Expo in DC
Expo in DC Expo Milano 2015

Events Calendar

War & Art
War & ArtFriday, April 10, 2015 → Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Destruction and Protection of the Italian Cultural Heritage during World War I AT THE PRESIDENT WOODROW WILSON HOUSE   The First World War broke upon the world without precedent. The tragedy involved not only human casualties but also the damage and destruction of cultural heritage, including works of art and architecture....

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Titanus Presents: A Family Chronicle of Italian Cinema
Titanus Presents: A Family Chronicle of Italian CinemaSaturday, August 08, 2015 → Sunday, September 27, 2015

The renowned production house Titanus, founded in Rome in 1904 by Gustavo Lombardo, is still operating today under grandson Guido Lombardo. During the golden age of cinema-going in the mid-twentieth century, Titanus embraced melodrama, epic, mystery, and comedy; their famous logo on the screen signified a quality production...

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LE ONDE: WAVES OF ITALIAN INFLUENCE, 1914–1971Sunday, August 23, 2015 → Sunday, January 03, 2016

"Le Onde: Waves of Italian Influence (1914–1971)" runs Aug. 22–Jan. 3, 2016, at the Smithsonian's Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. This exhibition of nearly 20 works from the museum's collection follows Italian contributions to the transnational evolution of abstraction, through movements and tendencies...

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ALBERTO THE GREATSaturday, September 05, 2015

A new documentary on the iconic career of Alberto Sordi — arguably Italy's most beloved comic actor of the mid-twentieth century — provides an amusing yet in-depth account of his career in cinema through clips, photographs, interviews, and testimonials in the spirit of his brilliant life in the arts. A performer...

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The Etiology of Autism: from Synapses to Biomarkers
The Etiology of Autism: from Synapses to BiomarkersThursday, September 10, 2015

The Georgetown University Italian Research Institute, in collaboration with the Embassy of Italy and the Italian Cultural Institute, cordially invites you to a symposium and discussion on "The Etiology of Autism: from Synapses to Biomarkers" FEATURING: Dr. Thomas C. Südhof (2013 Nobel Laureate in Physiology...

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EXPO Film Series at AFI Silver
EXPO Film Series at AFI SilverSaturday, September 12, 2015 → Sunday, September 13, 2015

This movie series is co-presented with the AFI Silver. All screenings are FREE! As "Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life" is the theme of EXPO Milano 2015, this film series focuses on food: IN GRAZIA DI DIO, IL PASTICCIERE and MINE VAGANTI. The screenings are scheduled for September 12 and 13 (more info below). LOCATION...

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TEXTS&BEHEADINGS/ELIZABETHRSaturday, September 19, 2015 → Sunday, October 04, 2015

Created and directed by Karin Coonrod. A world premiere, exploring the life and language of England's greatest queen. Drawing in part from the Folger collection of Elizabeth's letters, the play uses her own words to reveal Elizabeth's wit, courage, and extraordinary love of her people. Four actresses portray the...

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Stai Lontana da Me (Stay Away from Me)
Stai Lontana da Me (Stay Away from Me)Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Jacopo is a brilliant marriage counselor with a serious problem. All his relationships never last more than two weeks because ever since he was very young, all the women that ever fell in love with him suffered some really bad luck...hospital visits several times a week, end to professional careers, fall outs with family...

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