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Reading Dante at the IIC
Reading Dante at the IICTuesday, January 16, 2018 → Tuesday, April 24, 2018

The Italian Institute of Culture is delighted to announce the 2018 Spring season of the series “Reading Dante at the IIC”. Several times throughout the Commedia Dante addresses the lettore with the belief that he will be read by the futura gente – ourselves, and this we shall continue to do with Prof. Corin...

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Comics, what a passion! - Exhibition about the Masters of the Italian comic strip from the 1950s to today
Comics, what a passion! - Exhibition about the Masters of the Italian comic strip from the 1950s to todayThursday, February 01, 2018 → Friday, April 27, 2018

After more than one century from their birth, comic books are still one of the most popular narrative languages in the world. They unite drawing and literature, image and communication. In Italy, comic books and newspapers have enchanted different generations, with diverse education and social background. The exhibition...

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Audi Dublin International Film Festival
Audi Dublin International Film FestivalThursday, February 22, 2018 → Sunday, March 04, 2018

Established in 2003, this festival is the largest film festival in Ireland. It has built a formidable reputation for delivering the very best in international film and film talent to enthusiastic Dublin audiences each year. The Italian films that will be shown this year are: Hannah, The Ciambra, A Sicilian Ghost Story....

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Monday at the Cinema: Patria
Monday at the Cinema: PatriaMonday, February 26, 2018

Monday at the Cinema is a series of screenings dedicated to Italian contemporary cinema promoted in collaboration with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation. Patria - Director: Felice Farina. Another factory in Turin is being shut down and workers are being fired. Salvatore, a worker, climbs up...

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Thursday at the Opera - Lecture III
Thursday at the Opera - Lecture IIIThursday, March 01, 2018

Our series Thursday at the Opera is back at the Institute from February 15th until March 29th. The series will be presented by Deirdre O'Grady, Emeritus Professor of Italian and Comparative Studies of University College Dublin. The illustrated lectures she presents will consider Puccini’s works and their sources, influen...

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Giffoni Experience - Edhel
Giffoni Experience - EdhelFriday, March 02, 2018

Edhel - Director: Marco Renda. Edhel is a young girl born with an ear malformation that makes her ears look pointy. She faces her discomfort avoiding relationships with people. School and her classmates are a nightmare. The only place where she feels happy are the stables where her horse Caronte awaits her every afternoon,...

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Cinema dei Piccoli: La freccia azzurra
Cinema dei Piccoli: La freccia azzurraFriday, March 09, 2018

Il Cinema dei Piccoli is a series of screenings of contemporary Italian animation. A treat for the little ones, whether they want to polish up their Italian or just lose themselves in a great story on the big screen. From the magic of Pinocchio to children's rights to the playful world of Gianni Rodari, children will get...

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Monday at the Cinema: Malavoglia
Monday at the Cinema: MalavogliaMonday, March 12, 2018

Monday at the Cinema is a series of screenings dedicated to Italian contemporary cinema promoted in collaboration with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation. Malavoglia - Director: Pasquale Scimeca. This film, based on a 19th century novel by Giovanni Verga, tells the torrid history of three generations...

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Thursday at the Opera - Lecture IV
Thursday at the Opera - Lecture IVThursday, March 15, 2018

Our series Thursday at the Opera is back at the Institute from February 15th until March 29th. The series will be presented by Deirdre O'Grady, Emeritus Professor of Italian and Comparative Studies of University College Dublin. The illustrated lectures she presents will consider Puccini’s works and their sources, influen...

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Thursday at the Opera: Lecture V
Thursday at the Opera: Lecture VThursday, March 22, 2018

Our series Thursday at the Opera is back at the Institute from February 15th until March 29th. The series will be presented by Deirdre O'Grady, Emeritus Professor of Italian and Comparative Studies of University College Dublin. The illustrated lectures she presents will consider Puccini’s works and their sources, influen...

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Monday at the Cinema: Un giorno speciale
Monday at the Cinema: Un giorno specialeMonday, March 26, 2018

Monday at the Cinema is a series of screenings dedicated to Italian contemporary cinema promoted in collaboration with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation. Un giorno speciale -Director: Francesca Comenicini. Gina and Marco are both very young and determined to be “someone.” They...

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Thursday at the Opera - Lecture VI
Thursday at the Opera - Lecture VIThursday, March 29, 2018

Our series Thursday at the Opera is back at the Institute from February 15th until March 29th. The series will be presented by Deirdre O'Grady, Emeritus Professor of Italian and Comparative Studies of University College Dublin. The illustrated lectures she presents will consider Puccini’s works and their sources, influen...

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Monday at the Cinema: 9x10 novanta
Monday at the Cinema: 9x10 novantaMonday, April 09, 2018

Monday at the Cinema is a series of screenings dedicated to Italian contemporary cinema promoted in collaboration with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation. 9x10 novanta - Director: 9 young filmmakers. For the 90th anniversary of the Istituto Luce, nine up-and-coming directors were given access...

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Staged Narratives/Narrative Stages - With E. M. Ferrara and C. Ó Cuilleanáin
Staged Narratives/Narrative Stages - With E. M. Ferrara and C. Ó CuilleanáinThursday, April 12, 2018

Enrica Maria Ferrara and Cormac Ó Cuilleanáin present a collection of essays on Italian Prose, Narrative and Theatre. We know that plays can tell gripping stories, while fiction often turns on vivid dramatic scenes. How does this work? What is gained, what is lost as we switch between page and stage? In this...

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Cinema dei Piccoli: Iqbal - Bambini senza paura
Cinema dei Piccoli: Iqbal - Bambini senza pauraFriday, April 13, 2018

Il Cinema dei Piccoli is a series of screenings of contemporary Italian animation. A treat for the little ones, whether they want to polish up their Italian or just lose themselves in a great story on the big screen. From the magic of Pinocchio to children's rights to the playful world of Gianni Rodari, children will get...

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