Istituto Di Cultura - Londra

CINEMA MADE IN ITALY 2019 Tuesday 26th of February - Sunday 3rd of March at Ciné Lumière

Events

Michelangelo Antonioni: Confronting the Modern World with Style
Michelangelo Antonioni: Confronting the Modern World with StyleFriday, January 25, 2019 → Thursday, February 28, 2019

This January and February the British Film Institute will pay tribute to the revolutionary work and fascinating personality of Michelangelo Antonioni (1912-2007). You will be able to enjoy some of his greatest masterpieces, such as Zabriskie Point, La Notte, L'avventura, and The Passenger, as well as attend interes...

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Valerio Magrelli: a detective in verses
Valerio Magrelli: a detective in versesMonday, February 18, 2019

A new stage in the English-Italian dialogue on crime literature with poet Valerio Magrelli, poet and translator Jamie McKendrick and Karen Robinson, from The Times Crime Club. Valerio Magrelli's new collection of poems Il commissario Magrelli is introduced by a declaration in which he states that, since nowa...

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The via Panisperna boys (I ragazzi di via Panisperna) by Gianni Amelio
The via Panisperna boys (I ragazzi di via Panisperna) by Gianni AmelioWednesday, February 20, 2019

In Italian, no subtitles. Director: Gianni AmelioWriters: Vincenzo Cerami, Gianni AmelioCast: Andrea Prodan, Ennio Fantastichini, Michele Melega, Laura Morante1h 23’| Biography, Drama | 1988 The Via Panisperna boys were a group of young scientists led by Enrico Fermi. In Rome in 1934, they made the famous disco...

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Unique Forms of Continuity in Space
Unique Forms of Continuity in SpaceThursday, February 21, 2019

Talk by Rosalind McKever Umberto Boccioni's 1913 sculpture Unique Forms of Continuity in Space is one of the most iconic artworks of the twentieth century. The fame of this Futurist masterpiece within Italy, where it appears on the 20-cent coin, has spread worldwide thanks to bronze casts in museums from Tate Modern to...

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CANTA ARLECCHINO! - Festa di Carnevale per bambini con Susanna Paisio
CANTA ARLECCHINO! - Festa di Carnevale per bambini con Susanna PaisioSunday, February 24, 2019

Con e di Susanna Paisio, regia e consulenza al testo di Carola Benedetto. Recital e workshop CANTA ARLECCHINO! per bambini dai 4 ai 9 anni. Canzoni e filastrocche musicate e arrangiate per chitarra Arlecchino è stato cacciato dal padrone, che lo ha sorpreso nascosto in cantina a mangiare le sue salsicce. ...

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Salon Italia: The Desert of the Tartars (Il deserto dei Tartari) by Valerio Zurlini
Salon Italia: The Desert of the Tartars (Il deserto dei Tartari) by Valerio ZurliniMonday, February 25, 2019

Salon Italia In Italian with English Subtitles  Introduction and post screening discussion with Nick Walker     Director: Valerio ZurliniWriters: Dino Buzzati (novel The Tartar Steppe), André G. Brunelin (screenplay)Music: Ennio MorriconeCast: Jacques Perrin, Vittorio Gassman, Giuliano Gemm...

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La più bella del mondo – The most beautiful in the world #3
La più bella del mondo – The most beautiful in the world #3Tuesday, February 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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Circolo di lettura. Gli anni settanta nella letteratura di oggi. Trattato di economia affettiva, di Paolo Nelli
Circolo di lettura. Gli anni settanta nella letteratura di oggi. Trattato di economia affettiva, di Paolo Nelli Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Incontro del circolo di lettura, condotto da Paolo NelliGli ultimi incontri del circolo di lettura sono stati dedicati agli anni settanta nella letteratura di oggi.Gli anni settanta, per molte ragioni, hanno segnato la storia d'Italia e oggi, anche in ambito letterario, si assiste a un’attenzione sempre maggiore nei ...

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Cinema Made in Italy 2019
Cinema Made in Italy 2019Tuesday, February 26, 2019 → Sunday, March 03, 2019

The Italian Cultural Institute together with Luce Cinecittà and Ciné Lumière in London are glad to present the 9th edition of the festival celebrating the masterpieces of the Italian cinema. Get ready for some tragic, moving and inspiring films, which will introduce you to a new understanding of the Ital...

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The Golden Age of the Guitar. Filippo Gragnani
The Golden Age of the Guitar. Filippo GragnaniThursday, February 28, 2019

THE CYCLE From the dusk of the Ancien Régime the guitar becomes a formidable competitor of the violin and of the piano not only as accompaniment in songs, but also as lead part in chamber music and as soloist in concertos.Especially in Italy and Spain some generations of extraordinary virtuosos explore through their compos...

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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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Italian Short Stories on tour with Jhumpa Lahiri
Italian Short Stories on tour with Jhumpa LahiriMonday, March 04, 2019 → Friday, March 08, 2019

In occasion of the release of The Penguin Book of Italian Short Stories, Jhumpa Lahiri, who edited and translated some of the stories, will present the collection and discuss about Italian language and literature, the process of translation, as well as the experience of working across multiple languages and cultures. The...

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Pure Invention. Twelve variations on Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein
Pure Invention. Twelve variations on Mary Shelley’s FrankensteinTuesday, March 05, 2019

Presentation of the book by Lisa Ginzburg. The author will be in conversation with Jhumpa Lahiri and Marco Mancassola. Mary Shelley – the daughter of a feminist philosopher and of a political philosopher – starts to write as a game, in 1816, the novel of the new Prometheus: the story of Frankenstein and of the...

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Figlie del padre. Passione e autorità nella letteratura occidentale
Figlie del padre. Passione e autorità nella letteratura occidentaleThursday, March 07, 2019

Presentation of the book by Maria Serena Sapegno The author will be in conversation with Abigail Brundin The history of literature is full of authors that have investigated the relationship between fathers and daughters, often giving voice to the daughters’ point of view, as Sophocles did with Antigone, Sha...

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The Luisa Selis Fellowship - Gianmarco Mancosu: Sardinia Outside the Island.
The Luisa Selis Fellowship - Gianmarco Mancosu: Sardinia Outside the Island.Friday, March 08, 2019

The Italian Cultural Institute is delighted to host Gianmarco Mancosu, the second holder of the Luisa Selis Fellowship. Funded by the Fondazione di Sardegna in memory of anthropologist Luisa Selis, who specialised in the cultural memory of Sardinia, the fellowship enables researchers in this field (ethnography, anthropology...

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