Friday, May 25, 2018

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Fine Anno! End of the School Year!

Le FAMIGLIE dei ragazzi delle Classi 
PreK, Family English, 
Elementary 123, Elementary 345, 
Native Speaker
sono cordialmente invitate a partecipare alle ultime 30 minuti della lezione finale.  
A presto!

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

New Italian Migrations to the US - June 15, 2018 at 3 p.m.

Presentation: New Italian Migrations 
to the United States
June 15, 2018, at 15:00
Dipartimento di Studi Umanistici, Università di Trieste
Via Lazzaretto Vecchio n. 8, room 6, 2nd floor
Free and Open to the Public

in collaboration with 
Associazione Italo Americana FVG / American Corner Trieste

JOSEPH SCIORRA, Director for Academic and Cultural Programs at the John D. Calandra Italian American Institute (New York).
Author of "Built with Faith: Italian American Imagination and Catholic Material Culture in New York City" (University of Tennessee Press, 2015), which received the Italian American Studies Association 2016 book awards. Co-editor of  "Neapolitan Postcards: The Canzone Napoletana as Transnational Subject" (Rowman & Littlefield, 2016), "Reframing Italian America: Historical Photographs and Immigrant Representations" (John D. Calandra Italian American Institute, 2015), and "Embroidered Stories: Interpreting Women's Domestic Needlework from the Italian Diaspora" (University of Mississippi Press, 2014

LAURA E. RUBERTO, Professor of Humanities, Berkeley City College (Berkeley, CA)
Teaches film studies courses and interdisciplinary liberal arts courses that focus on cultural studies, material culture, aesthetics, and media.
Her research includes work on material culture, Italian American culture, Italian film, and cultural theories of transnational migration. She is the author of "Gramsci, Migration, and the Representation of Women’s Work in Italy and the U.S. (Lexington Books/Rowman and Littlefield, 2007/2010) and the co-editor of "Italian Americans and Television", special issue of Italian American Review, Spring, Volume 6, Number 2, 2016.

Sunday, May 20, 2018

Favorite Film 2017/18 American Film Series

RESULTS of our Survey - My Favorite Film in the 2017/18 American Film Series of the Associazione Italo Americana FVG.  Thanks to all who participated!

If you missed a film, with your membership card you can check it out at our Library. Here's our complete Library Catalog of DVDs and Books.

A special round of applause for Leonardo Buonomo for selecting such excellent films. 

The 2018/19 American Film Series will begin in the Fall of 2018.  See you next season!

In the meantime, this summer on Wednesdays starting on Wednesday, June 20th, enjoy our FREE LIT Flicks Series for Adults and Lit Flicks for Kids at the Associazione Italo Americana FVG / American Corner Trieste




Saturday, May 19, 2018

The Week Ahead: May 21-25, 2018

Summer Registration, Coffee Break, Nati per Leggere, HBU and More!

Come on Down. Activities are Free and Open to the Public.

Registration is OPEN online for Summer STEAM -  
  • PreK through High School. 
  • NEW! High School Intensive Test Prep for University - TOEFL, SAT, ACT.  
  • High Dive - Full Immersion week for Adults.

Tuesday, May 22
10 am - Tuesday Coffee Break - great conversation and a cup of Java Jive!
10 am - Mom & Baby Play Date

Thursday, May 24

10 am - Nati per Leggere - Bilingual Reading 0- 36 months  our last appointment of this school year!  Back in September.
11 am - Mom & Baby Play Date

Friday, May 25
5 pm - Teen Maker Space - almost finished with the 3D Dinosaur!

While you're here:
Look at our HBU Exhibit by the High School Students
Check out a great book, DVD or magazine.  We have lots of new materials.  Here's the link to our CATALOGUE

 Looking ahead:

Starting on June 20th:
Lit FLICKS for Kids - Wednesdays at 5 pm - First Film WONDER
Lit FLICKS for Adults - Wednesdays at 8 pm - First Film MOBY DICK

Independence Day Celebration- July 1, 2018 - Burgers, Beverages and Football!  More info coming soon!

