Istituto Di Cultura - Washington

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Artists in Residence: Renato D'Agostin
Artists in Residence: Renato D'AgostinThursday, January 26, 2017 → Friday, June 30, 2017

The Italian Cultural Institute proudly presents 7439, a photo exhibit by Renato D'Agostin. 7439 While traveling across 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, ho...

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The Stuff of Dreams  ** NEW SCREENING ON APRIL 29TH **
The Stuff of Dreams ** NEW SCREENING ON APRIL 29TH **Sunday, April 23, 2017 → Saturday, April 29, 2017

This fanciful reimagining of Shakespeare's The Tempest transports the action to a Mediterranean island prison, where a shipwreck strands a traveling theater troupe and a gang of criminals. The prison's governor must determine who is the actor and who is the convict. Theater impresario Oreste demands to put on a sh...

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Voice as a Bridge
Voice as a BridgeMonday, May 01, 2017

The American Initiative For Italian Culture and The Italian Cultural Institute/Embassy of Italy present INTERNATIONAL POETRY MONTH an evening of poems from around the world   Renato Miracco and Grace Cavalieri host poets reading English, with translations in Italian, Russian, Persian, Indian,...

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Me ne frego (I Don't Care)
Me ne frego (I Don't Care)Wednesday, May 03, 2017

This documentary tells the story of the fascist regime attempt to “reform” the Italian language. This is the story of a  little-known failed experiment. The documentary examines the words of Benito Mussolini, school-children indoctrination, and the repression of everything that was different from the &nb...

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