Istituto Di Cultura - Los Angeles

Events

audiobook > From the Dark Wood to Paradise. A Journey through Dante Alighieri's Divine Comedy in thirty-three languages
audiobook > From the Dark Wood to Paradise. A Journey through Dante Alighieri's Divine Comedy in thirty-three languagesWednesday, January 20, 2021 → Friday, December 31, 2021

The Italian Cultural Institute of Los Angeles is pleased to present the audiobook From the dark forest to Paradise. A journey through Dante Alighieri's Divine Comedy in thirty-three languages, published by Emons Audiolibri. The audiobook, produced by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation on the occasion...

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video presentazione > Francesca da Rimini in American Silent Cinema
video presentazione > Francesca da Rimini in American Silent CinemaWednesday, February 10, 2021 → Friday, December 31, 2021

Online video presentation by Massimo Ciavolella, Distinguished Professor of Italian Studies, UCLA Department of European Languages and Transcultural Studies. Introduction by Silvia Chiave, Consul General of Italy in Los Angeles image:Francesca Bertini in Francesca da Rimini, 1910.

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video presentation > Francesca da Rimini in the arts
video presentation > Francesca da Rimini in the artsThursday, March 11, 2021 → Friday, December 31, 2021

Ferruccio Farina, Director of the International Study Center Francesca da Rimini, will present his book Francesca Da Rimini Storia di un mito. Letteratura, arti visive e musica tra XIV E XXI secolo (Francesca Da Rimini History of a Myth. Literature, Visual Arts and Music between the 14th and the 21st centuries Maggioli...

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e-book > Reading Dante: How, Why
e-book > Reading Dante: How, WhyThursday, March 25, 2021 → Friday, December 31, 2021

On the occasion of the celebrations of the 7th centenary of the death of Dante Alighieri, it is possible to download the ebook Reading Dante: How, Why (Sinistesie), by Ambassador Raffaele Campanella, with a preface by the well-known Dante's Mirko Tavoni. The work is designed and written to make it easier to read the Co...

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online book > Geronimo Stilton's A Thousand Wonders: A Journey to Discover Italy.
online book > Geronimo Stilton's A Thousand Wonders: A Journey to Discover Italy.Wednesday, May 26, 2021 → Friday, December 31, 2021

There is a new mouse-tastic treasure hunt dedicated to the beauties of Italy. The protagonist is Geronimo Stilton – the mouse journalist most loved by children all over the world. Born from an idea of Elisabetta Dami, Geronimo explores our country in a new 224-page book entitled Mille Meraviglie Viaggio alla scop...

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virtual exhibit > Lorenzo Marini: Alphatype21
virtual exhibit > Lorenzo Marini: Alphatype21Thursday, June 03, 2021 → Sunday, August 29, 2021

Discover the virtual exhibit Alphatype21 by Milanese artist Lorenzo Marini exploring typography and color in mixed media and installation works merging visual art and poetry. After the landmark exhibition held in Venice at the Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa, an exhibition of originals at the Gaggenau Design Elementi Hub...

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Fare Cinema 2021 > Oltre lo schermo
Fare Cinema 2021 > Oltre lo schermoMonday, June 14, 2021 → Sunday, July 25, 2021

15 documentaries celebrate Italian cinema behind the scenes On the occasion of the fourth edition of Fare Cinema, an initiative dedicated to the promotion of Italian cinema in the world, the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation presents ‘Oltre lo schermo. 15 documentaries to tell the s...

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exhibition > The Painters of Pompeii
exhibition > The Painters of PompeiiSaturday, June 26, 2021 → Sunday, October 17, 2021

Roman Frescoes from the National Archaeological Museum in Naples travel to North America for the first time. This historic presentation of painting in ancient Rome will be presented exclusively at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art before returning to Europe.  

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Summer 2021 Italian Language Classes - Online
Summer 2021 Italian Language Classes - OnlineMonday, June 28, 2021 → Sunday, August 01, 2021

Levels 1-3, Basic, Intermediate and Advanced Conversation JUL 4 - AUG : B1 Citizenship Prep for CILS For more information and to register call or text 310 741-9669 For more info and to register call or text Ina Cohen at 310 741-9669

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exhibit > Mario Giacomelli: Figure-Gound
exhibit > Mario Giacomelli: Figure-GoundTuesday, June 29, 2021 → Sunday, October 10, 2021

Born into poverty and self-taught as a photographer, Mario Giacomelli (1925–2000) lived his entire life in Senigallia, along Italy's Adriatic coast. Soon after purchasing his first camera in 1953, he began creating humanistic portrayals of people in their natural environments and dramatic abstractions of the landsca...

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CILS B1 Preparation Class - Online
CILS B1 Preparation Class - OnlineSunday, July 04, 2021 → Sunday, August 01, 2021

An online preparation course for intermediate students who have to take the Italian citizenship exam. Please note that previous knowledge of Italian at intermediate level is recommended to attend this course. Candidates at a lower level may contact us for other options. Sundays 11AM - 1PM For more info and to register...

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Estate all’Italiana Festival 2021
Estate all’Italiana Festival 2021Sunday, July 04, 2021 → Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Estate all’Italiana Festival 2021 July 4 - September 21 The second edition of "Estate all’Italiana Festival" promoted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, in collaboration with the Associazione ItaliaFestival, the association among some of the most prestigious Italian festival...

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online performances > Vivere all'Italiana on Stage
online performances > Vivere all'Italiana on StageMonday, July 05, 2021 → Saturday, July 31, 2021

Throughout the month we will highlight some theater, dance and new circus performances from the online series VIVERE ALL'ITALIANA (VIA) ON STAGE that focus on the following themes: Dante, Art, Fellini and Motion. Program: July 5 - DANTE ALIGHIERIDante and Marionettes by Associazione Grupporiani - TheaterGiovanni Alighieri,...

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screening > 10 Shorts around the World 2021 Online
screening > 10 Shorts around the World 2021 OnlineMonday, July 26, 2021 → Sunday, August 01, 2021

The series compiled by the Italian Short Film Center gives us an overview of contemporary Italian short production. Program Come un uovo nel radiatore Like an egg on the radiator 2020 – 10′ – Davide Maria Valsecchi The aspiring actor, Valentino, can’t wait to depart with his girlfriend Anna for ...

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Summer with Sordi: An American in Rome
Summer with Sordi: An American in Rome Friday, August 06, 2021 → Sunday, August 08, 2021

SUMMER WITH SORDI is an online comedy series celebrating the great actor Alberto Sordi (1920 - 2003) whose career spanned seven decades, establishing him as an icon in Italian cinema in both comedy and light drama.    Un Americano a Roma (An American in Rome, directed by Steno, 1954, 94 min.) A post-war satire, ...

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