Istituto Di Cultura - Los Angeles

Events

AFI FEST 2019
AFI FEST 2019Thursday, November 14, 2019 → Thursday, November 21, 2019

The American Film Institute's annual celebration of international cinema. Among the films that will play in the World Cinema section, celebrated Italian filmmaker Marco Bellocchio and actor Pierfrancesco Favino will present their latest feature film The Traitor , the ultra-widescreen true story of th...

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4th Annual World Week of Italian Cuisine. The extraordinary Italian Taste
4th Annual World Week of Italian Cuisine. The extraordinary Italian TasteMonday, November 18, 2019 → Sunday, November 24, 2019

“Food Education: The Culture of Taste” is the theme of the fourth Week of Italian Cuisine in the World. The event launched by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation aims to promote quality Italian cuisine and our farm produce abroad, through seminars, conferences, meetings with chefs and...

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Special Cinema Italian Style Event | World Week of Italian Cuisine
Special Cinema Italian Style Event | World Week of Italian CuisineWednesday, November 20, 2019

On the occasion of Cinema Italian Style 2019 and of the World Week of Italian Cuisine, the screening of Marco Bellocchio's debut film, Fists in the Pockets (1965). Followed by a celebration of Trulli Tales creators, Maria Elena and Fiorella Congedo, who will receive the IIC Creativity Award, an acknowledgement of the Italian...

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Food in Federico Fellini’s Drawings | World Week of Italian Cuisine
Food in Federico Fellini’s Drawings | World Week of Italian CuisineThursday, November 21, 2019 → Saturday, February 15, 2020

Featuring works of art by the legendary director, drawn at the table and included in Il libro dei sogni (The Book of Dreams), a journal he kept for about thirty years. Organized in anticipation of next year's celebrations for the 100th anniversary of Fellini's birth (1920 - 2020). Special Spotlight on prosecco DOCG ...

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Cinema Italian Style 2019
Cinema Italian Style 2019Thursday, November 21, 2019 → Sunday, November 24, 2019

The glamorous showcase for Italian contemporary cinema returns to the American Cinematheque in Los Angeles with a rich and talented cast of actors, directors and producers. The 15th edition of Cinema Italian Style kicks into gear with Italy's official Oscar submission for Best International Film, THE TRAITOR. Veteran director...

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Creole-Italian: Sicilian Immigrants and the Shaping of New Orleans Food Culture | World Week of Italian Cuisine
Creole-Italian: Sicilian Immigrants and the Shaping of New Orleans Food Culture | World Week of Italian CuisineThursday, December 05, 2019

Justin A. Nystrom, Associate Professor of History at Loyola University in New Orleans, will present his book (The University of Georgia Press, 2018) in New Orleans on November 21 and in Los Angeles on December 5. The book investigates how generations of Sicilian immigrants have flavored creole cuisine. Special spotlight...

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Think like Leonardo!
Think like Leonardo!Saturday, December 07, 2019

Through special activities and games, authors Sonia Scalco and Carlo Carzan will guide children (6+) into Leonardo Da Vinci’s world. This playful and interactive learning workshop presented by “Così X Gioco” from Palermo, will investigate the mind of the brilliant Florentine genius, Leonardo ...

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Short Film Day
Short Film DayTuesday, December 10, 2019

In anticipation of the winter solstice (December 21), a celebration of Italy’s best and most recent short films selected by Turin’s Centro Nazionale del Cortometraggio (CNC) In Italian with English subtitles. Organized by the Institute in collaboration with CNC.

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Food & Culture: An Italian Perspective
Food & Culture: An Italian PerspectiveSaturday, April 04, 2020

Join us for a thought-provoking celebration of Italian food culture, featuring talks by influencers, scholars and chefs, and access to a tasting pavilion with the best from local Italian restaurants and food producers. Famed chef Bruno Serato and celebrated butcher and restauranteur Dario Cecchini headline the upcoming...

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