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Wed Sep 18 2024Fri Dec 20 2024
Exhibition “Sander Sardinia 1927”

In 1927, when the German photographer August Sander went to Sardinia and took the photographs on display, the island was prefigured in the collective imagination as a world apart, a land outside of time and history. The island in the center of the Mediterranean was instead at the dawn of important changes. August Sander approaches […]

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Tue Sep 03 2024
Organ duo – Alessandro Gaudio, Salvatore Pace

From Cilento to Lucania, the accordion makes southern music shine in Canada. Salvatore Pace, award-winning at national and international level and Alessandro Gaudio they will hold a concert, Tuesday September 3rd at 6:30pm at the Institute RSVP. Program of some songs that they will perform: Crusko (S. Pace) Divoc (Gaudio-Pace) Le pays (Gaudio) Passione meridionale (Gaudio) Diatonic tango […]

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Fri Aug 30 2024
Salvatore Pace and Alessandro Gaudio at the 35th edition of the “Carrefour mondial de l’accordéon de Montmagny”

The 35th edition of the Carrefour mondial de l’accordéon de Montmagny invites you from August 30th to September 1st, to reconnect with musicians from Quebec, Canada and more than 8 countries including Italy. These three days of music offer an intense experience, punctuated by more than 30 activities. Salvatore Pace and Alessandro Gaudio are two […]

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Fri Jul 26 2024
“Save the last dance for me”, by Alessandro Sciarroni at the Festival Furies

In “Save the last dance for me”, Alessandro Sciarroni collaborates with the dancers Gianmaria Borzillo and Giovanfrancesco Giannini, following the steps of a Bolognese dance called Polka Chinata. It is a courtship dance originally performed only by men and dating back to the early twentieth century: physically demanding, almost acrobatic, it requires the dancers to […]

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Thu Jul 18 2024Thu Oct 24 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 Jul 11 2024
Regards italiens de Montréal – Screening of the film “Trois camarades de Montréal” by Bruno Ramirez and Giovanni Princigalli at the Cinéma Public

Giovanni, Francesco and Salvatore have passed the age of 80 and are proud to still consider themselves communist or socialist comrades. All three left their impoverished villages in southern Italy during the post-war years and, once settled in Montreal, maintained close links with parties of the Italian left, while militating in progressive Canadian unions and […]

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Tue Jul 09 2024
Cinema turns to sport – Outdoor screening

For this last session of the #Eurosport cycle, you will have the pleasure of discovering a selection of four short films from the Wallonia-Brussels Federation. Presented in collaboration with the festival Courts d’un Soir, the screening will be held in the gardens of the Italian Cultural Institute of Montreal (screening moved indoors in case of […]

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Thu Jul 04 2024Sun Jul 14 2024
Screening of the film “Shoeshine” by the director Vittorio De Sica

One of the greatest achievements in the cinematic revolution known as Italian neorealism, Vittorio De Sica’s Shoeshine stands as a timeless masterpiece of trenchant social observation and stirring emotional humanism. In postwar Rome, street kids Giuseppe (Rinaldo Smordoni) and Pasquale (Franco Interlenghi) shine the shoes of American servicemen in hopes of saving enough money to […]

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Tue Jul 02 2024Tue Oct 01 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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Sun Jun 23 2024Tue Jun 25 2024
Luca Ciarla solOrkestra – Canada tour

Italian violin alchemist Luca Ciarla creates his music with a loop pedal, his voice and several toy instruments. He performs in solo and strictly live all his orchestra score, playing the violin also like a guitar, a cello or a percussion instrument. In this imaginative musical landscape Luca sings, whistles, plays other instruments or adds […]

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