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Ended Wed Apr 24 2024Sun Mar 24 2024
poetry> Ekphrasis

Gabriele Tinti presents his ekphrastic poetry series and a talk on this form of writing. Tinti will introduce some videos of readings of his poems by Willem Dafoe, Abel Ferrara, Robert Davi, Joe Mantegna, and Jamie McShane. These videos are the documentation of a series inspired by ancient and modern myths, which has involved some […]

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Sat Apr 20 2024Sun Apr 21 2024
film festival > Italian Film Festival USA 2024

The Italian Film Festival USA is the largest festival dedicated exclusively to Italian film in the USA, present in 14 cities from coast to coast. The 2024 edition brings you the best line-up of recent Italian cinema with films from award-winning directors, as well as debut films from exciting new talent, among which Salvatore: Showmaker […]

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Tue Apr 16 2024
technology and design > The Next Generation of Made in Italy

Celebrate Italian Research Day and the essence of Made in Italy with a special event presented by the Consulate General of Italy, the Italian Cultural Institute, and ITA – Italian Trade Agency, Los Angeles in collaboration with ISSNAF, the Italian Scientists and Scholars in North America Foundation. Moderated by journalist Veronica Maffei, the panel discussion […]

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Mon Apr 15 2024
screening > Hans Werner Henze. Music, Friendship, Game. (2017) directed by Nina di Majo

The documentary Hans Werner Henze: Music, Friendship, Game directed by Nina di Majo is a journey into the life of German composer Hans Werner Henze (1926-2012), one of the most influential musicians of the late 20th century, acclaimed for his many operas, symphonies, ballets and his commitment to political art. As a young man in […]

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Mon Apr 15 2024Sat Jun 29 2024
Italian classes SPRING 2024 – In person & online

Spring 2024 session: April 16 – June 29 Calendar and schedule For further information and to register please call Ina Cohen at (310) 824 -7408

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Ended Sun Apr 07 2024Sun Apr 07 2024
screening > Smog (1962) directed by Franco Rossi

The new restoration of Smog (1962) directed by Franco Rossi, makes its L.A. debut at the annual UCLA Film & Television Archive Festival of Preservation at the Billy Wilder Theater (Hammer Museum). Introduction by Luca Celada, HFPA and Francesca Santovetti, professor of Italian Studies at the New England Conservancy of Music. In Smog, an Italian attorney […]

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Ended Sat Apr 06 2024Sat Apr 06 2024
special event > An Italian Perspective 2024: Song and Culture

This year’s edition of the Italian Perspective series is a unique opportunity to learn about the influence of Italian song culture throughout various periods, styles, and genres. A program of original plenary lectures and live performances will provide intellectual insight, cultural breadth, and aesthetic experiences – a fascinating journey stimulating the mind and the heart. […]

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Ended Sun Mar 03 2024Sat Mar 09 2024
film festival > Los Angeles, Italia

The 19th Los Angeles Italia Film Festival returns to Hollywood, on the eve of the Oscars 2024, to promote Italy’s long cinematic and artistic legacy and to showcase current Italian productions in the United States. The Festival pays tribute to, among others, director Matteo Garrone, whose latest film Io capitano is nominated in the Best […]

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Ended Wed Feb 28 2024Wed Feb 28 2024
special event > Tribute to Franco Nero

An evening in honor of Franco Nero, an icon of Italian cinema in the world, on the occasion of Filming Italy Los Angeles 2024. The program includes a screening of Giorni Felici by Simone Petralia (ITA 2023, 88′ inn Italian with English subtitles), followed by a conversation with Franco Nero moderated by Prof. Gian Maria […]

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Ended Mon Feb 26 2024Fri Dec 29 2023
film festival > Filming Italy Los Angeles 2024

  The ninth edition of Filming Italy – Los Angeles, taking place February 26 -29  in Los Angeles and on, will have among its stars prolific actor and director Franco Nero, who will receive the Filming Italy Los Angeles Lifetime Achievement Award. For the occasion, Filming Italy will screen some of his most popular […]

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