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Ended Mon Feb 12 2024
Borromini and Bernini: The Challenge for Perfection

In the framework of the 9th Edition of the Beirut Art Film Festival – BAFF, the Italian Cultural Institute is pleased to announce the screening of the documentary Borromini and Bernini. The Challenge for Perfection. Italy, 2023, 102′, Giovanni Troilo, O.V/Eng. sub. at Bathish Auditorium – West Hall – AUB. Borromini and Bernini: The Challenge […]

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Ended Tue Dec 12 2023Tue Dec 12 2023
Screening of the movie “Dante” by Pupi Avati

The Italian Embassy in Lebanon and the Italian Cultural Institute in Beirut will screen the film “Dante” by Pupi Avati (2021 – 90 min.) on December 12th, 2023 at 8 p.m. at the Caracalla Theater. The initiative was created to promote the image of Dante in the world, given the undisputed relevance of the Supreme […]

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Ended Sun Dec 03 2023Sun Dec 03 2023
16th Beirut Chants Festival | 100 Years of Maria Callas

“You are born an artist or you are not. And you stay an artist, dear, even if your voice is less of a fireworks. The artist is always there.” Maria Callas This December 2023, the world will celebrate the hundredth anniversary of Maria Callas’ birth, an event that the Italian Cultural Institute and the Italian […]

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Ended Thu Nov 09 2023Thu Nov 09 2023
9° BAFF | “PERUGINO. ETERNAL RENAISSANCE”

Perugino. Eternal Renaissance, directed by Giovanni Piscaglia, is a docufilm on the life and work of Pietro di Cristoforo Vannucci, known to all as Il Perugino, who trained between two different but at the same time similar worlds, that is, on the one hand, architecture and the fundamental influence of Piero della Francesca, and on […]

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Ended Tue Nov 07 2023Fri Nov 17 2023
9th BAFF-BEIRUT ART FILM FESTIVAL

The Italian Cultural Institute in Lebanon is pleased to announce that as part of its partnership with the 9th Edition of BAFF, the following two events will be organized: “Perugino. Rinascimento immortale” Directed by Giovanni Piscaglia for BALLANDI (Italia, 2023 – 80 min.) “Il Perugino. Il meglio maestro d’Italia.” Exhibition by Stefano Baldi (2023) The […]

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Ended Sun Nov 05 2023Sun Nov 05 2023
23rd Week of the Italian Language in the World | THEATER PLAY “THE ETERNAL MASQUE”

The Italian Cultural Institute is pleased to support the Cultural House of Sarba in the realization of the play “La Maschera Eterna” [The eternal masque] inspired by Nobel Prize for literature winner Luigi Pirandello’s short novel “Donna Mimma”. The performance will will be held on November 5th at 6pm at the Le Monnot Theatre. The […]

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Ended Tue Oct 17 2023Fri Nov 17 2023
9° BAFF – EXHIBITION “PERUGINO 500”

Event organized also in the framework of the 23rd Week of the Italian Language in the World: “Italian and sustainability” under the High Patronage of the President of the Republic Perugino 500. To mark the 500th Anniversary of the death of the Italian artist Pietro Perugino, the Italian Cultural Institute presents a 15-poster retrospective exhibition […]

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Ended Sat Oct 14 2023Sat Oct 14 2023
28th EUROPEAN FILM FESTIVAL | FILM “THE EIGHT MOUNTAINS” – TRIPOLI

The Eight Mountains (Italian: Le otto montagne) is a 2022 drama film co-directed by Felix van Groeningen and Charlotte Vandermeersch, who co-adapted the screenplay from the novel of the same name by Paolo Cognetti. The film depicts a friendship between two men who spend their childhood together in a remote Alpine village and reconnect later […]

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Ended Tue Oct 03 2023Tue Oct 31 2023
ITFF’S/APIDGE SECOND PRIZE SECTION ARTICLE 9 FOR THE SHORT FILM “SPRECATO”.

Our warmest congratulations to the students of the Italian language courses organized by the Cultural House of Sarba, Nabatieh Region in collaboration with the Italian Cultural Institute in Lebanon, for winning on October 8th the Second Prize Ex Aequo in Section 9 – promoted by APIDGE on the subject “2023: aware and active citizens for […]

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Ended Thu Sep 28 2023Mon Oct 02 2023
28th EUROPEAN FILM FESTIVAL | FILM “NOSTALGIA”

After a long time spent between Lebanon and Egypt, Felice, who has become a wealthy entrepreneur, returns to Naples, the city where he lived until he was 15. His mother Teresa, “the best seamstress in the Sanità district”, lives in a small ground floor apartment, and welcomes with open arms her son, who she thought […]

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