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Concluso Tue Sep 12 2023Tue Sep 12 2023
Chirality to design peptide nanostructures: from biomaterials to catalysis | Lecture by Professor and scientist Silvia Marchesan in collaboration with the University of Melbourne

The Italian Cultural Institute of Melbourne presents ‘Chirality to design peptide nanostructures: from biomaterials to catalysis‘, a lecture by Professor and scientist Silvia Marchesan in collaboration with the University of Melbourne. Tuesday 12 September 2023, 12:00 pm, Theatre (G20), Chemical Engineering 1 (165), The University of Melbourne. In this talk, Prof. Marchesan will discuss the […]

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Concluso Sun Sep 10 2023Sun Sep 10 2023
Silent Divas | Rapsodia Satanica | Film concert

Celebrate Italian silent cinema’s golden age with our Silent Divas film concert featuring live musical accompaniments by trailblazing Melbourne-based female electronic composers. Rapsodia Satanica with live score by Carolyn Schofield Rapsodia SatanicaDirector: Nino OxiliaItaly | 1917 | 50 minsSilent with English subbed Italian intertitlesTrailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5_eu2RuPR3U&ab_channel=CinetecaMilano  Rapsodia Satanica’s Faustian tale follows the Countess Alba d’Oltrevita, an […]

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Concluso Thu Sep 07 2023Thu Nov 30 2023
Italian Excellence. Illustrations for Italo Calvino – Eccellenze italiane. Figure per Italo Calvino

The Italian Cultural Institute of Melbourne, together with the Italian Studies Program and Archives and Special Collections at The University of Melbourne, is delighted to invite you to the exhibition “Eccellenze italiane. Figure per Italo Calvino – Italian Excellence. Illustrations for Italo Calvino” on the occasion of the centenary of Italo Calvino’s birth promoted worldwide […]

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Concluso Sun Aug 27 2023Sun Aug 27 2023
Silent Divas | Assunta Spina | Film concert

Celebrate Italian silent cinema’s golden age with our Silent Divas film concert featuring live musical accompaniments by trailblazing Melbourne-based female electronic composers. Silent Divas | Film concertAssunta Spina with live score by Maria Moles Assunta SpinaDirector: Gustavo Serena, Francesca BertiniItaly | 1915 | 67 minsSilent with English subbed Italian intertitlesFilm clip: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BYB2VgjI2wU&ab_channel=womenfilmpioneersproject  One of the […]

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Concluso Mon Aug 14 2023Sun Oct 22 2023
Festival of Italian Creativity (FIC)

FESTIVAL OF ITALIAN CREATIVITY The Festival of Italian Creativity (FIC) was born as a product of the “Capitals of Creativity” call promoted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation. The winners of the first edition, held in 2022 and whose projects will be realised in 2023, were the Italian Cultural Institute of Melbourne […]

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Concluso Thu Aug 10 2023Thu Aug 10 2023
«The elsewhere, the other time, the otherwise». Italo Calvino in the World

The Italian Cultural Institute of Melbourne and the School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics (LLCL) of Monash University are delighted to invite you to the Inaugural Lecture of the European Languages Program dedicated to Italo Calvino (1923-1985), on the occasion of the celebrations for the centenary of his birth promoted worldwide by the Italian Ministry […]

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Concluso Thu Aug 03 2023Sun Aug 20 2023
Tenebrae | MIFF 2023 | IIC Melbourne

TenebraeDir. Dario Argento, ItalyInspired by the director’s own brush with an obsessive fan, this stylish slasher offers metacommentary on sexism and screen violence. American crime writer Peter Neal is greeted in Rome not only by a cavalcade of attentive journalists but by two detectives investigating a homicide. A woman’s throat has been slit, mimicking a […]

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Concluso Thu Aug 03 2023Sun Aug 20 2023
Phenomena | MIFF 2023 | IIC Melbourne

PhenomenaDir. Dario Argento – Italy, SwitzerlandThis oeuvre of outré, starring a then-14-year-old Jennifer Connelly, is widely regarded as one of Dario Argento’s most eccentric and bizarre films. Jennifer Corvino, the daughter of a famed American movie star, is sent to study at the Richard Wagner Academy for Girls in Switzerland. Once there, she finds herself in […]

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Concluso Thu Aug 03 2023Sun Aug 20 2023
The Five Days | MIFF 2023 | IIC Melbourne

The Five DaysDir. Dario Argento ItalyA rarely screened outlier in Dario Argento’s career, this deliciously dark historical comedy follows a thief and a baker caught up in the chaos of a political uprising. Set against the backdrop of the 1848 Italian Revolutions, this politically charged action-comedy stars pop star Adriano Celentano as a hapless thief liberated […]

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Concluso Thu Aug 03 2023Sun Aug 20 2023
Opera | MIFF 2023 | IIC Melbourne

OperaDir. Dario Argento, ItalyAfter bringing bloodshed to a ballet school in Suspiria (also screening at MIFF 2023), the giallo maestro wreaks operatic havoc on a soprano tackling a Shakespeare adaptation. Theatre folks consider it a curse to utter the title of Macbeth while staging a production of Shakespeare’s historical tragedy, a superstition shared by their opera […]

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