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Italian cinema in London: Paolo Virzì

Italian Cinema London is proud to present a retrospective of the work of Paolo Virzì, one of Italy’s best-regarded contemporary film directors. Hailed as a major heir of the Italian comedy film tradition, Virzì has mastered the art of using tragi-comic characters and outlandish situations to make serious comments on modern-day Italy and its social issues. His interesting and varied…

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Bruno Munari: My futurist past

Estorick Collection presents Bruno Munari,  one of the most complex, creative and multi-faceted figures of twentieth-century Italian art. This exhibition traces his career from its early years up to the post-war period when he became a point of reference for a new generation of artists and designers. For more information on the exhibition, please visit: www.munariestorick.org. 19 September- 23 December 2012 Estorick…

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The Italian Collective London at the Italian Cultural Institute

The Italian Cultural Institute hosts “The Italian Collective London”, on the ground floor, from 10am-6pm on 14/15/16 September 2012. This event is dedicated to Italian designers and artists living in Great Britain, involved in the international fashion industry. Over the three days of this exhibition, staged during London Fashion Week, the Institute will allow people to visit the exhibition. There you will see…

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My favourite Italian films…for students of Italian

My favourite Italian films…for students of Italian

Watching a film in Italian, either at home or in class, is one of my students’ favourite activities to improve their language. And who can blame them!  Films provide full immersion in Italian culture! Let’s start with the soundtrack. Italy has some truly great film score composers (or ‘maestri‘) who are now almost as famous as their director colleagues. Film…

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Made in Puglia

The Regione Puglia, the Italian Cultural Institute in London and Accademia Apulia UK are honoured to present to the international community ”Home – My Place in the World”, a calendar of Made-in-Puglia events showcased at various prestigious locations in central London. Between 16-21 July 2012 Puglia’s contemporary artistic heritage, culinary tradition and magnificent natural landscapes at the Italian Cultural Institute…

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Idiomatic expressions

Idiomatic expressions

Che cosa significa “la vuoi piantare” in italiano ? Studiare una lingua vuol dire conoscere anche le espressioni idiomatiche, i modi di dire. Facciamo pratica: Trova il significato di queste espressioni e poi clicca sul foglio delle risposte. Guarda anche un divertente video di un blogger italiano che immagina che i modi di dire siano veri. La vuoi piantare!  …

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Supercalifragilistichespiralidoso

Supercalifragilistichespiralidoso

Ha fatto sognare i bambini di tutto il mondo con le sue canzoni indimenticabili. Ma lo scioglilingua di “Mary Poppins” è stato anche un difficile banco di prova per tutti gli adulti. Robert B. Sherman è morto a Londra all’età di 86 anni. E con lui scompare anche la leggenda di “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious”: la canzone tratta appunto dal film della Disney.…

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