Istituto Di Cultura - Londra

Italy at Raindance Film Festival Six Italian screenings from 18 to 29 September

Events

Urban Regeneration: New City, New Habitat, New Technology
Urban Regeneration: New City, New Habitat, New Technology Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Within the London Design Festival (14 to 22 September) the rendez-vous of INTERNI Magazine organized in cooperation with the Italian Cultural Institute in London is back. The theme of the talk is the fate of contemporary cities. Two international leading players in the world of architecture working on the theme of environmental...

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ITALIAN COURSES OPEN EVENING - Enrolment and Assessment Tests
ITALIAN COURSES OPEN EVENING - Enrolment and Assessment TestsTuesday, September 17, 2019

If you have studied or have learned Italian before, we can offer a free assessment test in order to assess your level. Possibility of meeting with some of the teachers to be introduced to the syllabus and the method of teaching and assessing your level. Possibility to enrol in our classes with £10 discount Kn...

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ITALIAN COURSES OPEN EVENING - Free Tester Class for Complete Beginners
ITALIAN COURSES OPEN EVENING - Free Tester Class for Complete BeginnersTuesday, September 17, 2019

If you never studied Italian before we are giving a free tester of Italian language lessons for complete beginners. Free tester of Italian language lessons for complete beginner Possibility to enrol in our classes with £10 discount Visiting the library [BOOK NOW]

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Italy at Raindance Film Festival
Italy at Raindance Film FestivalWednesday, September 18, 2019 → Sunday, September 29, 2019

Raindance Film Festival is the largest independent film festival in the UK and it has been recognised by Variety as “one of the world’s top 50 unmissable film festivals”. Raindance showcases the boldest, freshest content from British and international filmmakers. Industry and the public attend cutting-...

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Open House London 2019
Open House London 2019Saturday, September 21, 2019

Open House Weekend is the world’s largest architecture festival giving free public access to more than 800 buildings. The Italian Cultural Institute is welcoming visitors to our grade I listed, Georgian, stucco fronted Belgravia town house. Belgrave Square was laid out from 1825 onwards by master builder Thomas Cu...

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Summer Film Nights: The 27 Club (Il Club dei 27) by Mateo Zoni
Summer Film Nights: The 27 Club (Il Club dei 27) by Mateo Zoni Wednesday, September 25, 2019

This is the seventh film in our series 'Summer Film Nights', dedicated to contemporary Italian cinema and young talented directors. 07/08 The Complexity of Happiness14/08 There is a Light21/08 The Ploy28/08 In Top Form? No, Thank You!04/09 The Start up11/09 Il colore della fatica (documentary)25/09 Il Club dei 27   ...

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Salon Italia. Story of a Love Affair (Cronaca di un amore) by Michelangelo Antonioni
Salon Italia. Story of a Love Affair (Cronaca di un amore) by Michelangelo AntonioniMonday, September 30, 2019

Film screening (98’) introduced by Nick Walker and followed by a discussion In Italian with English subtitles Director: Michelangelo AntonioniCast: Lucia Bose’, Massimo Girotti, Ferdinando SarmiDrama / 98 mins / b&w / 1950 Paola is a young, beautiful woman married to a wealthy entrepreneur. She meets her ...

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Massimo Minini: the Story of a Gallerist. Screening and discussion
Massimo Minini: the Story of a Gallerist. Screening and discussionThursday, October 03, 2019

Massimo Minini always preferred art galleries over university classes. For this reason, he decided early on that he would not become a lawyer and concentrated instead on art, which would became his job and the centre of his life. He started in the 1970s with an interest in Conceptual Art, Minimal Art and Arte Povera (Boetti,...

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Freud, Leonardo and the Anatomy of the Mind
Freud, Leonardo and the Anatomy of the MindSunday, October 06, 2019

Leonardo da Vinci, "a man who awoke too early in the darkness, while everyone else was asleep".Sigmund Freud  This event takes place at the Freud Museum in London. For more information and bookings, please visit the Freud Museum's website On the occasion of the 500th anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci’s death...

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SelfMadeHero. With Alessandro Tota and Paolo Bacilieri
SelfMadeHero. With Alessandro Tota and Paolo BacilieriSaturday, October 12, 2019

Book presentation with Alessandro Tota and Paolo Bacilieri This event takes place at the Lakes International Comic Art Festival, Kendal For more information and bookings please click here To mark the beginning of a new partnership between LICAF and the Italian Cultural Institute, the LICAF organised a double b...

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The Uncommon Translator: Natalia Ginzburg and Ivy Compton-Burnett
The Uncommon Translator: Natalia Ginzburg and Ivy Compton-BurnettThursday, October 17, 2019

Lecture by Domenico Scarpa  “I would have liked to meet Ivy Compton-Burnett, an old unmarried lady who lived, I was told, in my neighbourhood. However, I was also told it was not interesting to meet with her, because all she talked about was the weather or refrigerators. But I loved her books and would have lik...

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Archaeology Talks 2.0: Who Are Archaeology Museums For?
Archaeology Talks 2.0: Who Are Archaeology Museums For?Monday, October 21, 2019

First dialogue: with Christian Greco and Neal Spencer Moderated by Alice Stevenson  This talk will be held in English  European museums of archaeology interact with a wide range of communities. Their educational mission is particularly important today, as the cultural diversity of these communities...

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Un romanzo per gli occhi. Manzoni, Caravaggio e la fabbrica del realismo
Un romanzo per gli occhi. Manzoni, Caravaggio e la fabbrica del realismo Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Presentation of the book by Daniela Brogi The author will be in conversation with Ann Caesar  Fermo (Merisi) and Lucia (Aratori) were the parents’ names of Michelangelo Merisi, known as Caravaggio. Fermo e Lucia is also the title of the first draft of Alessandro Manzoni’s novel, which will lat...

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Denis Mack Smith Conference and annual ASMI lecture
Denis Mack Smith Conference and annual ASMI lecture Friday, October 25, 2019

The Association for the Study of Modern Italy (ASMI) was founded in 1982 by Christopher Seton-Watson, to bring together individuals and organisations from the UK and abroad with teaching, research, professional or general interests in modern Italy from all disciplinary angles. This conference is in honour of Denis ...

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The Power and The Virtue: Guido Reni's Death Of Lucretia
The Power and The Virtue: Guido Reni's Death Of LucretiaSaturday, October 26, 2019 → Monday, January 20, 2020

Exhibition at The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle, County Durham 26 October 2019 – 20 January 2020 For more information, please visit The Bowes Museum's website  This is the first exhibition in the UK and outside London dedicated to the Italian Baroque master Guido Reni, celebrating the artist a...

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