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Wed Dec 06 2023
conference > Cooking with Caterina

The Italian Cultural Institute of Washington invites you to a talk titled “Cooking with Caterina” where Italian Chef Rita Monastero and Dr. Leah Chang will present Caterina de’ Medici both in terms of her importance for Italian and French gastronomy as well as her importance as a political figure of that time. During the evening our speakers will define the parallels between […]

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Tue Dec 05 2023
festival > EU Holiday Food Tour

In the spirit of the holiday season, the Embassy of Italy and the Italian Cultural Institute of Washington are once again proud to join the European Union Delegation to the United States to share some holiday tastes and tunes! Join us for the annual EU Holiday Food Tour on December 5 from 5:30-9:30 PM to enjoy free samples, drinks, and a cozy holiday […]

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Tue Dec 05 2023Thu Dec 07 2023
cuisine > Masterclass with Italian Chef Rita Monastero

The Italian Cultural Institute of Washington, in collaboration with Cookology Culinary School, invites you to attend one of our three cooking encounters of the series “Masterclass with Italian Chef Rita Monastero”. Each masterclass is hosted at Cookology Culinary School, in Arlington, Virginia, and will offer participants the opportunity to cook three different Italian culinary delicacies. These recipes […]

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Mon Dec 04 2023
cinema > Callas Forever by Franco Zeffirelli

On the occasion of the centennial of the birth of Maria Callas (December 2), the Italian Cultural Institute of Washington and the Embassy of Greece are honored to invite you to the screening of “Callas Forever”, a biographical movie directed by Franco Zeffirelli, who co-wrote the screenplay with Martin Sherman. Maria Callas was a personal friend of Franco Zefferelli. […]

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Thu Nov 30 2023
cinema > The Genius of Gianni Versace Alive – a documentary

The Italian Cultural Institute of Washington presents the screening of the film-documentary “The Genius of Gianni Versace Alive” directed by Salvatore Zannino, to celebrate this extraordinary Italian fashion designer’s life and contributions to beauty in the film, music, and fashion industries. “Gianni Versace’s life was such a compelling story that I felt [it] needed to be told. […]

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Thu Nov 30 2023Tue Dec 19 2023
cinema > 2023 AFI European Union Film Showcase

November 30 – December 19, 2023 @ AFI Silver Now in its 36th year, the AFI European Union Film Showcase continues its tradition of bringing the best in European cinema to Washington, DC-area audiences. This year’s lineup features 51 films representing all 27 EU member states, including award winners, regional box-office hits, debut works by […]

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Tue Nov 28 2023
cinema > Dante – directed by Pupi Avati

The Embassy of Italy and the Italian Cultural Institute of Washington are honored to invite you to the screening of “Dante”, a movie directed by Pupi Avati. The movie tells the story of Dante Alighieri through the words of Giovanni Boccaccio who in 1350 embarks on a journey to find Antonia Alighieri, Dante’s daughter, to offer her a symbolic sum […]

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Concluso Thu Nov 16 2023
lecture > La vita dell’altro. Joyce e Svevo: un’amicizia geniale @ Georgetown University, ICC Auditorium

Image credits: Portrait of Italo Svevo, from the Joyce cycle: The music of words, polychrome marker graphics on cardboard, 2014 by author Monur88 Join the Department of Italian Studies, Global Irish Studies, and the Department of English of Georgetown University and the Italian Cultural Institute of Washington for the presentation and launch of the book La vita […]

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Concluso Fri Nov 10 2023Fri Nov 10 2023
cinema > Italo Calvino: The Writer in the Trees by Duccio Chiarini

Join us for a screening of the documentary “The Writer in the Trees,” followed by a Q&A session with director Duccio Chiarini. This event is presented by the Italian Cultural Institute of Washington on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the birth of Italo Calvino, one of the most significant Italian writers of the 20th […]

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Concluso Thu Nov 02 2023Sun Nov 05 2023
cinema > Nuovo Cinema Italiano Film Festival 2023 (Charleston, SC)

The 17th edition of the Nuovo Cinema Italiano Film Festival is set for Nov. 2-5 at the Queen Street Playhouse. Prepare for an unforgettable journey through the best of contemporary Italian cinema. This year’s poster pays homage to the great Italian actress Gina Lollobrigida, who died earlier this year. Nuovo Cinema Italiano Film Festival (NCIFF) presents […]

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