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Wed May 08 2024Fri May 10 2024
”Rethinking Gramsci: Global Perspectives on Gramsci”

How have Gramscian categories been appropriated in our global context and how do they continue to be relevant for the contemporary moment? With the spread of his ideas throughout the world, the name of Antonio Gramsci has acquired an impressively wide range of uses and meanings. Building on the experience of Rethinking Gramsci 2023, this year’s […]

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Thu Apr 11 2024Thu Jun 13 2024
”Retour en Italie”

RETOUR EN ITALIE is a film cycle created in collaboration with the Cinéma du Musée. You’ll discover the Canadian premiere of a wide selection of award-winning feature films and documentaries by young and established Italian directors. Don’t miss your chance to see the best of Italian cinema in Montreal. The screenings will be presented in the […]

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Thu Mar 28 2024Thu May 23 2024
Ciné-Histoire

CINÉ-HISTOIRE is where film history and historical film meet. Cinéma du Musée proudly presents its new thematic series: five historical films showcasing one filmmaker, film era or topic. Each screening will be preceded by a brief introductory presentation and followed by a discussion led by an historian. Recreating the past, making history, calls for skill, […]

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Wed Mar 20 2024Fri May 17 2024
”Wooden Diamonds: Olive culture and collective resilience” – Exhibition

Wooden Diamonds is a photographic reportage in three acts by Filippo Ferraro. The project explores the ties between the population of Salento to its olive groves: how does this relationship allow them to (re)define themselves collectively? ACT I: THE DISASTER – Since 2013, a killer bacterium, Xylella fastidiosa, has destroyed 700,000 hectares and decimated almost […]

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Tue Mar 19 2024
Launch / Conference by Francesco Filippi author of: ”But we built roads for them. Lies, Racism and False Memories about Italy’s Colonial Past”

On the occasion of the release of the English translation of his text on the Italian colonial experience, the historian Francesco Filippi will discuss this topic during the conference with the Institute’s public. Francesco Filippi will analyze Italy’s presence in north-eastern Africa, dismantling the myths, lies and stories that have nourished the collective memory of […]

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Thu Mar 14 2024
Musica da cinema : Morricone & Rota

Let yourself be transported by the powerful and expressive musical themes of some of the world’s greatest films, works by Nino Rota and Ennio Morricone, two of the most famous Italian soundtrack composers. Some of their concert works will also be presented, including the Concerto per Trombone by Rota performed by the Italian trombonist Giuliano Rizzotto. Thursday, March 14th […]

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Wed Mar 13 2024
Screening of “The last night of Amore” by Andrea Di Stefano and Q&A with actor Pierfrancesco Favino

On the night before his retirement, the Franco Amore lieutenant is called to investigate a crime scene where his best friend and long-time partner Dino has been killed during a diamond heist. We soon find out that Amore was involved in the diamond heist and learn how the love of his wife Viviana will help […]

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Tue Mar 12 2024Tue May 07 2024
”L’Italie à l’écran”

”L’Italie à l’écran” is a new cycle of films, born from the collaboration between the Italian Cultural Institute of Montreal and the Cinéma Le Clap, dedicated to the discovery of the new production of Italian cinema by offering the latest films by established directors. The selection aims to highlight different approaches of the 7th art through the cultural, […]

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Tue Mar 12 2024
First night in Montréal with Pierfrancesco Favino

We’re pleased to invite you to meet Pierfrancesco Favino at the Italian cultural institute! Favino is one of the leading actors in the contemporary Italian movie scene, and he will be in Montreal for the premiere of his film Last night of Amore. During this evening, moderated by journalist Vittoria Zorfini, the public will have […]

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Mon Mar 11 2024Thu Mar 14 2024
“100 Vases of Italian Design” Exhibition

On the occasion of the Italian Design Day 2024, the Consulate General of Italy in Montreal in collaboration with the Italian Institute of Culture is organizing the exhibition “100 Vases of Italian Design” (open from March 11 to 14 at the Italian Institute of Culture, 1200 Dr Penfield), highlighting Italian excellence in the field of design through […]

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