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Thu Sep 14 2023
Lecture by Antonio Nicaso, historian and mafia specialist

We are pleased to welcome Antonio Nicaso, in collaboration with the Cinémathèque Québécoise. A historian specializing in the mafia, he has analyzed the functioning of the mafia in the era of globalization, as well as the specificities of the North American mafia, notably in his book devoted to Vito Rizzuto (Business or Blood: Mafia Boss Vito Rizzuto’s Last […]

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Thu Sep 14 2023Sun Sep 24 2023
Cycles Ciné-mafia

How does cinema relate to a certain Mafia mythology ? To what degree does it detach itself from it, or portray it in its most complex and troubled aspects ? The answer in fourteen films. From September 14th to 24th, 2023 at the Cinémathèque Québécoise – 335, boul. De Maisonneuve Est, Montréal. Thursday September 14th, […]

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Wed Sep 20 2023
Calvino at full speed

Come and discover Italo. Read an excerpt from Calvino’s best novels in Italian or French. You will be able to win* a book by the author and registration for a cooking workshop at the Institute. The evening will be hosted by Silvio Orvieto. Wednesday, September 20th at 6 p.m. Istituto Italiano di Cultura Montréal 1200 […]

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Fri Oct 13 2023
Accademia dei Cameristi TRIO Tedesco – Piccotti – Consonni

A rare performance, refined and engaging program performed by a trio of young musicians, very active in the international music scene who are dedicated to Italian instrumental music. Friday October 13th 2023 – 7:30pm Ecole De Musique Vincent D’Indy 628 De La Cote-Sainte-Catherine, Outremont Program: ALFREDO CASELLA – Trio Sonata in la maggiore ( da […]

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Thu Oct 26 2023
Book club “Lisez la littérature italienne!” dedicated to “Marcovaldo: or The Seasons in the City”, by Italo Calvino

Our upcoming book club will feature an Italian novel and will take place Thursday October 26 at 6:30 pm at the Italian Cultural Institute of Montreal. The book chosen for this session is “Marcovaldo: or The Seasons in the City“, by Italo Calvino (translated by William Weaver). The discussion will be held in French and moderated by Claudia Polledri. Claudia Polledri is a […]

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Tue Aug 22 2023
Free outdoor screening EUNIC | ”Amours & Jeunesse“ | Tuesday August 22nd

Tuesday August 22nd take a seat under the stars at the Italian Cultural Institute to attend a free outdoor film screening on the theme ”Amours & Jeunesse”! End of summer – Notes on furio by Laura Samani (Italy 2023 – 15min. – OVEST) Un adieu by Mathilde Profit (France 2019 – 24min. – OVFST) Les liaisons foireuses by Chloé […]

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Wed Oct 04 2023Fri Dec 29 2023
“The waste land” – Exhibition

Through the lens of Alessio Pellicoro, the city of Taranto, also known as the “city of the two seas,” reveals itself in its most unsuspected corners and invites visitors to explore its edges and interstices. In this now devastated territory, industry has profoundly marked and disrupted the urban fabric. The natural balance has been broken […]

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Tue Aug 08 2023
Free outdoor screening EUNIC | ”Amours & Jeunesse“ | Tuesday August 8th

Tuesday August 8th take a seat under the stars at the Italian Cultural Institute to attend a free outdoor film screening on the theme ”Amours & Jeunesse”! Partir un jour by Amélie Bonin (France 2021 – 25m. – OVFST) Alice et les soleils by Théo Degen and Charlotte Muller (Wallonia-Brussels General Delegation 2022 – 24min. – OVFST) Albertine […]

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Tue Aug 22 2023Sun Aug 27 2023
MUTEK – 24th edition of the Festival of sound and visual exploration and technological innovation

Within the framework of the 24th edition of MUTEK, International Festival of Digital Creativity and Electronic Music, five projects concerning Italian artists will be presented: TVSI (Guglielmo Barzacchini) DJ set Tuesday, August 22nd, 6:30pm Esplanade Tranquille du Quartier des spectacles   Grand River & Marco Ciceri  Tuesday, August 22nd, 9pm  New City Gas (950, rue […]

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Tue Sep 12 2023
CALVINO AND THE BODY OF WORKS ” The only thing I wish I could teach is a way of looking, and that is to be in the midst of the world. After all, literature cannot teach anything else ” Italo Calvino

Starting with the illustrations on display in the exhibition “Figures for Italo Calvino” and the author’s literary works, the workshop led by Matteo Marchesi proposes a physical, narrative and sensory exploration of creativity and imagination as a means of discovering the creative processes and the many languages that nurtured the author’s writing. The workshop is […]

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