Istituto Di Cultura - Dublino

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Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival // Viva Fellini
Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival // Viva FelliniThursday, January 30, 2020 → Sunday, March 08, 2020

Marking this year’s centenary of one of cinema’s most prolific auteurs, Federico Fellini, Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival will celebrate the filmmaker’s work through a very special series of free concerts across the city, organised in collaboration with the Italian Cultural Institute and ...

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Il Cinema dei Piccoli // La freccia azzurra
Il Cinema dei Piccoli // La freccia azzurraMonday, February 17, 2020

Every year at Christmas time the good witch Befana flies on her broom delivering toys to all the well-behaved children of Italy. But this year Befana falls ill and is forced to hand her delivery duties over to the sneaky and conniving Scarafoni, her evil assistant, who only wants to please the children of the rich who have...

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Il Cinema dei Piccoli // Pinocchio
Il Cinema dei Piccoli // PinocchioMonday, February 24, 2020

Geppetto the carpenter carves the object of his hidden desires out of a log: a puppet that will keep him company and will be like a son to him. He calls him Pinocchio. Imagine his surprise when he discovers that the puppet moves and is gifted with a life of its own. But the lively Pinocchio gets carried away by bad company...

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Do Re Quack Gulp: How Cathy Berberian turned comic strips into music scores
Do Re Quack Gulp: How Cathy Berberian turned comic strips into music scoresTuesday, February 25, 2020

In 1966 Cathy Berberian — called ‘Callas of the avant-garde’ by numerous contemporary composers — was in search of new vocal stimuli. With the support of Umberto Eco, her friend and admirer, she composed and performed a “Comics Opera” made of a series of comic-strip onomatopoeias. The pa...

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International Women's Day // Italian Renaissance (of) women
International Women's Day // Italian Renaissance (of) womenFriday, March 06, 2020

According to the poet Ludovico Ariosto, “Le donne sono venute in eccellenza, / di ciascun’arte ov’hanno posto cura” (Orlando Furioso, XX, 2, 1-2; “What art so deepe, what science is so hie, / but worthy women have thereto attayned?” in the English translation of the poem by Sir John Hari...

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Il Cinema dei Piccoli // Pipì, Pupù e Rosmarina in Il mistero delle note rapite
Il Cinema dei Piccoli // Pipì, Pupù e Rosmarina in Il mistero delle note rapite Monday, March 09, 2020

Someone has stolen all the notes from the musical score composed by Mapà for the Great Concert of Ferragosto, and the three little adventurers Pipì, Pupù & Rosemary carry the delicate task of discovering the culprit behind this villainous theft and thus recover the music. They have no clues to go...

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Yes, we still drink coffee. Stories of women human rights defenders - Book launch and readings
Yes, we still drink coffee. Stories of women human rights defenders - Book launch and readingsThursday, March 12, 2020

Join the writers and artists of Yes, We Still Drink Coffee. Stories of Women Human Rights Defenders for the launch of the collection and readings of the pieces. Published by Fighting Words and Front Line Defenders, this collection tells the stories of women human rights defenders from Egypt, Kuwait, Palestine, Tunisia,...

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LIFFE - Little Italian Film Festival
LIFFE - Little Italian Film FestivalThursday, March 19, 2020 → Saturday, March 21, 2020

Five captivating contemporary films by acclaimed Italian directors, presented and screened over three days in the beautiful Lighthouse Cinema, one of Dublin’s most vibrant cultural spaces in the heart of Smithfield: this is the LIFFE - Little Italian Film Festival, a brand new cinema event presented by the Istituto Ital...

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Il filo infinito: a journey to the roots of Europe - with Paolo Rumiz
Il filo infinito: a journey to the roots of Europe - with Paolo RumizTuesday, March 24, 2020

Born in Trieste in 1947, Paolo Rumiz is a journalist, writer and columnist. He covered several major conflicts, like the civil war in former Yugoslavia and the Nato attack on Afghanistan, and was awarded important prizes for journalism, including the Hemingway Prize for his reports from Bosnia in 1993, the Max David Prize...

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