Istituto Di Cultura - Melbourne

Not as simple as it sounds, with Ivan Lupi As part of the celebration of Remembrance Day and Midsumma festival


Not as Simple as it Sounds
Not as Simple as it SoundsWednesday, February 01, 2023 → Saturday, February 11, 2023

‘Not as Simple as it Sounds’ offers an intimate and powerful act of mourning dedicated to each one of the estimated 100,000 homosexuals who were discriminated against, imprisoned and killed during the Holocaust. The artist, with contributions from the audience, is repeatedly playing a triangle instrument for ...

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The art is very jealous, Tonino Guerra, writing images
"The art is very jealous, Tonino Guerra, writing images"Wednesday, February 08, 2023 → Wednesday, February 22, 2023

The Melbourne Cinematheque and the Italian Cultural Institute present 'The art is very jealous, Tonino Guerra, writing images” a retrospective dedicated to Antonio “Tonino” Guerra, poet, writer and screenwriter who collaborated with some of the most important directors in the world world. Screenwriti...

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AmarcordWednesday, February 08, 2023

Amarcord Federico Fellini ( Italy, France | 1973)   Described by Roger Ebert as Fellini’s “final great film”, and the winner of 1974’s Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, Amarcord is a semi-autobiographical coming-of-age story set in a particularly vivid seaside town during Italy&rsquo...

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Blow Up
Blow UpWednesday, February 08, 2023

Blow Up Michelangelo Antonioni (United Kingdom, Italy | 1966) Michelangelo Antonioni’s first English-language movie is a hypnotic “Swinging London” parable centring on a successful photographer (David Hemmings) who believes he is an accidental witness to murder. This arresting, provocative and extraordin...

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NostalghiaWednesday, February 15, 2023

NostalghiaAndrei Tarkovsky (Italy, Soviet Union | 1983 ) “Not so much a movie as a place to inhabit for two hours” (J. Hoberman), Andrei Tarkovsky’s penultimate film is a hermetic, spiritual and truly visionary work mixing monochrome and desaturated images to provide a melancholy and physically inclem...

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The Mattei Affair
The Mattei AffairWednesday, February 15, 2023

The Mattei Affair Francesco Rosi (Italy | 1972) Winner of the Palme d’Or at Cannes and co-written by Tonino Guerra and Francesco Rosi, this mix of documentary and fiction reconstructs the life of oil executive Enrico Mattei (Gian Maria Volonté), one of the most powerful men in postwar Italy, while exploring the cir...

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