Tag: Italy

Screening: Marco Ferreri, Dangerous but Necessary

  Marco Ferreri: Dangerous but Necessary (La lucida follia di Marco Ferreri) (2017, Documentary, 77 min.) In multiple languages with ENGLISH subtitles Directed by Anselma Dell’Olio Followed by a Q&A with the director. Marco Ferreri: Dangerous but Necessary is both a supernatural...

/ January 30, 2018

Victor Emmanuel III’s body returned to Italy while Aldo Finzi’s music played at Carnegie Hall

The king signed Mussolini’s Racial Laws, the same laws that interrupted the career of Aldo Finzi, a talented Jewish composer whose music has finally made it to New York.

/ December 18, 2017

Aldo Finzi at Carnegie Hall, with Garden State Philharmonic

Aldo Finzi: Concert at Carnegie Hall, Stern Auditorium, Perelman Stage Sunday, December 17, 2017, 8:00 P.M. For the first time in New York, the Garden State Philharmonic will perform the compositions of Aldo Finzi, a talented Jewish composer born in...

/ December 17, 2017

Neapolitan Mysteries and Secrets: Book presentation and short films

In collaboration with the Naples Film Festival 6:00pm Book Presentation: Misteri e segreti della città di Napoli (2016, Newton Compton Editori) by Marco Perillo The author in conversation with Stefano Albertini (NYU) A collection of ten narrated itineraries across the city of Naples...

/ December 13, 2017

Lecture: Transmissions of Fascism. Advertising Architecture through the Ente Radio Rurale

A lecture by Jennie Hirsh, Maryland Institute College of Art, on a series of highly provocative posters produced by the state-sponsored Ente Radio Rurale, which, beginning in 1933, broadcast a weekly series of educational radio programs aimed at children living in Italian rural...

/ December 11, 2017

Amid Columbus controversy, Italian Americans look at a history of troubled integration

Calls to remove a Columbus statue has New York’s Italian-American community reflecting on their past.

/ December 4, 2017

Screening: Come Prima, Più di Prima, T’Amerò (for World AIDS Day 2017)

On the occasion of World AIDS Day 2017 #WAS2017 Come prima, più di prima, t’amerò [Like Before, More Than Before, I Will Love You] (Documentary, Italy, 1995, 60 min.) In ITALIAN with ENGLISH subtitles Directed by Daniele Segre A film dedicated to the...

/ December 1, 2017

The Qur’an in the Enlightenment — Italian and Mediterranean Colloquium

Presenter: Alexander Bevilacqua (Williams College) Respondent: Sarah R. bin Tyeer (Columbia University) Moderator: Pier Mattia Tommasino (Columbia University) The Qur’an was an object of scholarly attention in the eighteenth century, when, in the wake of Lodovico Marracci’s philological Latin achievement of 1698, a number of writers attempted...

/ November 30, 2017

Screening: Taranta on the Road

This event is part of the 2017 edition of N.I.C.E. (New Italian Cinema Events). Taranta on the Road (Comedy/Drama, Italy, 2017, 80 min.) In ITALIAN with ENGLISH subtitles. Directed by Salvatore Allocca. Written by Salvatore Allocca, Amara Lakhous, Emiliano Corapi. Starring Emmanuele Aita, Nabiha Akkari. Followed by a...

/ November 17, 2017

Roman Travelers in Eretz Israel

In the middle of the night on July 9, 1746, two Jews of the Roman ghetto, Amadio Abbina and Sabato Isacco Ambron, left the city, The description of their adventures and the places they visited during their long pilgrimage to...

/ November 16, 2017