in Messina. During this challenging period when life makes little sense Terranova finds comfort in poetry, quoting a verse by the German-Swedish writer Nelly Sachs who was awarded the 1966 Nobel...

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online screening > Raphael: The Lord of the Arts SOLD OUT
online screening > Raphael: The Lord of the Arts SOLD OUTFriday, December 04, 2020 → Sunday, December 06, 2020

Ille hic est Raphael timuit quo sospite vinci, rerum magna parens et moriente mori.“Here lies that famous Raphael by whom Nature feared to be conquered while he lived, and when he was dying, feared herself to die.” Pietro Bembo, inscription on Raphael’s sarcophagus. Pantheon, Rome Raphael: The Lord of the...

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video tour > Meet the Artists online: studio tour with Mattia Biagi & Valerj Pobega
video tour > Meet the Artists online: studio tour with Mattia Biagi & Valerj PobegaSaturday, December 05, 2020 → Friday, December 11, 2020

Artists Mattia Biagi and  Valerj Pobega offer the public a glimpse of their studio in Los Angeles in this private studio tour. Mattia Biagi an Italian artist and Designer with over two decades of experience. Pobega is an Italian Avant-garde Fashion Designer, Creative Director and Artist who launched her own collec...

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webinar > Pre-opening presentation by Fellini in Action curator Antonio Maraldi
webinar > Pre-opening presentation by Fellini in Action curator Antonio MaraldiMonday, December 07, 2020

BY INVITATION ONLY Join photography curator Antonio Maraldi in an exclusive pre-opening presentation as he discusses the exhibit Fellini in Action, 8 1/2 set photography by Paul Ronald. The exhibit celebrates the 100th anniversary of Federico Fellini and features photographs that have never been presented in North America...

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exhibit >  Fellini in Action: 8 1/2 Set Photography by Paul Ronald
exhibit > Fellini in Action: 8 1/2 Set Photography by Paul RonaldTuesday, December 08, 2020 → Sunday, February 28, 2021

After years in the photographer Paul Ronald’s attic, these rediscovered images taken on the set of Fellinio's Oscar winning film 8 ½ (1963) are presented for the first time in North America on the occasion of the Maestro's centenary. The negatives donated to the curator Antonio Maraldi by Ronald were a resul...

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online film festival > Cinema Italian Style 2020
online film festival > Cinema Italian Style 2020Thursday, December 10, 2020 → Thursday, December 17, 2020

Cinema Italian Style is bringing the best in new Italian cinema right to your home in 2020 with a virtual 12th edition featuring work from established masters and new voices, pre-recorded filmmaker Q&As, and films spanning the country. In the eyar that celebrates his 100th anniversary, the Festival is dedicated to Fede...

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webinar > Raphael and the Ladies: The Prince of Painters and Female Patrons, Collectors, and Viewers
webinar > Raphael and the Ladies: The Prince of Painters and Female Patrons, Collectors, and ViewersFriday, December 11, 2020

During his all-too-brief career, Raphael of Urbino (1483-1520) frequently benefited from the patronage of women and painted works intended for female viewers ranging from noblewomen to nuns. In Urbino, Città di Castello, and Perugia Raphael created large altarpieces and small, delicate paintings for women and, i...

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online screenings > Short Film Day 2020Sunday, December 20, 2020 → Monday, December 21, 2020

A selection of recent Italian shorts is presented to celebrate the shortest day of the year, December 21. PROGRAM Il nostro tempo, Veronica Spedicati 2019 – 16′ Roberta is a nine-year-old girl who wants to enjoy the last days of summer on the beach playing with her friends, while her father Donato forces her to stay at home to help with household...

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