Movie / “Dante” by Pupi Avati

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December 20 2023, 18:00 (Local time) - Italian Cultural Institute of Chicago (500 Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL). Free with registration. Doors open at 5:30pm CT. Please register each participant individually, using the form on this page.

September 1350. Giovanni Boccaccio was commissioned to bring ten gold florins as symbolic compensation to Sister Beatrice, daughter of Dante Alighieri, a nun in Ravenna in the monastery of Santo Stefano degli Ulivi. Dante died in exile in 1321 while his fame, thanks to the popularization of the Commedia, spread everywhere. 

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