Cinema and Photography

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 […]

Cinema and Photography

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 […]

Study in the States

Schools where your children can study Italian in the Western United States (SF, LA, HOU)

WHERE TO STUDY ITALIAN – KIDS & STUDENTS North California South California Idaho Nevada New Mexico Oregon Texas Utah Washington State NORTH CALIFORNIA SOUTH CALIFORNIA SCHOOLS (K-8) SCHOOLS (K-8) Clarendon Elementary School, San Francisco La casa giocosa, Beverly Hills [P] La Scuola International School, San Francisco [P] SCUOLA PARITARIA ITALIANA Hilltop Middle School, Chula Vista […]

Grants & Scholarships K-12 student Others

Maria Manetti Shrem grants 2019 for AP Italian exam attending students

The Commission for Language and Culture of COMITES is happy to announce the opening of the call for Maria Manetti Shrem Grants 2019. Students who take the AP Italian Exam 2019 and score 3 or higher will be awarded with prizes from 50 to 100$. This initiative is possible thanks to the generosity of Ms. […]

Italian Language and Literature K-12 student

Free mock test on-line for AP Italian students by Comites San Francisco

Mock Test ONLINE for students preparing AP¹ Italian 2019! 2nd edition Funded by Commission for Language and Culture of COMITES SF Comites San Francisco invites all students preparing for the AP Italian Exam on May 15th, 2019 to join the free mock test ONLINE. Any student living within the Italian Consular District of San Francisco² […]

Art

Leonardo 500 at San Francisco

On the 70th Anniversary of its foundation, The Leonardo da Vinci Society San Francisco and The Italian Cultural Institute of San Francisco are proud to announce a series of events planned and launched under the auspices of the Consulate General of Italy,  in collaboration with Humanities West, ISSNAF, the Museo Italo Americano, the Commonwealth Club and Stanford University celebrating the Leonardo […]

Study in Italy Undergraduate & Graduate student

Willing to study in Florence or young entrepreneur? Scholarship and grant opportunities for Santa Clara County residents

​Scholarships toward studying abroad in Florence (application process is now open until 5 p.m. on April 19, 2019) The County of Santa Clara/Florence, Italy Sister County Commission established an annual scholarship award for Santa Clara County residents who have been accepted in a university-certified study abroad program in Florence, Italy and who are currently attending a university. For […]

Italian Language and Literature

“Facciamo 4 chiacchiere”: online Italian language workshop on Feb 23rd

“Facciamo 4 Chiacchiere” Italian Language Workshop Saturday, February 239:00 am to 11:00 am PST$48$5 off with PROMO05 Join Fondazione Italia online for our “Facciamo Quattro Chiacchiere” or “Let’s Dish” Italian language workshop! In the comfort of your pajamas, while sipping an espresso you will learn a variety of idiomatic verbs, vocabulary and expressions that will […]