Thursday, May 25, 2017

Ice Cream Social and Graduation Party

Our Annual Ice Cream Social and Graduation Party!
For PRE - K and ELEMENTARY Students

Friday, May 26, 2017 at 6 pm
R.S.V.P. so we have plenty of ice cream!
aia.fvg@gmail.com


Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Memorial Day 2017

MEMORIAL DAY is in remembrance of the men and women who lost their lives in the US Military.  

American Corner Trieste Memorial Day events on Tuesday, May 30th include:

Read all of Ernie Pyle's World War II Columns at this LINK.




Friday, May 19, 2017

Lit Flicks 2017

LIT FLICKS
Classic American Literature on the Big Screen.
June 7th - July 12th, 2017 - 8 p.m.
Films in V.O.  Free and Open to the Public 
at American Corner Trieste



7 June THE LAST OF THE MOHICANS, directed by Michael Mann, 1992, USA, 112 min.
Adaptation of James Fenimore Cooper's The Last of the Mohicans (novel 1826). Starring Daniel Day-Lewis, Madeleine Stowe, Russell Means. Screenplay by Cristopher Crowe, Michael Mann. Oscar Winner: Best Sound.
The last members of a dying Native American tribe, the Mohicans, live in peace alongside British colonists. When the daughters of a British colonel are kidnapped by a traitorous scout, they must be rescued in the crossfire of a gruesome military conflict of which they wanted no part: the French and Indian War.

7 Giugno L’ULTIMO DEI MOICANI, diretto da Michael Mann, 1992, USA, 112 min.
Adattamento del romanzo di James Fenimore Cooper L’Ultimo dei Moicani (1826). Interpreti: Daniel Day-Lewis, Madeleine Stowe, Russell Means. Sceneggiatura di Cristopher Crowe, Michael Mann.
Gli ultimi componenti della tribù di nativi Americani, i Moicani, vivono in armonia con i colonizzatori britannici. Quando le figlie di un colonnello britannico vengono rapite da un esploratore sleale, devono salvarle dal cruento conflitto militare di cui fanno parte e in cui loro non vorrebbero entrare: la guerra tra francesi e indiani.

14 JuneTHE SCARLET LETTER, directed by Roland Joffé, 1995, USA, 135 min.
Adaptation of Nathaniel Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter: A Romance (novel 1850). Starring:  Demi Moore, Gary Oldman, Robert Duvall. Screenplay by Douglas Day Stewart.
It is 1667 in the Massachusetts Bay Colony, and an uneasy truce exists between local Puritans and their neighbors, the tribe of the Algonquians. Chief Metacomet succeeds his father Massasoit as head of the latter just as a new colonist, Hester Prynne, arrives overseas from England. As Hester waits for her husband, who is due to follow shortly after, she falls for a young minister, Arthur Dimmesdale.

14 giugnoLA LETTERA SCARLATTA, diretto da Roland Joffé, 1995, USA, 135 min.
Adattamento del romanzo di Nathaniel Hawthorne La Lettera Scarlatta (1850). Interpreti: Demi Moore, Gary Oldman, Robert Duvall. Sceneggiatura di Douglas Day Stewart.
Nel 1667, nella colonia della Massachusets Bay, fra i locali Puritani ed i loro vicini, la tribù degli Algonchini, non corre buon sangue. Il capo Metacomet succede a suo padre Massasoit come guida della tribù, proprio quando una nuova cittadina, Hester Prynne, arriva dall’Inghilterra. Mentre Hester attende suo marito, che dovrebbe seguirla a breve, si innamora di un giovane sacerdote, Arthur Dimmesdale.

21 June- 12 YEARS A SLAVE, directed by Steve McQueen, 2013, USA, 134 min.
Oscar Winner: Best Picture, Best Supporting Actress, Best Screenplay
Adaptation of the slave narrative memoir Twelve Years a Slave by Solomon Northup (1853). Starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Kenneth Williams, Michael Fassbender. Screenplay by John Ridley.
Based on an incredible true story of one man's fight for survival and freedom. In the pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. Facing cruelty personified by a malevolent slave owner, as well as unexpected kindnesses, Solomon struggles not only to stay alive, but to retain his dignity.

21 giugno- 12 ANNI SCHIAVO, diretto da Steve McQueen, 2013, USA, 134 min.
Adattamento dalle memorie 12 Anni Schiavo di Solomon Northup (1853). Interpreti: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Kenneth Williams, Michael Fassbender. Sceneggiatura di John Ridley.
Basato sulla storia vera di un uomo che lotta per la sua sopravvivenza e libertà. Nel periodo antecedente alla Guerra Civile negli Stati Uniti, Solomon Northup, un uomo di colore libero proveniente dallo stato di New York, viene catturato e venduto come schiavo. Affrontando le crudeltà di un malevolo proprietario di schiavi, Solomon non solo combatte per rimanere in vita, ma anche per la sua dignità.