Thursday, May 17, 2018

LIT Flicks for Kids and Adults - June / July 2018

LIT Flicks 2018

Great Books... Great Films.

Classics for Kids and and Adults on the Big Screen.
In English with English Subtitles.
Free and Open to the Public.

American Corner Trieste / Associazione Italo Americana FVG

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

LIT Flicks for Adults 2018

Great Books.  Great Films. 
American Literature as interpreted on the Big Screen


June/July Wednesday evenings at 8 p.m.    

Giugno /luglio: mercoledì ore 20

 INGRESSO LIBERO – Free and Open to the Public

Associazione Italo Americana FVG / American Corner Trieste
Piazza Sant’Antonio 6 - Trieste     
Tel.:  040 63 03 01

6 films in English with English Subtitles.
The films are in chronological order according to the publication date of the book.  Why not check out the book too?

Libri Importanti.  Film Importanti. 
La letteratura americana interpretata sullo grande schermo.  
6 film in V.O.  con sottotitoli in inglese.
I film sono in ordine cronologico secondo la data di pubblicazione del libro. Perché non prendere anche il libro in prestito?

PROGRAM                                                 PROGRAMMA
20/6 MOBY DICK                                    Moby Dick
27/6  A QUIET PASSION                         A quiet passion
4/7    A FAREWELL TO ARMS              Addio alle armi
11/7  THE GRAPES OF WRATH            Furore
18/7  DEATH OF A SALESMAN           Morte di un commesso viaggiatore
25/7  ON THE ROAD                               Sulla strada


20 June MOBY DICK, directed by Mike Barker, 2011, Germany/Austria, 184 min.
Adaptation of Herman Melville's Moby-Dick (novel 1851). Starring William HurtEthan HawkeCharlie Cox. Screenplay by Nigel Williams.
The sole survivor of a lost whaling ship relates the tale of his captain's self-destructive obsession to hunt the white whale, Moby Dick.

20 Giugno MOBY DICK, diretto da Mike Barker, 2011, Germania/Austria, 184 min.
Adattamento del romanzo di Herman Melville Moby-Dick (1851). Interpreti: William HurtEthan HawkeCharlie Cox. Sceneggiatura di Nigel Williams.
L’unico superstite di una baleniera sperduta riporta il racconto dell’ossessione autodistruttiva del suo capitano nel dare la caccia alla balena bianca, Moby Dick.

27 JuneA QUIET PASSION, directed by Terence Davies, 2016, UK/Belgium, 125 min.
The story of  Emily Dickinson’s life.  Starring: Emma BellSara VertongenRose Williams. Screenplay by Terence Davies.
The story of American poet Emily Dickinson from her early days as a young schoolgirl to her later years as a reclusive, unrecognized artist.

27 giugnoA QUIET PASSION, diretto da Terence Davies, 2016, Regno Unito/Belgio, 125 min.
La storia della vita di Emily Dickinson.
Sceneggiatura di Terence Davies.
La storia della poetessa americana Emily Dickinson, dai suoi primi giorni da giovane studentessa, fino ai suoi ultimi anni come artista solitaria, non riconosciuta.

4 July- A FAREWELL TO ARMS, directed by Charles Vidor and John Huston, 1957, USA, 152 min.
Adaptation of Ernest Hemingway’s novel A farewell to arms (1929).
Starring  Rock HudsonJennifer JonesVittorio De Sica. Screenplay by Ben Hecht.
Frederick Henry, an American serving as a volunteer ambulance driver with the Italian forces in the First World War, is wounded and falls in love with his attending nurse, the British Catherine Barkley. In the midst of war and some intrigue, the pair struggles to stay together and to survive the horrors around them.

4 luglio ADDIO ALLE ARMI, diretto da Charles Vidor e John Huston, 1957, USA, 152 min.
Adattamento del romanzo Addio alle armi di Ernest Hemingway (1929).
Interpreti: Rock Hudson, Jennifer Jones, Vittorio De Sica.
Sceneggiatura di Ben Hecht.
Frederick Henry è un soldato americano, volontario in guerra. Viene ferito e si innamora della sua infermiera, la britannica Catherine Barkley. Nel mezzo della guerra e di diversi intrighi, la coppia lotta per rimanere insieme e per sopravvivere agli orrori che li circondano.

