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Settimana del Cinema Italiano
Settimana del Cinema ItalianoMonday, May 21, 2018 → Monday, May 28, 2018

The first Settimana del cinema italiano launches in Dublin this year. This celebrates the richness of Italian cinema today: its beauty, its humour, its depth, its acute observations of relationships and of Italian life past and present. During the week (21-28 May), there will be free screenings and a series of events and...

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Settimana del Cinema Italiano - L'intervallo
Settimana del Cinema Italiano - L'intervalloMonday, May 28, 2018

Salvatore, a seventeen-year-old orphan, lives in a grey suburb in Naples. Because of an offense to a Camorra chief's neighbourhood, the fifteen-year-old Veronica becomes hostage inside an abandoned building on the far outskirts of Naples, pending punishment. Salvatore has to watch over her. During the waiting, Veronica...

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Reading Dante at the IIC
Reading Dante at the IICTuesday, May 29, 2018 → Monday, June 25, 2018

Several times throughout the Commedia Dante addresses the lettore with the belief that he will be read by the futura gente – ourselves, and this we shall do with Corinna Salvadori Lonergan and Daragh O’Connell. We shall continue with the second half and the conclusion of Purgatorio. The 10 readings of Parad...

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Scienza o fantascienza? Filming the infinitely small - with Massimo Altarelli
Scienza o fantascienza? Filming the infinitely small - with Massimo AltarelliWednesday, May 30, 2018

What do atoms actually look like? Is there a way to see them? What sort of light, microscopes, and physical conditions do we need to explore the smallest conceivable structures of matter? And is there a way to observe, as in a “molecular movie”, chemical reactions, and biochemical processes and transformati...

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 “Genoa-Mediterranean and back: a comics journey through Crêuza de mä” - Exhibition on Fabrizio De André
“Genoa-Mediterranean and back: a comics journey through Crêuza de mä” - Exhibition on Fabrizio De AndréMonday, June 11, 2018 → Friday, June 22, 2018

The exhibition “Genoa-Mediterranean and back: a comics journey through Crêuza de mä”, is the outcome of an educational project promoted in 2004 by Coop Liguria and designed by film-maker Matteo Valenti, who, together with six art institutes and one artist, has turned the album’s songs into an...

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An Italian Bloomsday at the National Library of Ireland
An Italian Bloomsday at the National Library of Ireland Friday, June 15, 2018

The “untranslatable” Finnegans Wake finds plenty of Italian voices: from translators to actors, from passionate readers to singers and performers. Translators Fabio Pedone and Enrico Terrinoni will talk with journalist Edoardo Camurri about the joys and sorrows of translating Finnegans Wake into Italian &ndash...

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An Italian Bloomsday at the National Library of Ireland - part II
An Italian Bloomsday at the National Library of Ireland - part IISaturday, June 16, 2018

In the second part of the Bloomsday event dedicated to the presence of James Joyce in Italian culture and hosted by the National Library of Ireland, writer Barry McCrea and singer Simon Morgan will present a selection of Joycean songs in English, Irish, and Italian, with some short explanations on the meaning of these songs...

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International Music Day - “Bambini, matti e solitari. Chasing Faber in Dublin”
International Music Day - “Bambini, matti e solitari. Chasing Faber in Dublin”Thursday, June 21, 2018

Make Music is a free celebration of music around the world on June 21st. Launched in 1982 in France as the Fête de la Musique, it is now held on the same day in more than 800 cities in 120 countries. On this occasion, the IIC will host the musicians selected as part of the contest “Bambini, matti e solitari...

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Irish Italian Artistic Splendour - Exhibition by Carmel Mooney
Irish Italian Artistic Splendour - Exhibition by Carmel MooneyThursday, June 28, 2018 → Friday, July 13, 2018

This exhibition of oil paintings, lithographs and glass sculptures shows how internationally acclaimed Irish artist, Carmel Mooney, in a unique way, creates an artistic vision bringing her early roots in rural Ireland to her long-standing experience and love of Italy in Tuscany, Sicily and Venice. Works include from Celtic...

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Italian Fusion Festival
Italian Fusion FestivalSunday, July 08, 2018

The ENIT Italian Fusion Festival is an event that will take place on the 8th of July in Dublin from 3 o’clock ’til 11pm at The Grand Social, Liffey Street, Dublin 1 (beside the Ha’penny Bridge). The festival is organized by Radio Dublino, the only Italian language Irish Radio programme, running since 2013. ...

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Scienza o fantascienza? Bad dreams in short story form: Primo Levi and Science Fiction - with Francesco Cassata
Scienza o fantascienza? "Bad dreams in short story form": Primo Levi and Science Fiction - with Francesco CassataFriday, July 13, 2018

Storie naturali, the first collection of Primo Levi’s science fiction stories, was published in September 1966, under the pen name Damiano Malabaila, wrapped in a paper band by the Einaudi publishing house proposing an attractive and engaging question: «Science Fiction?». Much has been written about the ...

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Scienza o fantascienza? From the Earth to the Moons- with Piergiorgio Odifreddi
Scienza o fantascienza? "From the Earth to the Moons"- with Piergiorgio OdifreddiThursday, July 26, 2018

The book is the diary of a cosmic journey to the moon and beyond, among the planets and satellites of our Solar System. Piergiorgio Odifreddi drives the spaceship in the company of Plutarch, the great ancient historian and philosopher; Kepler, one of the founders of modern astronomy, and Huygens, the main scientist of the...

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