28 JuneTHE GREAT GATSBY, directed by Baz Luhrmann, 2013, USA, 143 min.
Oscar winner: Best Costumes, Best Production Design.
Adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby (1925). Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Carey Mulligan, Joel Edgerton. Screenplay by Baz Luhrmann, Craig Pearce.
New York, 1929. Nick Carraway, in a sanitarium for depression and alcoholism, is persuaded by his doctor to write a therapeutic account of what put him there. Nick's journal describes how, seven years earlier, he had moved to a tiny house on Long Island adjoining the sumptuous mansion owned by enigmatic neighbor, the fabulously wealthy Jay Gatsby.

28 giugno IL GRANDE GATSBY, diretto da Baz Luhrmann, 2013, USA, 143 min.
Adattato dal romanzo di F. Scott Fitzgerald Il Grande Gatsby (1925). Interpreti: Leonardo DiCaprio, Carey Mulligan, Joel Edgerton. Sceneggiatura di  Baz Luhrmann, Craig Pearce.
New York, 1929. Nick Carraway, che si trova in un istituto per la cura della depressione e alcolismo, viene persuaso dal suo medico a scrivere per motivi terapeutici un resoconto dei fatti che l’hanno portato lì. Il diario di Nick descrive come, sette anni prima, si sia trasferito in una piccola casetta a Long Island vicino alla lussuosa villa di proprietà del suo enigmatico e favolosamente ricco vicino, Jay Gatsby.

5 July - A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE, directed by  Elia Kazan, 1951, USA, 162 min.
Oscar Winner:  Best Actress, Best Supporting Actress, Best Supporting Actor, Best Set Decoration.
Adaptation of Tennessee Williams’ play A Streetcar Named Desire (1947). Starring  Vivien Leigh, Marlon Brando, Kim Hunter. Screenplay by Tennessee Williams.
Troubled former schoolteacher Blanche DuBois as she leaves small-town Mississippi and moves in with her sister, Stella Kowalski and her husband, Stanley, in New Orleans. Blanche's flirtatious Southern-belle presence causes problems for Stella and Stanley, who already have a volatile relationship, leading to even greater conflict in the Kowalski household.

5 luglio - UN TRAM CHE SI CHIAMA DESIDERIO, diretto da Elia Kazan, 1951, USA, 162 min.
Adattamento dell’opera teatrale di Tennessee Williams Un tram che si chiama desiderio (1947). Interpreti: Vivien Leigh, Marlon Brando, Kim Hunter. Sceneggiatura di Tennessee Williams.
La problematica ex-insegnante Blanche DuBois lascia la sua piccola cittadina in Mississipi e si trasferisce dalla sorella Stella Kowalski e dal marito di questa, Stanley, a New Orleans. La sensuale bella presenza del Sud di Blanche causa problemi a Stella e Stanley, i quali già hanno una relazione instabile, causando ulteriori conflitti a casa Kowalski.

12 July- TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD, directed by Robert Mulligan, 1962, USA, 169 min.
Adaptation of Harper Lee's 1960 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of the same title.
Starring Gregory Peck, John Megna, Frank Overton. Screenplay by Horton Foote.  Oscar Winner: Best Actor, Best Screenplay, Best Set Decoration.
Small-town Alabama, 1932. Atticus Finch is a lawyer and a widower. He has two young children, Jem and Scout. Atticus Finch is currently defending Tom Robinson, a black man accused of raping a white woman. Meanwhile, Jem and Scout are intrigued by their neighbors, the Radleys, and the mysterious, seldom-seen Boo Radley in particular.

12 luglio - IL BUIO OLTRE LA SIEPE, diretto da Robert Mulligan, 1962, USA, 169 min.
Adattamento del romanzo di Harper Lee Il buio oltre la siepe (1960). Interpreti: Gregory Peck, John Megna, Frank Overton. Sceneggiatura di  Horton Foote.

La storia si ambienta in una piccola cittadina dell’Alabama nel 1932. Atticus Finch è un avvocato vedovo, con due figli piccoli, Jem e Scout. Ha in piedi una causa per la difesa di Tom Robinson, un uomo di colore accusato di aver stuprato una donna bianca. Nel frattempo Jem e Scout sono incuriositi dai loro vicini, i Radley, e in particolare dal misterioso Boo Radley.


Summer Cartoon Festival 2017











































SUMMER CARTOON FESTIVAL 2017
Mid-June/end July - Metà giugno a fine luglio
Wednesday Afternoons at 5:30 pm   Mercoledì ore 17:30
 INGRESSO LIBERO – Open to the Public

PROGRAM                                                
21/6    – FINDING   NEMO (Alla Ricerca di Nemo)
28/6    – FINDING DORY (Alla Ricerca di Dory)
5/7      – THE ARISTOCATS (Gli Aristogatti)
12/7    – ZOOTOPIA (Zootropolis)
19/7    – BOLT (Bolt)
26/7    – MOANA (Oceania)                        

21 June- FINDING NEMO, directed by Andrew Stanton, Lee Unkrich, 2003, USA, 100 min.
Written by Andrew Stanton. Voices: Albert Brooks, Ellen DeGeneres, Alexander Gould. Screenplay by Andrew Stanton. Oscar Winner: Best Animated Film
After his son is captured in the Great Barrier Reef and taken to Sydney, a timid clownfish sets out on a journey to bring him home.

