Istituto Di Cultura - Los Angeles

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Meet the Author Online: Valeria Parrella
Meet the Author Online: Valeria Parrella Friday, June 05, 2020 → Thursday, December 31, 2020

In anticipation of the announcement of the 2020 Strega Prize winner, the writer, dramatist and Italian journalist Valeria Parrella recounts her experiences during the pandemic and how the experience may influence writers.  Her most recent book Almarina is a candidate for the 2020 Strega Prize and tells the story ...

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Theatre Streaming: Compagnia Pippo Delbono
Theatre Streaming: Compagnia Pippo DelbonoMonday, June 08, 2020 → Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Emilia Romagna Teatro Fondazione and Compagnia Pippo Delbono present a series of theatre performances that can be streamed from the comfort of your home. The performances are subtitled in English and introduced by a special video message by Pippo Delbono. Available until June 30, 2020. LINKS TO THE PERFORMANCES: Questo...

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Meet the Author Online: Antonio Scurati
Meet the Author Online: Antonio Scurati Thursday, June 18, 2020 → Thursday, December 31, 2020

The Neapolitan author Antonio Scurati and winner of the 73rd edition of the 2019 Strega Prize, Italy’s most prestigious literary award, discusses his experience and thoughts regarding the current health situation from Milan. He won the 2019 Strega Prize for his 800-page novel, “M. il figlio del secolo” (Bompia...

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Estate all'Italiana Festival 2020
Estate all'Italiana Festival 2020Sunday, June 21, 2020 → Thursday, August 20, 2020

The Italian artistic excellence, wherever you are: all you need is an Internet connection to attend 21 events of 11 Italian festivals. The Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in cooperation with the ItaliaFestival Association and with participation of some of the most prestigious Italian Festivals, presents over two months...

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Gran Virtual Tour: the wonders of Italy to see online
Gran Virtual Tour: the wonders of Italy to see onlineWednesday, July 01, 2020 → Monday, August 31, 2020

The Minsitry of Cultural Affairs and Tourism in Italy has launched the Gran virtual tour, a digital journey across the Peninsula to visit online theaters, archives, monumental libraries and museums. The work of promoting Italian cultural heritage by Mibact continues in collaboration with Google Arts & Culture, hel...

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Oursounds: Sesto Chigiana International Festival & Summer Academy
Oursounds: Sesto Chigiana International Festival & Summer AcademySunday, July 05, 2020 → Thursday, September 03, 2020

From July 5 to September 3, the festival will features 3 sections, 18 live events and 22 shows from the archives of the Accademia Chigiana, which will be broadcast for the first time for online fruition. Online from the Archive is the section of the digital Festival divided into two programming lines: Opera online, dedicated...

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August Italian Language Classes - Online
August Italian Language Classes - OnlineMonday, July 06, 2020 → Monday, August 31, 2020

Online classes, All levels 1 thru 8 Dates:  August 3-30, 2020 Fee: $100 To register please text or call Ina Cohen 310 741 9669

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Meet the Author Online: Melania Mazzucco
Meet the Author Online: Melania Mazzucco Thursday, July 09, 2020 → Thursday, December 31, 2020

The acclaimed author Melania Mazzucco discusses from Rome her experience during the start of the pandemic and the influence the solitude will have on us. Melania Mazzucco was born in Rome and earned a degree in Italian literature from La Sapienza University as well a a degree in cinema from the Experimental Center for...

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From Italy with Laughter: A Comedy Film Festival
From Italy with Laughter: A Comedy Film FestivalFriday, July 31, 2020 → Saturday, September 05, 2020

The Italian Cultural Institute Los Angeles is happy to promote a series of Italian comedies premieres in the South West, with 2 movies playing online once each weekend, from July 31 until September 5, 2020. Sign up here to receive the screening invites IIC members and Lingua Viva Students will receive exclusive early...

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10 Shorts Around the World
10 Shorts Around the World Wednesday, August 05, 2020 → Tuesday, August 18, 2020

For the fifth year in a row, the Centro Nazionale del Cortometraggio (National Short Film Centre), in collaboration with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, promotes around the world, ten Italian short films, selected from the most special and representative works made in 2019. The selection,...

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Newport Beach Film Festival
Newport Beach Film FestivalThursday, August 06, 2020 → Thursday, August 13, 2020

The annual international film festival brings to Orange County the best of classic and contemporary cinema from around the World. The Italian Spotlight will be held August 11th. The Italian film to be featured will be announced shortly.  Organized by the NBFF in collaboration with the Italian Cultural Institute Los Angeles. ...

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Meet the Author Online: Leonardo Merlini
Meet the Author Online: Leonardo MerliniThursday, August 06, 2020 → Thursday, December 31, 2020

Writer, journalist and radio reporter Leonardo Merlini offers us his reflections during his 50th day of quarantine from Milan, discussing the uncertainty of the future and the feeling of memories of beloved places fading. Merlini is a Milanese journalist and literary critic. He is head editor for Askanews, often producing...

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Italy and the Holocaust:  Teicholz Holocaust Remembrance Film Series
Italy and the Holocaust: Teicholz Holocaust Remembrance Film SeriesThursday, August 06, 2020 → Thursday, August 20, 2020

  The Garden of the Finzi Continis - August 6  The Garden of the Finzi-Continis (1970) won the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language film. Directed by the legendary Vittorio De Sica and based on the classic 1962 novel by Giorgio Bassaniis, the film tells the story of the Finzi-Continis, a wealthy Jewish aris...

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Meet the Author Online: Mauro Covacich
Meet the Author Online: Mauro CovacichThursday, August 20, 2020 → Thursday, December 31, 2020

Writer Mauro Covacich encourages us to listen to the silence of this period of isolation and pause, to invite the silence in for a chat and to listen to what it has to say. Mauro Covacich is an Italian journalist and writer. After graduating with a degree in Philosophy at the University of Trieste he made his writing debut...

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RAFFAELLO 500: On the Footsteps of the Genius: Raphael and Paolo Veronese
RAFFAELLO 500: On the Footsteps of the Genius: Raphael and Paolo VeroneseThursday, August 20, 2020

On the Footsteps of the Genius: Raphael and Paolo Veronese Thursday, August 20 | 3:00pm EDT Zoom webinar with THOMAS DALLA COSTAHarry M. Weinrebe Curatorial FellowNational Gallery, London Registration Required CLICK HERE TO REGISTER On April 6, 1520, Raffaello Sanzio, one of the geniuses of the Renaissance, passed...

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