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Cinema Italian Style – SF, November 22-24 2019

The 1st edition in San Francisco of Cinema Italian Style SF, a festival co-organized by Luce Cinecittà—Italy’s premier film organization—and the Italian Cultural Institute of San Francisco, will be held at the Vogue Theatre in San Francisco on November 22-24, 2019. Cinema Italian Style, with support from the Italian Consulate General in San Francisco, will feature the best of contemporary […]

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Lights, camera, talk! Stories of Italian Immigration in the Bay Area

Held at the Italian Cultural Institute in San Francisco, the screening of the newly released documentary Italians By The Bay and the presentation of the recently published photo book La Valle del Silicio.  Both projects  feature interviews with Italian professionals living in the Bay Area and Silicon Valley, and present an original snapshot of what […]

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Shot in Matera: a film retrospective & photo exhibit

Ottomila anni di storia rendono Matera una delle città più antiche d’Europa, città che è stata proclamata capitale europea della cultura per l’anno 2019. Per l’occasione, l’Istituto Italiano di Cultura di San Francisco ospita la mostra fotografica dell’architetto e fotografo Nico Colucci “Matera: Paesaggi probabili”, insieme ad una serie di film girati in questo luogo […]

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Summerfilm: Cinema arts workshops for ages 11-18 at San Raphael

SUMMERFILM REGISTRATION NOW OPEN! Please check back here for details. Questions?  –  More info?   BEHIND THE SCENES JULY 22-26   |   10:00AM-4:00PM   |   AGES 14-18   |   $500 GET AN INSIDE LOOK AT THE FILM INDUSTRY FROM THE PROS We hear a lot about directors, actors and producers, but […]

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Discover Ugo Tognazzi

Join us this Saturday at the Castro! For our 9th program at the Castro Theatre, we are proud to present Italian icon Ugo Tognazzi. As an actor, director and screenwriter, Tognazzi performed in over 150 films in the Golden Age of Italian Cinema. Together with Vittorio Gassman, Marcello Mastroianni, Alberto Sordi and NinoManfredi, Ugo Tognazzi invented and popularized the commedia all’italiana, a genre mixingcomedy and melancholy that swept the […]

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Cinema workshop on Italian Director Giuseppe Tornatore at LA is this Saturday, April 6th

Cinema Workshop: Italian DirectorsGiuseppe TornatoreBurbank – Saturday, April 62:30 pm to 4:00 pm$45Additional $5 off with Promo code PROMO05 During this cinema workshop, participants will watch clips from the best movies directed by famous Italian director Giuseppe Tornatore. The presenter will guide you through a discussion before and after each clip highlighting specific aspects of […]

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XVIII Premio Internazionale Flaiano di Italianistica

Nell’ambito della 46°edizione dei Premi Internazionali Flaiano, sezione letteraria, è bandito per il 2019 il 18° Premio Internazionale di italianistica “La cultura italiana nel mondo”. Si allega il bando con tutte le informazioni per partecipare.

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New Italian Cinema – San Francisco Italian Film Festival 2018

NOVEMBER 30 – DECEMBER 2, 2018 | VOGUE THEATRE SAN FRANCISCO ITALIAN FILM FESTIVAL The Italian Cultural Institute of San Francisco (Istituto Italiano di Cultura) and New Italian Cinema Events (N.I.C.E.) of Florence, with the support of the Italian Consulate General in San Francisco, Italy present New Italian Cinema, November 30 – December 2, 2018. […]