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Settimana del Cinema Italiano // 2nd Week of Italian Cinema
Settimana del Cinema Italiano // 2nd Week of Italian Cinema Monday, May 20, 2019 → Friday, May 31, 2019

The second Week of Italian Cinema launches in Dublin to celebrate the Italian film industry, the everlasting beauty of traditional Italian cinema and the depth and quality of the country’s contemporary film production. Throughout the week, free screenings of contemporary Italian films with English subtitles will ...

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International Literature Festival Dublin // Challenging Books: Roberto Calasso & John Banville
International Literature Festival Dublin // Challenging Books: Roberto Calasso & John BanvilleWednesday, May 22, 2019

An ILF Dublin exclusive, as two leading lights of contemporary fiction come together to discuss the challenges of literature, writing, and a world that feels more elusive than ever: Robert Calasso, the Italian writer and publisher described in The Paris Review as ‘a literary institution of one’, and Ireland...

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Talking Translation: Ann Goldstein in conversation with Sinéad Mac Aodha
Talking Translation: Ann Goldstein in conversation with Sinéad Mac AodhaThursday, May 23, 2019

Ann Goldstein is one of the most celebrated literary translators of our day, with translations ranging from Primo Levi to Elena Ferrante’s Neapolitan Novels. In conversation with Sinéad Mac Aodha, director of Literature Ireland, she explores her role as a translator of Italian language and culture. Event in Engl...

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Settimana del Cinema Italiano // Italy in a Day
Settimana del Cinema Italiano // Italy in a Day Monday, May 27, 2019

Screening of Italy in a Day - Un giorno da italianiDirected by Gabriele Salvatores, 2014Monday 27th May - 2.30pmTrinity Long Room Hub Oscar-winning director Gabriele Salvatores has created a touching mosaic of life in Italy during one day. On October 26th 2013, Italians were asked to record and send in videos via their...

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Settimana del Cinema Italiano // Fiore GemelloMonday, May 27, 2019

Screening of Fiore GemelloDirected by Laura Luchetti, 2018Monday 27th May - 7pmTrinity Long Room Hub Sixteen year old Anna is on the run, escaping from human traffickers who murdered her father; the shock caused her to lose her voice. On the road Anna is rescued by Basim, a refugee from Côte d’Ivoire desperately trying to avoid being caught by Italian im...

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Settimana del Cinema Italiano // Troppa Grazia
Settimana del Cinema Italiano // Troppa GraziaWednesday, May 29, 2019

Screening of Troppa GraziaDirected by Gianni Zanasi, 2018Wednesday 29th May - 7pmTrinity Long Room Hub Lucia, a single mother, struggles to find the right balance between her teenage daughter, a complicated romance and her career as a land surveyor for an architectural firm. Her life takes an unexpected turn when she is...

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Settimana del Cinema Italiano // A casa tutti bene
Settimana del Cinema Italiano // A casa tutti bene Friday, May 31, 2019

Screening of A casa tutti beneDirected by Gabriele Muccino, 2018Friday 31st May - 7pmTrinity Long Room Hub A big family gathers to celebrate the 50th wedding anniversary of their two elderly parents, Pietro and Alba, on the small island of Ischia. A violent storm suddenly hits the island, forcing the entire family to live...

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Look at Italy! Photography and social history in the 20th Century - with Manuela Fugenzi
Look at Italy! Photography and social history in the 20th Century - with Manuela FugenziThursday, June 06, 2019

This talk by Prof. Manuela Fugenzi, journalist and photo editor, is accompanied by a series of compelling images from the twentieth century, shot by some of the greatest photographers of the era. It is a journey into the past and the present which will reflect on the meaning of Italian identity thanks to the medium of photography,...

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From page to screen: on book-to-films adaptations - with Giancarlo De Cataldo
From page to screen: on book-to-films adaptations - with Giancarlo De CataldoFriday, June 07, 2019

Giancarlo De Cataldo is a novelist, essayist, and the author of numerous screenplays for TV, as well as a judge on the circuit court of Rome. He is best known as the author of the bestselling novel Romanzo Criminale (based on the true story of the mob known as Banda della Magliana) and as the screenwriter of the popular...

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Books and substances: LSD and Finnegans Wake in conversation - with Agnese Codignola and Edoardo Camurri
Books and substances: LSD and Finnegans Wake in conversation - with Agnese Codignola and Edoardo CamurriThursday, June 13, 2019

What could possibly be the connection between Finnegans Wake and lysergic acid dyethilamide (better known as LSD)? This combination is only apparently extravagant, as Joyce was indeed a major reference author for the psychedelic subculture of the 1960s; as Marshall McLuhan once said, “LSD is the lazy man’s F...

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An Italian Bloomsday // Scherzarade. Parole infinibili alla fine di Finnegans Wake
An Italian Bloomsday // Scherzarade. Parole infinibili alla fine di Finnegans WakeSaturday, June 15, 2019

Fabio Pedone and Enrico Terrinoni, self-defined “strangelators”, recently published their Italian translation of the last volume of the “untranslatable” Finnegans Wake. Together with journalist Edoardo Camurri, they will explore the phantasmagoric imagery of a nocturnal novel which is both a charade an...

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An Italian Bloomsday // Love’s Old Sweet Songs: Italian Opera in Joyce’s Ulysses
An Italian Bloomsday // Love’s Old Sweet Songs: Italian Opera in Joyce’s UlyssesSunday, June 16, 2019

A concert curated by John McCourt featuring a selection of classic Italian opera and some Irish airs and excerpts from ballad opera, central to Joyce’s Ulysses. With Ilaria Zanetti (soprano), Alessandro Cortello (tenor), and Alessandra Sagelli Caoduro (piano). Introductions illustrating the importance of the arias wi...

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POSTPONED - Le Vibrazioni - Così sbagliato European tour 2019
POSTPONED - Le Vibrazioni - "Così sbagliato" European tour 2019Wednesday, September 25, 2019

***This show has been postponed to September 25th. Original tickets still valid or refundable.***   The Italian pop-rock band led by Francesco Sarcina are getting ready to bring their vibrant sound to some of the best European stages for the first time. Hits such as Così Sbagliato and Amore Zen will be part of t...

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