Istituto Di Cultura - Montreal

17th Edition Italian Contemporary Day Opening December 9, 2021 at 6pm - Photo exhibition "Drive tour" by Cristian Chironi

Events

Italian Montréal | Exhibition
Italian Montréal | ExhibitionWednesday, March 10, 2021 → Sunday, January 09, 2022

In the early 20th century, a new wave of European immigrants made its way to Québec and to Montréal. Among them were thousands of Italians who brought with them their traditions, their values, and their customs, going on to form one of the oldest and largest immigrant cultural communities in Montréa...

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Pompeii. The Immortal City - Exhibition
Pompeii. The Immortal City - ExhibitionThursday, November 18, 2021 → Sunday, September 11, 2022

Starting from the most recent archaeological and scientific research “Pompeii. The immortal city” displays more than 120 never-before-seen artifacts. The path among the objects - through a spectacular immersive installation - allows you to rediscover the spirit and the daily life of the time: up to the momen...

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The art and the science of construction  ̶  Pier Luigi Nervi | Exhibition
"The art and the science of construction" ̶ Pier Luigi Nervi | ExhibitionWednesday, November 24, 2021 → Sunday, February 06, 2022

Real master of artificial and industrialized stone, the "reinforced concrete", Pier Luigi Nervi (1891-1979) is surely among the most influential structural engineers of the 20th century. During his career, Nervi has participated in the realization of iconic buildings of 20th century architecture, such as the Sports hall...

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Screening “The Hand of God” by Paolo Sorrentino
Screening “The Hand of God” by Paolo SorrentinoFriday, December 03, 2021 → Thursday, December 09, 2021

“The Hand of God” [It., 2021, 130 min, OVSTF] - The film directed by Paolo Sorrentino, is set in the 1980s in Naples, the director's hometown, and tells the story of a young man named Fabio, known as Fabietto (Filippo Scotti), who lives in the Neapolitan capital. The boy will have the opportunity to...

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“Hervé Guibert and the cinema” Cycle - Screening “Bicycle thieves” by Vittorio De Sica
“Hervé Guibert and the cinema” Cycle - Screening “Bicycle thieves” by Vittorio De SicaSaturday, December 04, 2021

“Bicycle thieves” [It., 1948, 93 min, OVSTE] - Rome, second post-war. Antonio Ricci, an unemployed person, finds work as a position posting advertising bills. To work, however, he must have a bicycle and his is committed to the pawnshop, so his wife Maria resolutely strips the bed of her dowry bedsheets. ...

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“Hervé Guibert and the cinema” Cycle - Screening “Teorema” by Pier Paolo Pasolini
“Hervé Guibert and the cinema” Cycle - Screening “Teorema” by Pier Paolo PasoliniMonday, December 06, 2021

“Teorema” [It., 1968, 98 min, OVSTF] - A mysterious young man (Terence Stamp) breaks into the life of a rich Milanese family, made up of Paolo (Massimo Girotti), Lucia (Silvana Mangano) and their two children Pietro and Odetta. As they are gathered at the table, a telegram arrives announcing the imminen...

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XVII edition of the Contemporary Day - Photo exhibition Drive tour by Cristian Chironi
XVII edition of the Contemporary Day - Photo exhibition "Drive tour" by Cristian ChironiThursday, December 09, 2021 → Friday, March 11, 2022

The Italian Cultural Institute of Montreal, on the occasion of the XVII edition of the Contemporary Day, is pleased to present the photographic exhibition "Drive tour" by Cristian Chironi, winner of the "Cantica 21" project in the "Over 35" category. Thursday December 9th 2021, 6:00pmIstituto Italiano di Cultura1200, Av....

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In C - On line - En Ligne
"In C - On line - En Ligne"Thursday, December 09, 2021

“In C – On line – En Ligne” is a project conceived by the Tempo Reale centre for music research, production, and education, in collaboration with the Italian Institute of Culture in Montreal, the Schulich School of Music – McGill University, and the CIRMMT research centre, both from Montrea...

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“Italian filmmakers” Cycle - Screening “The wonders” by Alice Rohrwacher
“Italian filmmakers” Cycle - Screening “The wonders” by Alice RohrwacherFriday, December 10, 2021

"The Wonders" by Alice Rohrwacher [It.Sv.Ger., 2014, 110 min, OVSTF] tells the exploration of the outside world by a 12-year-old girl who has always lived outside the rest of the world at the behest of her father, determined to want to protect her and her sisters from everything according to him it would lead to the end...

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“Italian filmmakers” Cycle - Screening Where the shadows fall by Valeria Pedicini
“Italian filmmakers” Cycle - Screening "Where the shadows fall" by Valeria PediciniSaturday, December 11, 2021

“Where the shadows fall" by Valeria Pedicini [It., 2017, 95 min, OVSTE] - Anna and Hans, a nurse and her assistant in a home for the elderly, the former orphanage that saw them as prisoners in childhood, live as if they were trapped in time and space. From the past Gertrud reappears and the horror tape seems to rew...

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“Italian Filmmakers” Cycle - Screening “Daughter of mine” by Laura Bispuri
“Italian Filmmakers” Cycle - Screening “Daughter of mine” by Laura BispuriFriday, December 17, 2021

“Daughter of mine” by Laura Bispuri [It.Sv., Ger., 2018, 97 min, OVSTE] - In the summer of her 10th birthday, Vittoria discovers she has two mothers: Tina (Valeria Golino), loving mother who lives in symbiotic relationship with her baby, and Angelica (Alba Rohrwacher), a fragile and instinctive woman, with a d...

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“Italian Filmmakers” Cycle - Screening “After the war” by Annarita Zambrano
“Italian Filmmakers” Cycle - Screening “After the war” by Annarita ZambranoSaturday, December 18, 2021

“After the war” by Annarita Zambrano [It.Fr., 2017, 92 min, OVSTF] - Bologna, 2002. The protest against the labor reform explodes in the universities. The murder of a labor lawyer reopens old political wounds between Italy and France. Marco, a former left-wing militant, convicted of murder and a refugee i...

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“Italian Filmmaker” Cycle - Screening “Small body” by Laura Samani
“Italian Filmmaker” Cycle - Screening “Small body” by Laura SamaniSunday, December 19, 2021

“Small body” by Laura Samani [It.Fr.Sl., 2021, 89 min, OVSTF] - On a small island in northeastern Italy, in a winter at the beginning of the 1900s, the young Agata loses her daughter at birth. The Catholic tradition says that, in the absence of breath, the child cannot be baptized. Her soul is doomed to Limbo, ...

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Screening “And the Ship Sails On” by Federico Fellini
Screening “And the Ship Sails On” by Federico FelliniWednesday, December 22, 2021

“And the Ship Sails On” [It., 1983, 128 min, FV] - 1914: the steamship "Gloria N." set sail from pier no. 10 of an undefined port of Naples with on board the ashes of the "divine" opera singer Edmea Tetua. ... In sight of the goal, the Italian steamship crosses an Austrian battleship, gets hit and sinks. ...

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