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Satyricon by Federico Fellini @ Italian Cultural Institute

Satyricon by Federico Fellini @ Italian Cultural Institute

Satyricon by Federico Fellini in Italian with English subtitles Introduction and post screening discussion with Nick Walker Director: Federico Fellini Cast: Martin Potter, Hiram Keller 1969 | 2h 8 min | Drama   The film is loosely based on Petronius’s work Satyricon, written during the reign of the emperor Nero and set in imperial Rome. The film is divided into…

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Cooking Italian: Thou shalt not put pineapple on your pizza!

Cooking Italian: Thou shalt not put pineapple on your pizza!

Why do you study Italian? “because I love Italy!”, “I like art”, “I like Italian movies”, “my girlfriend is Italian, and I’d like to know what she’s muttering on Monday mornings”. But what about studying Italian to understand 20 pages-long menus handed out in Italian restaurants ? Non turistic restaurants seldom have menus translated in English, and you’ll have to…

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