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food > Italy by Ingredient™ with Viola Buitoni
food > Italy by Ingredient™ with Viola BuitoniTuesday, March 30, 2021 → Friday, December 31, 2021

The Italian Cultural Institute of San Francisco is pleased to offer Italy by Ingredient™, a series of 8 live Zoom cooking classes in which chef Viola Buitoni presents an all-around overview of Italian agri-food excellence, allowing participants to learn about f 8 uniquely Italian ingredients, focusing in depth ...

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awards > ISSNAF YOUNG INVESTIGATOR AWARDS | CALL FOR APPLICATIONS 2021
awards > ISSNAF YOUNG INVESTIGATOR AWARDS | CALL FOR APPLICATIONS 2021Tuesday, May 04, 2021 → Wednesday, December 01, 2021

ISSNAF (Italian Scientists & Scholars in North America Foundation) annually awards the Young Investigator Awards in various disciplines to outstanding, early-career Italian researchers working in the United States or Canada, in recognition of their significant and innovative contributions to their field of research. RnB...

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art exhibit > Last Supper in Pompeii: From the Table to the Grave
art exhibit > Last Supper in Pompeii: From the Table to the GraveFriday, May 07, 2021 → Sunday, August 29, 2021

Last Supper in Pompeii: From the Table to the Grave A special exhibition presented by the Legion of Honor museum of San Francisco | May 7-Aug 29 In AD 79, the Bay of Naples was rocked by the fiery eruption of Mount Vesuvius. Pompeii and nearby villages and farms were completely buried under pumice and hot ash, which killed...

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Geronimo Stilton | A Thousand Wonders
Geronimo Stilton | A Thousand WondersTuesday, June 01, 2021 → Friday, December 31, 2021

Mille Meraviglie (A Thousand Wonders) is a project created by Edizioni Piemme-Mondadori Children's Books for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, with the aim of bringing girls and boys from all over the world closer to the many artistic and cultural treasures of Italy. Published in four langu...

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film series > CINEDAY for Kids
film series > CINEDAY for KidsSunday, June 13, 2021 → Sunday, August 22, 2021

The Italian Cultiral Institute of San Francisco is pleased to launch CINEDAY for Kids, a new series of films dedicated to our youngest audience. The links for each film will be released for free weekely on our newsletter to the first 300 to register.   PROGRAM JUN 13 | 5 PM Momo alla conqiusta del tempo (Momo -...

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Fare Cinema 2021 > Oltre lo Schermo: 15 Documentaries Celebrate Italian Cinema Behind the Scenes.
Fare Cinema 2021 > Oltre lo Schermo: 15 Documentaries Celebrate Italian Cinema Behind the Scenes.Monday, June 14, 2021 → Friday, June 25, 2021

Oltre lo Schermo: 15 Documentaries Celebrate Italian Cinema Behind the Scenes. Free streaming from June 14th to July 25th, 2021 To mark the occasion of the fourth edition of Fare Cinema, an initiative dedicated to the promotion of Italian cinema in the world, the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation...

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Fare Cinema 2021 > Book to Screen: : from book to film (or TV series)
Fare Cinema 2021 > Book to Screen: : from book to film (or TV series)Monday, June 14, 2021 → Friday, June 25, 2021

Three documentaries on the making of successful television series based on books: the "Commissario Montalbano" series by Andrea Camilleri, "Gomorra" by Roberto Saviano and "L'amica geniale" by Elena Ferrante. Presented in collaboration with the Salone del libro di Torino, the Turin Book Fair, and available on the Vimeo...

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Fare Cinema 2021 > > Reboot – Italian Cinema Restarts
Fare Cinema 2021 > > Reboot – Italian Cinema RestartsMonday, June 14, 2021 → Friday, June 25, 2021

On the occasion of the fourth edition of Fare Cinema, an initiative dedicated to the promotion of Italian cinema in the world, the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation presents a series of videos dedicated to the resilience of the Italian cinema industry and its protagonists. The clips are presented...

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film > design > THE FUTURE BEHIND US
film > design > THE FUTURE BEHIND USWednesday, June 16, 2021 → Friday, December 31, 2021

In anticipation of Italian Design Day, we are pleased to showcase a program organized by Milano Design Film Festival. 1891, 1917, 1935, 1983. These are the birth years of Gio Ponti, Ettore Sottsass, Jr., Tobia Scarpa and Antonio Aricò—four of the leading architects of Italian design. This program, organized...

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film > design > Amare Gio Ponti
film > design > Amare Gio Ponti Wednesday, June 16, 2021 → Wednesday, July 07, 2021

A picture of the man, the architect, aspiring painter and Italian designer who, over 50 years, has tried it all with untiring energy—from the design of a handle to the formulation of a town plan. “Architecture is an interpretation of life,” he wrote. A popularizer of the modern who ran the risk of indi...

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webinar > Disney/Pixar's Luca: Q&A with Director Enrico Casarosa
webinar > Disney/Pixar's "Luca": Q&A with Director Enrico CasarosaFriday, June 25, 2021

Have you ever wondered how a Disney/Pixar movie comes to life? On June 25th, 10:00-10:45 PM (PT), join us for this rare opportunity of an interview and Q&A session with Director Enrico Casarosa, who will discuss with Francesca Casazza his latest movie Luca, the new Disney/Pixar production now streaming on Disn...

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CINEDAY for Kids > Lucky and Zorba (La gabbianella e il gatto)
CINEDAY for Kids > Lucky and Zorba (La gabbianella e il gatto)Sunday, June 27, 2021 → Wednesday, June 30, 2021

The Italian Cultural Institute of San Francisco is pleased to launch CINEDAY for Kids, a new series of films dedicated to our youngest audience. The links for each film will be released for free weekely on our newsletter to the first 300 to register. The. link is valid for 72 hours!     JUN 27 | 5 PM La gab...

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design > 5th Italian Design Day in the USA
design > 5th Italian Design Day in the USAThursday, July 08, 2021

The 5th edition of Italian Design Day in the USA (IDD) will take place in 100 cities all over the world. The theme chosen for this edition, Design and Materials: The New Sustainability of “Made in Italy," will be expressed with particular attention to sustainability by 100 “Italian design ambassadors&...

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dance gala > Roberto Bolle and Friends
dance gala > Roberto Bolle and FriendsFriday, July 23, 2021

Ballet superstar Roberto Bolle brings his celebrated show, Roberto Bolle and Friends, to Napa for the annual Festival Napa Valley Dance Gala, an event that invariably ranks among the year’s Festival highlights. A principal dancer at American Ballet Theatre from 2009-2019, a principal dancer étoile a...

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 watch online > Dante Out of the Book: From African-American Writers to Theater in US Jails
watch online > Dante Out of the Book: From African-American Writers to Theater in US JailsFriday, December 31, 2021

Among the many celebrations for the seventh centenary of Dante's death, the Italian Cultural Institute and the Consulate General of Italy in San Francisco are organizing a webinar, moderated by Valerio Cappozzo, focusing on the inspiration Dante Alighieri has given to modern readers to address their social condition and...

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