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Ended Mon May 13 2024Mon May 13 2024
music > PLAY IN THE SKY, Alberto Pizzo in concert

Play in the Sky – Wings of Sound Alberto Pizzo in concert Join pianist and composer Alberto Pizzo in his concert at the San Francisco Italian Cultural Institute in a program that includes his own pieces but also some of his arrangements of music by Nino Rota, Ennio Morricone and Astor Piazzolla. This event is […]

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Ended Tue May 07 2024Tue May 07 2024
Book Club | LACCI by Domenico Starnone

The title of the book for the next meeting of the Book Club of the Italian Cultural Institute San Francisco is Lacci, by Domenico Starnone. The event will be held in hybrid mode, in-person at the Italian Cultural Institute and online via ZOOM Meeting. As always, you can purchase the book at Libreria Pino. Book […]

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Ended Thu May 02 2024Thu May 02 2024
IN SARDINIA: An Unexpected Journey in Italy

In Sardinia – An Unexpected Journey in Italy A presentation by Jeff Biggers and Valeria Orani Thursday, May 2 | 6:30 PM Italian Cultural Institute of San Francisco @INNOVIT, 710 Sansome St Beyond its fabled beaches, reconsidering how its unique history and ways have shaped Italy and Europe today, Jeff Biggers, in conversation with Valeria […]

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Ended Tue Apr 30 2024Tue Apr 30 2024
film > GOSPEL ACCORDING TO MARY (Vangelo secondo Maria)

Join director Paolo Zucca for the screening of his film Gospel According to Mary (Vangelo secondo Maria) at the Vogue Theater. Paolo Zucca will introduce the film and close the evening with a Q&A session. The Gospel According to Mary (Vangelo secondo Maria) Dir: Paolo Zucca Italy, 2023, 105′ With: Benedetta Porcaroli, Alessandro Gassmann, Lidia […]

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Ended Sat Apr 20 2024Sat Apr 20 2024
music > NOSTALGICA UTOPICA FUTURA

CCRMA presents Marco Fusi and Patricia Alessandrini performing nostalgica utopica futura. In a special performance at Stanford University, Luigi Nono’s La lontananza nostalgica utopica futura will be presented by violinist Marco Fusi and Patricia Alessandrini, who will perform the electronics. They will also perform their own homage to Nono, in the form of a brief improvised […]

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Ended Sun Apr 14 2024Sun Apr 14 2024
film > THE GORILLA

THE GORILLA San Francisco Silent Film Festival Palace of Fine Arts, San Francisco Recently found at the Cineteca Milano, this entry in the Old Dark House genre boasts as much humor as horror and its success inspired two sound remakes and a host of imitations. Live music by Stephen Horne and Frank Bockius SYNOPSIS When a […]

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Ended Wed Apr 10 2024Wed Apr 10 2024
film > L’ACCABADORA

L’Accabadora Dir: Enrico Pau Italy/Ireland, 2016, 94 min Cast: Donatella Finocchiaro, Barry Ward, Carolina Crescentini, Sara Serraiocco, Anita Kravos, Piero Marcialis, Camilla Soru, Federico Noli REGISTER HERE SYNOPSIS Annetta (Donatella Finocchiaro) lives in a small village in rural Sardinia at the end of the 1930s. She is in her mid-30s, always wears black, is a […]

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Ended Thu Apr 04 2024Thu Apr 04 2024
Pinocchio’s Truth | A new translation, with Anna Kraczyna

Join Anna Kraczyna for a presentation of her new translation of The Adventures of Pinocchio and find out why Pinocchio has been growing in popularity since he first came to life over 140 years ago—and why he has actually become an icon of the twenty-first century. Kraczyna explores the different levels of meaning of The […]

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Ended Wed Mar 27 2024Wed Mar 27 2024
film > The Stuff of Dreams (La stoffa dei sogni)

The Stuff of Dreams (La stoffa dei sogni) is the second film in the series Sardina in the Movies, presented by the Italian Cultural Institute of San Francisco. In his film, director Gianfranco Cabiddu creates an intriguing fabric where theater and poetry are interwoven with reality, and transports the audience in a magic, out-of-the-world space. […]

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Ended Wed Mar 20 2024Wed Mar 20 2024
food > SARDINIAN CUISINE TRADITION, IDENTITY AND FLAVORS OF AN ISLAND

SARDINIAN CUISINE TRADITION, IDENTITY AND FLAVORS OF AN ISLAND Join us for a conversation with Italian chef and author Viola Buitoni, food writer Viviana Devoto and chef Massimiliano Conti, former owner of La Ciccia restaurant. Wednesday, March 20, 2024 | 6:30 PM Italian Cultural Institute @INNOVIT, 710 Sansome St, San Francisco EVENT FULLY BOOKED UP

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