The Italian Cultural Institute of San Francisco is pleased to present CINEDAY al femminile, a series of productions directed by Italian female filmmakers. This selection is dedicated to Italian director Cecila Mangini (1927-2021), considered the first Italian female documentary filmmaker, and it is available to the first 300 to register. Please not...

This Spring, wherever you are, there’s a program full of events launched by the Italian Cultural Institute in San Francisco that can be followed on your laptop or streamed through your TV, safe at home. From food to arts, to literature, there are many opportunities to stay connected and active virtually while we follow guidelines to avoid the sprea...

Alessandro Marianantoni, Director of Mediars and M Accelerator, will illustrate Dante's influence in cinema and television through some intriguing collages of images, videos and music, in conversation with Massimo Ciavolella, Distinguished Professor of Italian Studies, UCLA Department of European Languages and Transcultural Studies and former direc...

When: Wednesday, April 21, 2021 At 11:00 am - Entrance : Free - A Zoom webinar with Dr. Dagmar Korbacher (Director, Kupferstichkabinett, Berlin State Museums) and Dr. Furio Rinaldi (Curator, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco) To mark the 700th anniversary of Dante Alighieri’s death, the Italian Cultural Institute of San Francisco, in collaboration...

To mark the 700th anniversary of the death of Dante Alighieri in Ravenna in 1321, activities and celebrations are being organized all over the world, confirming the universality of the message and the familiarity of The Divine Comedy, a work that not only contributed to the consolidation of the Tuscan dialect in the Italian language, but has also b...

Become a member of the Italian Cultural Institute in San Francisco and receive a complimentary subscription to Edicoletta italiana (Italian Newsstand), granting you virtual access to some of the most prominent Italian and international newspapers. Access to the virtual library MLOL (MediaLibraryOnLine), the digital lending platform with the largest...

The Italian Cultural Institute of San Francisco is pleased to present the audiobook From the dark forest to Paradise. A journey through Dante Alighieri's Divine Comedy in thirty-three languages, published by Emons Audiolibri. The audiobook, produced by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation on the occasion of the celebrations...

The Italian Cultural Institute and the Consulate General of Italy in San Francisco commemorate International Holocaust Remembrance Day on 27 January, remembering the tragedy of the Holocaust that occurred during World War II with the screening of the video Witnesses of  Witnesses (Testimoni dei testimoni), created by Studio Azzurro to document the...

Wednesday December 9 2020. 11 am PDT. Organized by IIC San Francisco. Free - Register here. Art, Labor, and Artificial Intelligence: A conversation between Italian artist Elisa Giardina Papa, curator Valentino Catricalà and Claudia Schmukli (Curator, De Young Museum, t.b.c.). In this webinar presentation, Elena Giardina Papa will present her most r...

On the occasion of the celebrations for the 500th anniversary of Raphael, the IIC of Los Angeles in collaboration with the IIC in San Francisco and the San Diego Italian Film Festival present RAPHAEL: THE LORD OF THE ARTS (Raffaello Il principe delle arti | Italy 2017, 91') In English, December 4 - 6, 2020. Online Streaming Free ticket - Limited sp...