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  • On the sidelines of the 65th UN General Assembly, the Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs Hon. Franco Frattini met the Italian community in New York during an exclusive event organized at the Consulate General. It was an occasion for him to announce the upcoming re-establishment of the AP Program in Italian, and a full calendar of events dedicated to the 150th anniversary of the Unification of Italy.
  • @ the Italian Cultural Institute, @ the Poisson Rouge and @ Kestè with i-Italy. 3 moments of last week Vinicio Capossela's marathon in New York. And stay tuned for our video too...
  • Mid August Lunch UK Trailer -  Released August 14th 2009
    From March 17 2010 on "Mid-August Lunch" by director Gianni di Gregorio (Zeitgeist Film) will be screened at Film Forum in New York. The movie was first presented at the Italian Cultural Institute on Feb 24 at the precence of famous chef, Tv star, and cookbook writer Lidia Bastianich. It recounts the funny and yet deep story of a man forced to take care of four lively old ladies…
  • The exhibit De/Portees by the contemporary artist Jack Sal opened on January 27 2010 at The Italian Cultural Institute, during the annual reading of the names of the deported Italian Jews. The multi-screen projections conveyed the sense of displacement evoked by the Shoah.
  • The exhibit De/Portees by the contemporary artist Jack Sal opened on January 27 2010 at The Italian Cultural Institute, during the annual reading of the names of the deported Italian Jews. The multi-screen projections conveyed the sense of displacement evoked by the Shoah.
  • What are the consequences of the cut of public funds on the national Cinema industry in Italy? We asked Mrs. Viviana del Bianco, the organizer of the NICE (New Italian Cinema Events) Festival, during the press conference inaugurating its 2009 edition. Find in the article information about the movies running this year. Among them, Viola di Mare by Donatella Maiorca was presented at the Italian Cultural Institute of NY on November 10th, 2009
  • October 16-November 7. The San Diego Italian Film Festival (SDIFF) has an ambitious goal: To make San Diego a high spot for Italian culture. They show great, award-winning, recent Italian movies, all with interesting stories of relationships, love, hate, work, food, identity, all the passions of life. Two of the SDIFF founders, Roberto Ruocco and Victor Laruccia, tell i-Italy how they started and where they are headed.
  • “I only see beauty. And the beauty is only beauty and nothing else, whether it be a beautiful bag, or a beautiful piece of wood, iron or something else… Every painting I do, with whatever material, you can be sure it’s perfect for me. Perfect in form and in space. Form and space are the essential qualities that really count” Alberto Burri

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