11 JulyTHE GRAPES OF WRATH, directed by John Ford, 1940, USA, 129 min.
Oscar winner: Best actress in a supporting role (Jane Darwell), Best director (John Ford).
Adaptation of John Steinbeck’s The Grapes of wrath (1939).
The Joad clan, introduced to the world in John Steinbeck's iconic novel, is looking for a better life in California. After their drought-ridden farm is seized by the bank, the family -- led by just-paroled son Tom -- loads up a truck and heads West. On the road, beset by hardships, the Joads meet dozens of other families making the same trek and holding onto the same dream. Once in California, however, the Joads soon realize that the promised land isn't quite what they hoped.

11 luglio – FURORE, diretto da John Ford, 1940, USA, 129 min.
Vincitore di due Oscar: Migliore attrice non protagonista (Jane Darwell), Migliore regia (John Ford)
Adattato dal romanzo di John Steinbeck Furore (1939).
Sceneggiatura di  Nunnally Johnson
La famiglia dei Joad, introdotta da Steinbeck grazie alla sua opera più rappresentativa, è in cerca di una vita migliore in California. Dopo che la loro fattoria viene acquisita da una banca, la famiglia --guidata dal figlio in libertà vigilata, Tom— carica un camion e parte verso ovest. Lungo la strada, afflitti da diverse difficoltà, i Joad incontrano molte altre famiglie che come loro stanno compiendo lo stesso viaggio e sperando nello stesso sogno. Una volta in California, però, i Joad realizzano che la terra promessa non è esattamente ciò che speravano.

18 July DEATH OF A SALESMAN, directed by Alex Segal, 1966, USA, 102 min.
Adaptation of Arthur Miller’s play Death of a salesman (1949).
Screenplay by Arthur Miller, Stanley Adams.
An abridged award-winning television adaptation of a famous play about an aging travelling salesman who's on the verge of a nervous breakdown. His job is gone, and his family hates him for never being there. He tries mending things with them.

18 luglio MORTE DI UN COMMESSO VIAGGIATORE, diretto da Alex Segal, 1966, USA, 102 min.
Adattamento dell’opera teatrale di Arthur Miller Morte di un commesso viaggiatore (1949).
Sceneggiatura di Arthur Miller e Stanley Adams.
Una versione abbreviata e pluripremiata di una famosa opera teatrale di Arthur Miller. Un anziano commesso viaggiatore è sull’orlo di una crisi di nervi, ha perso il lavoro e la sua famiglia lo odia per non essere mai presente. Proverà in ogni modo a sistemare le cose.

25 July - ON THE ROAD, directed by Walter Salles, 2012, France/USA/UK/Brazil/Canada/Argentina, 137 min.
Adaptation of Jack Kerouac's novel On the road (1951).
Starring  Sam RileyGarrett HedlundKristen Stewart . Screenplay by Jose Rivera.
Shaken by the death of his father and discouraged by his stalled career, writer Sal Paradise goes on a road trip hoping for inspiration. While traveling, he is befriended by charismatic and fearless Dean Moriarty and Moriarty's free-spirited and seductive young wife, Marylou. Traveling across the American southwest together, they strive to break from conformity and search the unknown, and their decisions change the very course of their lives.

25 luglio SULLA STRADA, diretto da Walter Salles, 2012, Francia/USA/Regno Unito/ Brasile/Canada/Argentina, 137 min.
Adattamento del romanzo di Jack Kerouac Sulla strada (1951).
Sceneggiatura di Jose Rivera.
Scosso dalla morte di suo padre e scoraggiato dalla sua carriera in crisi, lo scrittore Sal Paradise parte per un viaggio sulla strada in cerca di ispirazione. Durante il suo viaggio, fa amicizia con il carismatico e temerario Dean Moriarty e sua moglie, Marylou, uno spirito libero giovane e seducente. Viaggiando insieme per il sud-ovest americano, cercano di rompere con il conformismo cercando l’ignoto. Le loro decisioni cambieranno il corso delle loro vite.