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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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Book Launch: Italian Women’s Autobiographical Writing in the XX Century - By Ursula Fanning (UCD)
Book Launch: Italian Women’s Autobiographical Writing in the XX Century - By Ursula Fanning (UCD)Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Dr Ursula Fanning is Associate Professor in Italian Studies at the School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics in University College Dublin. She is a member of the Boards of Doctoral Studies for Italian and for Comparative Romance Literatures at the Istituto Orientale, Naples, as well as of the editorial board of the...

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International Holocaust Remembrance Day
International Holocaust Remembrance DayThursday, January 25, 2018

For Holocaust Memorial Day 2018, the IIC, in collaboration with the Herzog Centre and the Centre for Literary Translation (Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin), will organise a reading of Primo Levi’s ‘Canto of Ulysses’ (Il Canto di Ulisse) from If This Is a Man and of the first chapter o...

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Monday at the Cinema: Terramatta
Monday at the Cinema: TerramattaMonday, January 29, 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. TerramattaDirector: Costanza QuatriglioWith: Roberto NobileRunning Time: 74'Genre: DocumentaryYear: 2012 This documentary tells the story...

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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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Performative Arts Today
Performative Arts TodayFriday, February 02, 2018

A cross-meeting with poets, translators, art critics, land art creators, film makers, composers, musicians and singers. Special guests: Antonio Presti, president, arts promoter and creator of Fiumara d’arte Foundation; Giuseppe Sterparelli, film-maker and arts scholar; Eiléan Nì Chuillenáin, Ir...

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Carmen Consoli in concert - Eco di Sirene European Tour 2018
Carmen Consoli in concert - Eco di Sirene European Tour 2018Monday, February 05, 2018

The popular Italian singer-songwriter will bring on stage the same “Eco di sirene” show she successfully performed in Italy in 2017. The artistic set up of this concert is really powerful: just three musicians on stage - a violist, a cello player and Carmen with her acoustic guitar. Carmen’s music is as ...

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Book Launch: Conduct Literature for and about Women in Italy 1470-1900: Prescribing and Describing Life
Book Launch: "Conduct Literature for and about Women in Italy 1470-1900: Prescribing and Describing Life"Thursday, February 08, 2018

The volume Conduct Literature for and about Women in Italy 1470-1900: Prescribing and Describing Life (Paris, Classiques Garnier, 2016) offers a fascinating insight into the changing role of women across the centuries. The book aims to trace some of the main features of conduct texts in the Italian tradition, from the last...

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Monday at the Cinema: La città ideale
Monday at the Cinema: La città idealeMonday, February 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. La città ideale / The Ideal CityDirector: Luigi Lo CascioWith: Luigi Lo Cascio, Luigi Maria Burruano, Massimo FoschiRunning Time: 105'...

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THURSDAY AT THE OPERA - Lecture I
THURSDAY AT THE OPERA - Lecture IThursday, February 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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Monday at the Cinema: Le cose belle
Monday at the Cinema: Le cose belleMonday, February 19, 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. Le cose belleDirected by: Agostino Ferrente and Giovanni PipernoWith: Enzo Della Volpe, Fabio Rippa, Adele Serra, Silvana SorbettiRunning...

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Thursday at the Opera: Lecture II
Thursday at the Opera: Lecture IIThursday, February 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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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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Cinema dei Piccoli: Pinocchio
Cinema dei Piccoli: PinocchioFriday, February 23, 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: 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. PatriaDirector: Felice FarinaWith: Francesco Pannofino, Roberto Citran, Carlo Giuseppe GabardiniRunning Time: 87'Genre: DramaYear: 2014 Another...

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