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1023 Hilgard Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90024
Tel. (310) 443-3250 Fax. (310) 443-3254
email: desk.iicla@esteri.it

Open Mon-Thu. 9am - 1pm, 2-5pm
Library/Gallery Mon -Thu 9am - 1pm, 2-5pm
Gallery Sat 10am - 1pm Sun Closed 
Please note: We are now open by appointment only

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IIC EVENTS CALENDAR JANUARY- MARCH 2016 -
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Prizes and awards for the translation of Italian literary and scientific works -  Italian Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities and Tourism



LINGUA VIVA NEWS

NEW! Winter 2016 Italian Language & Culture Courses start on January 25, 2016

WINTER 2016 schedule - download 

To register please call (310) 824-7408

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BECOME A MEMBER!
Join the Italian Cultural Institute! Free for all, more for You!
Our membership program is your ticket to the beautiful culture of Italy with member previews, openings, special events, and priority seating for screenings, lectures and concerts that keep you in the mix with LA's vibrant cultural scene in the heart of the Westwood village. Join now!


RSVP AND ATTENDANCE POLICY
REGISTRATION:
Please note that the Italian Cultural Institute is an Italian Government office. Due to increased security measures, due to increased security, and new regulations that we have to enforce at all times, the Institute is required to collect additional personal information for the guest attending our events.
Please note that no one will be admitted without reservation under their name and last name as per valid government issued photo ID. Your name should appear in the reservation as your photo ID name (alias not accepted.)
You must enter your complete full name and email address and if you have a guest, you must include their full name too. Incomplete and incorrect information will be rejected (i.e. “my guest”, just initials instead of first and/or last name, “plus 2” etc). We strongly encourage each participant to register individually to assure accuracy of the information provided.
Please allow few minutes to receive your registration confirmation by email.
If you know you will not be able to attend, please cancel your registration by emailing us at events.iicla@esteri.it to allow others to come.
Your reservation is not a guarantee of a seat, our venue has limited seating and our guests will be accommodated on a first-come-first-served basis.
IIC members and Lingua Viva students enjoy previews, priority access, seating, special events, and more! Become a member!
Disclaimer: Please rest assured that your personal data is strictly confidential and will not be shared with any third party organization.

RULES:
Doors generally open 30 minutes before the event starts, and close 5 minutes before the event starts. To respect the schedule of the security personnel, to start the events on time and also for the respect of those who arrived on time, no exceptions will be allowed.
NO ONE WILL BE ADMITTED WITHOUT RESERVATION AND VALID GOVERNMENT ISSUED PHOTO ID. Your name should appear in the reservation as your photo ID name not alias.
Only small personal belongings will be allowed. Please refrain from bringing large items as this may prevent you from accessing the premises (i.e. suitcase, large backpacks).
PARKING ON THE PREMISES IS NOT PERMITTED AT ANY TIME. Violators will be reported
The closest parking structure is on the corner of Hilgard ave and Weyburn. Other parking options in Westwood. Taxis/Uber/Lyft are always recommended.


REQUESTS AND PROPOSALS
Due to the extremely high volume of requests and proposals received daily, the Italian Cultural Institute in Los Angeles is unable to respond to every message.

We give fair consideration only to proposals that are submitted to desk.iicla@esteri.it and include contact details, relevant information related to the proposal, and a budget. Please do not send any attachments. You will receive a confirmation of receipt but we will individually contact only proposals of interest.
Proposals sent to any other email address or submitted by phone, in person or by mail cannot be considered. Please also note that attachments are blocked and all unrequested and supporting materials such as books, CDs, DVDs catalogues, etc will be returned to the sender at their expense.

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Highlights-

Photography

-PHIL STERN, WELCOME BACK TO SICILY

Friday, January 22, 2016 - Thursday, March 31, 2016

PHIL STERN, WELCOME BACK TO SICILY

On the occasion of the ToarminaFilmFest Los Angeles, a collection of photographs by Carmelo Nicosia portraying the emotional return to Sicily of celebrated photographer Phil Stern for a solo exhibit featuring his work as a WWII combat photographer, when >>>

Cinema

-LOS ANGELES, ITALIA: FILM, FASHION AND ART FEST

Sunday, February 21, 2016 - Saturday, February 27, 2016

LOS ANGELES, ITALIA: FILM, FASHION AND ART FEST

The 11th edition of the annual Festival will feature many world and US premieres of recent Italian movies as well as retrospectives, tributes and musical performances. Presented by Capri in the World Institute under the auspices of the Italian Ministry >>>

History

-REMEMBERING GIORGIO BASSANI

Thursday, March 03, 2016

REMEMBERING GIORGIO BASSANI

On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of his birth, the IIC pays tribute to the great novelist, poet, essayist, editor, and intellectual, Giorgio Bassani and his book The Garden of the Finzi-Continis (Il giardino dei Finzi-Contini). The novel chronicles >>>

Art

-JOE MANTEGNA READS HERCULES BY GABRIELE TINTI

Saturday, March 05, 2016

JOE MANTEGNA READS HERCULES BY GABRIELE TINTI

Poetry reading by actor Joe Mantegna in front of The Hope Herakles (Hercules) a Roman, 2nd- or 3rd-century marble sculpture copy after a Greek original of circa 370–350 B.C. by Skopas that is part of the William Randolph Hearst Collection at LACMA. Hercules, >>>

Economy

-BUSINESS & CULTURE: AN ITALIAN PROSPECTIVE

Saturday, March 05, 2016

BUSINESS & CULTURE: AN ITALIAN PROSPECTIVE

This free symposium open to students and the general public brings together innovative business leaders who are working at the crossroads of Italy and the US to share stories and engage with new challenges and ideas. This series of presentations with >>>

 

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