Istituto Di Cultura - Washington

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Artists in Residence: Renato D'Agostin
Artists in Residence: Renato D'AgostinGio 26 Gen 2017 → Dom 30 Apr 2017

While traveling across the United States on the back of my motorcycle I had a lot of time to think, to think at all the reasons why I was doing it, how it would connect to my previous projects, my previous photographs, how my America would appear to the audience, and more importatnly how it would translate into my senses. With...

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9 X 10 Novanta, a documentary film
9 X 10 Novanta, a documentary filmGio 2 Feb 2017

In 2014 the Istituto Luce turned 90, its decades-long history intertwined with that of Italy itself, through cinema and the unique treasure of images stored in the Luce Archives. To celebrate its anniversary, some of the most acclaimed rising filmmakers in Italy were invited to make a small film, with each director selec...

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The Venice Ghetto 500 Years of Life
The Venice Ghetto 500 Years of LifeMar 7 Feb 2017

“The Venice Ghetto, 500 years of life” reconstructs the history of the oldest ghetto of Europe, thanks to the memories and to the testimonies of “excellent” witnesses, custodians of the memory and of the complex evolution of the Jewish community in Venice. Each one will focus a&nbs...

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Enrico Fermi, the Pope of Physics
Enrico Fermi, the Pope of PhysicsMer 8 Feb 2017

  An exceptional Lecture, open to a general audience, by the Keynote Speakers:   Gino Segrè and Bettina Hoerlin Authors of the recent and acclaimed book "The Pope of Physics: Enrico Fermi and the Birth of the Atomic Age"   Enrico Fermi, Italy’s greatest physicist since Galileo, was uniqu...

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La Kriptonite nella Borsa, a film by Ivan Cotroneo
La Kriptonite nella Borsa, a film by Ivan CotroneoMer 15 Feb 2017

It is a story about love, but above all, a coming-of-age story which fishes out memories from a Naples experienced as a child. La Kryptonite nella Borsa (Kriptonite!) is, in fact, set in 1973, when Naples was certainly not rich, but was experiencing a wind of change in social and sexual customs. Peppino (Luigi Cat...

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The Venice Ghetto at 500:  A Jewish Community’s Past, Present and Future
The Venice Ghetto at 500: A Jewish Community’s Past, Present and FutureGio 16 Feb 2017

David Laskin, author most recently of The Family: A Journey into the Heart of the 20th Century and The Children's Blizzard, will discuss the history of the Jewish ghetto in Venice and consider how the city's Jewish community has evolved and developed over the past half millennium.  Even American travelers who v...

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