Istituto Di Cultura - Washington

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Events Calendar

Tutto quello che vuoi (Friends by Chance)
Tutto quello che vuoi (Friends by Chance)Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Alessandro (Andrea Carpenzano) is a tempestuous young slacker. He has lost his mother when he was two, and has become the torment of his father – a peddler in Porta Portese, the local flea-market – who can’t imagine a future for that idle and furious son, and is unable to find the key to his heart. Giorg...

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Luca Buratto - Solo Recital
Luca Buratto - Solo RecitalThursday, September 13, 2018

Since winning the 2015 Honens International Piano Competition, Italian pianist Luca Buratto has received several warm praises. His debut recitals at Wigmore and Carnegie Hall heralded the pianist as “no ordinary virtuoso” (The Telegraph). Described by International Piano Magazine as “masterly,&rdq...

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Libiamo! La Traviata with the Washington National Opera
Libiamo! La Traviata with the Washington National OperaMonday, September 24, 2018

The Italian Cultural Institute and the Washington National Opera are pleased to present a special preview of Giuseppe Verdi’s La Traviata debuting on October 6th at the Kennedy Center. Artists and experts will take you inside the composer's mind and into the history and social context of the opera...

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Ieri, oggi, domani (Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow)
Ieri, oggi, domani (Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow)Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Winner of the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar at the 1964 Academy Awards, Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow is a sparklingly original comedy that casts Marcello Mastroianni and Sophia Loren in three different stories set throughout Italy. In Naples, they are poor but resourceful, selling black ...

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ITALIAN COLOR - Duo Emy Bernecoli, violin + Elia Andrea Corazza, piano
ITALIAN COLOR - Duo Emy Bernecoli, violin + Elia Andrea Corazza, pianoTuesday, October 02, 2018

Italian Color is a musical journey across time, presenting rare and refined compositions that defined the history of Italian classical music for piano and violin, from the Baroque to present day. The program performed by Emy Bernecoli (violin) and Elia Andrea Corazza (piano) will include the&nb...

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DOGMAN
DOGMANWednesday, October 10, 2018

Dubbed an “urban Western,” Dogman by Matteo Garrone takes place in an Italian suburb somewhere between metropolis and wild nature. Marcello (Marcello Fonte), a small and gentle dog groomer, finds himself involved in a dangerous relationship of subjugation with Simone (Edoardo Pesce), a former viol...

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New directions: Italian Contemporary Art in the United States
New directions: Italian Contemporary Art in the United StatesThursday, October 11, 2018

Italy is synonymous with history. We visit Rome and Naples and see remnants of an ancient civilization. But Italy has a modern side too, that comprises of some exceptional contemporary artists that art lovers should have on their radar. On the occasion of the International Day of Italian Contemporary Art, promote...

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18th Italian Language Week: Ferrante Fever, a documentary by Giacomo Durzi
18th Italian Language Week: Ferrante Fever, a documentary by Giacomo DurziMonday, October 15, 2018

18TH ITALIAN LANGUAGE WEEK IN THE WORLD Under the High Patronage of the President of the Italian Republic Filmed between Italy and the United States, Ferrante Fever is born from the same passion that devours the readers of Elena Ferrante. But the film doesn’t necessarily go in search of the identity of the “...

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