Istituto Di Cultura - Toronto

SuperDesign: Italian Radical Design 1965-1975 An exhibition of Italian Radical Design curated by Maria Cristina Didero

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Super Design Italian Radical Design: 1965-1975
Super Design Italian Radical Design: 1965-1975Thursday, March 01, 2018 → Wednesday, May 02, 2018

The Istituto Italiano di Cultura in collaboration with R & Company and Design Exchange present Super Design, an exhibition of Italian Radical Design presented by R & Company curated by Maria Cristina Didero. The show has been over a decade in the making and has come together through extensive research, passionate co...

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EUROPEAN BOOK CLUB 2018Thursday, March 08, 2018 → Thursday, December 06, 2018

This year the European Union National Institutes for Culture (EUNIC) will look at European literature that have been turned into films. In conjunction with the book club discussions, each institute will also host a screening of the film adaptation (with English subtitles). The European Book Club is a cooperation of the...

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THE RETURN OF ULYSSES BY CLAUDIO MONTEVERDIThursday, April 19, 2018 → Saturday, April 28, 2018

THE RETURN OF ULYSSES BY C. MONTEVERDI (APR. 19-28, 2018 AT THE ELGIN THEATRE) “a masterpiece … visually stunning and profoundly moving” – Stage Door Monteverdi’s deeply moving opera recounts the return of the Greek king Ulysses to his family after a twenty-year absence fighting in the Trojan...

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SuperDesign at Sunset
SuperDesign at SunsetTuesday, April 24, 2018

Encore presentation. If you missed the opening and find that our gallery hours are not compatible with your schedule, do not miss this exclusive chance to visit SuperDesign an exhibition of Italian Radical Design. The gallery will be open past its scheduled hours to offer the opportunity to view iconic masterpieces such...

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Giorgia Lupi at Digifest – Meet the Media Guru
Giorgia Lupi at Digifest – Meet the Media GuruWednesday, April 25, 2018

Giorgia Lupi sees beauty in data. With her practice, she challenges the impersonality that data communicate, designing engaging visual narratives that re-connect numbers to what they stand for: stories, people, ideas. Giorgia Lupi is an award-winning information designer and a cofounder of Accurat, a data-driven design...

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The Call at the International Documentary Festival 2018
"The Call" at the International Documentary Festival 2018Sunday, April 29, 2018 → Monday, April 30, 2018

The Istituto Italiano di Cultura, in collaboration with Hot Docs and the Italian Trade Commission, is pleased to present The Call by Enrico Maisto. The Call (La convocazione) Enrico Maisto | 57 Minutes | 2017 | Italy | Italian | Full Subtitles | North American Premiere | Rating: PG Sun, Apr 29 7:45 PM TIFF Bell Lightbox...

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Radicalia - Piero Martinello Exhibition at Campbell House
Radicalia - Piero Martinello Exhibition at Campbell HouseTuesday, May 01, 2018 → Sunday, June 17, 2018

Radicalia by Piero Martinello May 1–June 17 Campbell House Museum ARTIST TALKMay 1, 6 pmReceptionMay 1, 7pm–9pm Piero Martinello travelled across his home country of Italy in search of “outsider” men and women who embrace radical choices. The resulting project, Radicalia, comprises five sections t...

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At the movies with L'Altra Italia: screening of No Country For Youth
At the movies with L'Altra Italia: screening of "No Country For Youth"Thursday, May 03, 2018 → Friday, May 11, 2018

Every year five hundred thousand young people leave Italy and flee overseas. Among the new emigrants there are a lot of ordinary young people seeking their fortune. Sandro and Luciano are two of them. To start up a new business in Italy is an hopeless dream for young people. Now there’s a place instead where &ndash...

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Screening of Earth Cries Out at the TJFF
Screening of "Earth Cries Out" at the TJFFFriday, May 04, 2018

The Toronto Jewish Film Festival and the Istituto Italiano di Cultura co-present the film EARTH CRIES OUT. The Film will be introduced by Carlo Coen. EARTH CRIES OUT (Il grido della terra) DIRECTOR: DUILIO COLETTI ITALY • 1949 • 52 minutes • ITALIAN FRIDAY MAY 4 2018 • 4:00 PM • CINEPLEX CI...

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Librissimi - Comites Toronto
Librissimi - Comites TorontoFriday, May 04, 2018

The Istituto Italiano di Cultura is pleased to invite you to the first edition of Librissimi, The Toronto Italian Book Festival, an event that will bring together books and readers of Italian origin and will take place on Saturday May 5th at Columbus Centre, with an opening reception on Friday May 4th. Com.It.Es, ...

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Gabriele Dadati presenta L’ultima notte di Antonio Canova”
Gabriele Dadati presenta "L’ultima notte di Antonio Canova”Saturday, May 05, 2018

Nell'ambito di Librissimi, Sabato 5 maggio presso la sede del Columbus Centre, Gabriele Dadati, scrittore e autore del libro “L’ultima notte di Antonio Canova” appena pubblicato da Baldini+Castoldi, racconterà, tra ricostruzioni storiche e invenzioni romanzesche, l’ultima notte di vita a Venezia d...

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Screening of Lybia: the Last Exodous
Screening of "Lybia: the Last ExodousMonday, May 07, 2018 → Wednesday, May 09, 2018

Il Toronto Jewish Film Festival e l’Istituto Italiano di Cultura sono lieti di presentare il documentario LIBYA: THE LAST EXODUS   LIBYA: THE LAST EXODUS Regista: RUGGERO GABBAI (ITALY • 2017 • 65 minutes • ITALIAN / ARABIC / HEBREW)   Lunedi 7 maggio 2018 • 18:00 • CINEPLEX C...

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The European Union – A Resurgent Power?
The European Union – A Resurgent Power? Wednesday, May 09, 2018

Join us on Europe Day for a discussion of the past, present, and future of the European Union featuring a panel of distinguished international experts. Introductory remarks by H.E. Peteris Ustubs, European Union Ambassador to Canada, Participants: Dr. Daniela Schwarzer Director, German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP),...

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Novecento Napoletano by Vesuvius Ensemble
"Novecento Napoletano" by Vesuvius EnsembleFriday, May 11, 2018

Vesuvius concludes its season with a concert of popular songs from the nineteenth century. Many of these melodies accompanied immigrants traveling towards the Americas. Full of hope but also of sadness, these passionate songs speak of promised love, long voyages, and nostalgia for the Old World. May 11 at 8:00pmHeliconian...

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Cut Outs
Cut OutsTuesday, May 15, 2018 → Thursday, May 17, 2018

A wondrous and mesmerizing experience where visual arts meets storytelling. Inspired by the paper cut outs of Matisse, Picasso, and Hans Christian Andersen, an artist weaves the story of the Steadfast Tin Soldier and other fantastical tales using paper images, projections, and music. Created by Alessandro Libertini and...

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