Istituto Di Cultura - Melbourne

Lavazza Italian Film Festival 2019 In Melbourne from 19th September until 16th October 2019. For almost two decades the Festival has celebrated Italian language, culture and la dolce vita Australia wide!

Events

Italian Cine-scapes #2: Urban Space and Architecture Portrayed in 9 Movies
Italian Cine-scapes #2: Urban Space and Architecture Portrayed in 9 MoviesSunday, April 07, 2019 → Sunday, December 01, 2019

The IIC Melbourne, in collaboration with Palace Cinemas and Istituto Luce Cinecittà, presents the second edition of the successful series Italian Cine-scapes started last year by the Italian Cultural Institute, with a new excting selection of movies that tell about inner and external landscape showing both a lon...

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Italian Cultural Institute Book Club 2019
Italian Cultural Institute Book Club 2019Wednesday, May 22, 2019 → Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Each year American, Australian and British publishers choose just a handful of Italian novels for translation. The majority of those novels are written by men. This year the Italian Cultural Institute has chosen to make Italian women writers the theme of the 2019 bookclub. Many people, whether they are Italian enthusiasts...

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The Manifesto of Rural Futurism
The Manifesto of Rural FuturismFriday, July 26, 2019 → Friday, October 11, 2019

The Manifesto of Rural Futurism The Manifesto of Rural Futurism is a transnational project interrogating current discourses on rurality as authentic, utopic, anachronistic, provincial, traditional and stable, and the binaries that support such discourses: belonging vs. alienation, development vs. backwardness. A critical...

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Reading Primo Levi in 2019 at the Jewish Museum of Australia
Reading Primo Levi in 2019 at the Jewish Museum of AustraliaMonday, July 29, 2019 → Monday, September 23, 2019

2019 marks 100 years since the birth of Primo Levi, a writer whose impact is still felt today. Mirna Cicioni conducts a unique 8 week course (July 29, August 12, 19, 26, September 2, 9, 16, 23) This course will look at Levi’s works of testimony – what he wrote about himself, science and humanity – and ...

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Primo Levi: writer, witness, scientist
Primo Levi: writer, witness, scientistMonday, July 29, 2019 → Wednesday, November 27, 2019

On the occasion of the first centenary of the birth of Primo Levi, a series of initiatives will be presented by the Italian Cultural Institute and partner organisations: Jewish Museum of Australia, the Jewish Holocaust Centre, CO.AS.IT. Museo Italiano, under the MMV banner (Multicultural Museums of Victoria). The various...

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Novecento and Beyond
Novecento and BeyondThursday, August 01, 2019 → Thursday, October 31, 2019

A programme of talks, documentaries and short films exploring the history of Modern Italian Art from the audacity of the avant-gardes to the anxieties of the 21st Century. This exciting new series consists of 7 sessions that will be presented in English by Dr Roberta Crisci-Richardson, Lecturer in History and Theory of...

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