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Italian Excellence: Illustrators for Gianni Rodari
Italian Excellence: Illustrators for Gianni RodariWednesday, September 25, 2019 → Wednesday, November 13, 2019

The year 2020 marks the centennial of the birth, on October 23, 1920, of Gianni Rodari, one of the most innovative children’s authors and the first Italian to win the prestigious Hans Christian Andersen Award in 1970. The Italian Cultural Institute of San Francisco and Bologna Children’s Book Fair will honour the ann...

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Flesh & Blood
Flesh & BloodThursday, October 17, 2019 → Sunday, January 26, 2020

Flesh and Blood: Italian Masterpieces from the Capodimonte Museum, opening on October 17th at the Seattle Art Museum, offers a rare opportunity to experience the fierce beauty of art from the 16th and 17th centuries. Renowned Renaissance artists such as Titian and Raphael join Baroque masters including Artemisia Gentileschi,...

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Alessandro Baricco | The Game
Alessandro Baricco | The GameThursday, November 14, 2019

Italian writer Alessandro Baricco presents his latest book The Game (Einaudi, 2018), which deconstructs our transition from analogical to digital reality and its repercussions on our society. Baricco will also hold a lecture at Stanford University on November 15. Organized by the IIC San Francisco in collaboration with...

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BanglaSaturday, November 16, 2019

The Italian Cultural Institute is happy to co-present the film Bangla at the 3rd i International South Asian Film Festival. An awkwardly charming 22-year-old Italian-Bengali panics when he falls in love with an impulsive and spirited Italian girl. The attraction between them is immediate, and Phaim will have to figure...

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4th WEEK OF THE ITALIAN CUISINE IN THE WORLDMonday, November 18, 2019 → Friday, November 22, 2019

Showcasing Italy and the Italian taste in the world, the Week of Italian Cuisine in the World is a yearly initiative developed to promote Italian culinary traditions and food-and- wine connoisseurship as a distinctive trait of Italian identity and culture. The theme of the fourth edition this year is Food Education: The...

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Gualtiero Marchesi: The Great Italian
Gualtiero Marchesi: The Great ItalianMonday, November 18, 2019

4th Week of Italian Cuisine in the World You are invited to an exclusive reception with director Maurizio Gigola following the screening of Gualtiero Marchesi: The Great Italian, a documentary about the great, revolutionary artist whose cooking has changed the history of Italian regional cuisine: with him, basic components...

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Carmen Consoli | Eco di Sirene World Tour
Carmen Consoli | Eco di Sirene World TourTuesday, November 19, 2019

Acclaimend Italian singer-songwriter Carmen Consoli will bring her Eco di Sirene World Tour at the Brava Theater in San Francisco! Carmen Consoli was the first Italian woman artist to ever tread the stage of the Olympic Stadium in Rome, and the only Italian artist to take part of the commemoration of Bob Marley's de...

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Cinema Italian Style SF
Cinema Italian Style SFFriday, November 22, 2019 → Sunday, November 24, 2019

SAVE THE DATE! Cinema Italian Style, 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 ...

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