Istituto Di Cultura - Londra

Salon Italia: Mamma Roma by Pier Paolo Pasolini A subversive mix of the sacred and the profane that pushed neorealism in bold new directions.

Events

The Films of Jean-Marie Straub and Danièle Huillet
The Films of Jean-Marie Straub and Danièle HuilletFriday, March 01, 2019 → Saturday, June 01, 2019

The first complete retrospective of Jean-Marie Straub and Danièle Huillet in the UK1 March — 1 June 2019 Running from 1 March until 1 June 2019 across several prominent London venues, the retrospective will include Straub and Huillet’s long and short films directed between 1962 and 2006. The retrospec...

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La Brexit spiegata ai bambini
La Brexit spiegata ai bambiniSunday, March 24, 2019

Con lo scrittore Pierdomenico Baccalario. Evento per bambini dai 7 anni in su Un autore italiano per ragazzi che da anni vive felicemente in Inghilterra, che in Inghilterra ha la sua famiglia, una moglie che insegna all’Università di Reading e due bambine, racconta in modo divertente e con parole semplici cosa ...

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Salon Italia: Mamma Roma by Pier Paolo Pasolini
Salon Italia: Mamma Roma by Pier Paolo PasoliniMonday, March 25, 2019

Salon Italia In Italian with English Subtitles   Introduction and post screening discussion with Nick Walker   Director: Pier Paolo PasoliniCast: Anna Magnani, Ettore Garofolo, Franco CittiDrama | 1h 46mins | b&w | 1962 Anna Magnani is Mamma Roma, a middle-aged prostitute who attemp...

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La più bella del mondo – The most beautiful in the world #4
La più bella del mondo – The most beautiful in the world #4Tuesday, March 26, 2019

12 talks on the Italian language “The most beautiful in the world” is supposed to be a supermodel and yet in Italy the expression is more often than not used to define Italian language. Is Italian truly the most beautiful language in the world? It is commonplace, due to either italophilia or nationalism, b...

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Maternal Instincts: Cilea’s Rosa Mamai, Verdi’s Amelia and the mother in opera
Maternal Instincts: Cilea’s Rosa Mamai, Verdi’s Amelia and the mother in operaTuesday, March 26, 2019

Join us and a brilliant panel for a discussion about the depiction of mothers on stage.From "Un ballo in maschera" and "L’arlesiana" to Strauss and Sondheim, Dr Susan Rutherford of the University of Manchester, Professor Martin Butler of the University of Sussex, David Benedict, Anna Picard and BBC Radio 3&rs...

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Presentation of the Alta Scuola Italiana di Gastronomia Luigi Veronelli - Wine Tasting
Presentation of the "Alta Scuola Italiana di Gastronomia Luigi Veronelli" - Wine TastingWednesday, March 27, 2019

The Seminario Permanente Luigi Veronelli and the Fondazione Giorgio Cini, the two leading organisations for food awareness and culture in Italy, have joined forces to create the Alta Scuola Italiana di Gastronomia Luigi Veronelli ("Luigi Veronelli" Italian Advanced School of Gastronomy). Headquartered on the Island of...

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Tutti non ci sono
Tutti non ci sonoThursday, March 28, 2019

Performance by the Pathological Theatre troupe (around 60’); written, directed and performed by Dario D’Ambrosi. With the participation of Cristiano Demurtas. The event will be mostly in Italian, but the nature of the performance makes it enjoyable to non-Italian speakers too. The performance starts with t...

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Film-documentary Alla ricerca di Europa (Looking for Europe)
Film-documentary "Alla ricerca di Europa" ("Looking for Europe")Friday, March 29, 2019

A film-documentary introduced by director Alessandro Scillitani (Italy, 2019, 63’). The film will be partly in Italian and partly in English with subs. The year 2019 is crucial for the destiny of Europe, with the Parliament elections in May and Brexit getting closer. Exactly when the foundations of the cohesion of...

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Circolo di lettura - Incontri primaverili:  “L’arte del racconto”
Circolo di lettura - Incontri primaverili: “L’arte del racconto”Tuesday, April 02, 2019

In questo nuovo ciclo di tre serate - condotto dallo scrittore Paolo Nelli - discuteremo di racconti, un genere che, a detta degli editori, soffre di un calo di interesse da parte del grande pubblico. Lo faremo affrontando le opere di tre autori distanti tra loro nel tempo e anche stile. In comune hanno il fatto di aver...

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Risorgimento strumentale: Festival Virtuoso & Belcanto - Casella & Pizzetti
Risorgimento strumentale: Festival Virtuoso & Belcanto - Casella & PizzettiWednesday, April 03, 2019

THE CYCLE Started in 2018, “Risorgimento strumentale” (Instrumental Renaissance) explores the valiant composers who succeeded in reinvigorating Italian instrumental music in the late nineteenth century and in the first half of the twentieth by rediscovering the diverse and luxuriant heritage of Italian and ...

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What Hell Is Not
What Hell Is NotThursday, April 04, 2019 → Friday, April 05, 2019

Alessandro d’Avenia will talk about his novel What Hell Is Not at the British Library and the Oxford Literary Festival. Translated Fiction ShowcaseThursday, 4 April6:30pmBritish Library What Hell Is NotFriday, 5 April 20192:00pmSt Cross College, Oxford More information and bookings on the websites of the British Lib...

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Risorgimento strumentale: Wolf-Ferrari & Tchaykovsky
Risorgimento strumentale: Wolf-Ferrari & TchaykovskyThursday, April 11, 2019

THE CYCLE Started in 2018, “Risorgimento strumentale” (Instrumental Renaissance) explores the valiant composers who succeeded in reinvigorating Italian instrumental music in the late nineteenth century and in the first half of the twentieth by rediscovering the diverse and luxuriant heritage of Italian and ...

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Un-plucked - lute music from the Baroque to last month!
"Un-plucked" - lute music from the Baroque to last month!Saturday, April 13, 2019

Cambridge Early Music presents "Un-plucked" - lute music from the Baroque to last month! At Clough Hall, Newnham College by kind permission of the Principal and Fellows. Star Sicilian lutenist Daniele Caminiti and duo partner Mirko Arnone will delight you with an exciting and intimate evening of music by Vivaldi, Sc...

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8 ½ by Federico Fellini
8 ½ by Federico FelliniTuesday, April 30, 2019

  Salon Italia In Italian with English Subtitles Introduction and post screening discussion with Nick Walker Director: Federico FelliniWriters: Federico Fellini, Ennio FlaianoCast: Marcello Mastroianni, Anouk Aimée, Claudia Cardinale, Sandra Milo, Rossella FalkMusic: Nino RotaDrama | 2h18’ ...

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Germano Facetti: A Nazi labour camp survivor who revolutionised British book design
Germano Facetti: A Nazi labour camp survivor who revolutionised British book designTuesday, September 10, 2019

On the occasion of the Insiders Outsiders Festival With Phil Baines, Rick Poynor and Chiara Barbieri Presented by Chiara Barbieri, the event will open with a screening of the documentary “The Yellow Box: Short History of Hate” (27’) directed by Anthony West. In this, Facetti recalls his experienc...

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