21 giugnoALLA RICERCA di NEMO, regia  Andrew Stanton, Lee Unkrich, 2003, USA, 100 min.
Scritto da  Andrew Stanton. Voci di Albert Brooks, Ellen DeGeneres, Alexander Gould. Sceneggiatura di  Andrew Stanton.  Vincitore Oscar: Migliore Film d’Animazione
Quando suo figlio viene catturato nella Grande barriera corallina e portato a Sidney, un timido pesce pagliaccio parte in viaggio per riportarlo a casa.


28 JuneFINDING DORY, directed by Andrew Stanton, Angus MacLane, 2016, USA, 97 min.
Written by Andrew Stanton. Voices: Ellen DeGeneres, Albert Brooks, Ed O'Neill. Screenplay by Andrew Stanton. 
The friendly but forgetful blue tang fish, Dory, begins a search for her long-lost parents, and everyone learns a few things about the real meaning of family along the way.

28 giugno- ALLA RICERCA di DORY, regia Andrew Stanton, Angus MacLane, 2016, USA, 97 min.
Scritto da  Andrew Stanton. Voci di  Ellen DeGeneres, Albert Brooks, Ed O'Neill. Sceneggiatura di  Andrew Stanton.
Dory, un simpatico ma smemorato pesce blu, inizia una ricerca dei suoi genitori durante la quale tutti impareranno qualcosa sul vero significato della famiglia.

5 July- THE ARISTOCATS , directed by  Wolfgang Reitherman, 1970, USA, 78 min.
Adaptation of Tom McGowan and Tom Rowe’s novel The Aristocats . Voices:  Phil Harris, Eva Gabor, Sterling Holloway.
With the help of a smooth talking tomcat, a family of Parisian felines set to inherit a fortune from their owner try to make it back home after a jealous butler kidnaps them and leaves them in the country.

5 luglioGLI ARISTOGATTI, regia Wolfgang Reitherman, 1970, USA, 78 min.
Adattamento del libro di Tom McGowan e Tom Rowe Gli Aristogatti. Voci di Phil Harris, Eva Gabor, Sterling Holloway.
Con l’aiuto di un gatto parlante, una famiglia di gatti parigini destinata a ereditare una fortuna dalla propria padrona cerca di fare ritorno a casa dopo che il maggiordomo geloso li aveva rapiti e lasciati nella campagna. 


12 July- ZOOTOPIA , directed by Byron Howard, Rich Moore , 2016, USA, 108 min.
Written by  Byron Howard, Rich Moore. Voices: Ginnifer Goodwin, Jason Bateman, Idris Elba. Oscar Winner: Best Animated Film.
In a city of anthropomorphic animals, a rookie bunny cop and a cynical con artist fox must work together to uncover a conspiracy.

12 luglio- ZOOTROPOLIS, regia Byron Howard, Rich Moore, 2016, USA, 108 min.
Scritto da   Byron Howard, Rich Moore.  Voci di Ginnifer Goodwin, Jason Bateman, Idris Elba. Vincitore Oscar: Migliore Film di Animazione.
In una città di animali antropomorfi, una coniglietta poliziotta ed una cinica volpe devono lavorare insieme per svelare una cospirazione.


19 July – BOLT, directed by Byron Howard, Chris Williams, 2008, USA 96 min. 
Writers: Dan Fogelman, Chris Williams. Voices:  John Travolta, Miley Cyrus, Susie Essman.
The canine star of a fictional sci-fi/action show that believes his powers are real embarks on a cross country trek to save his co-star from a threat he believes is just as real.

19 luglioBOLT, regia Byron Howard, Chris Williams, 2008, USA 96 min.
Scritto da Dan Fogelman e Chris Williams.  Voci di John Travolta, Miley Cyrus, Susie Essman.
La star a quattro zampe di uno show televisivo d’azione crede che i suoi superpoteri siano reali e si imbarca in un viaggio per salvare il suo collega da un pericolo che crede essere altrettanto reale.

26 JulyMOANA, directed by Ron Clements, John Musker, 2016, USA, 107 min.
Writers: Jared Bush, Ron Clements. Voices: Auli'i Cravalho, Dwayne Johnson, Rachel House.
In Ancient Polynesia, when a terrible curse incurred by the Demigod Maui reaches an impetuous Chieftain's daughter's island, she answers the Ocean's call to seek out the Demigod to set things right.

26 luglio OCEANIA, regia Ron Clements, John Musker, 2016, USA, 107 min.

 Scritto da Jared Bush e Ron Clements. Voci di  Auli'i Cravalho, Dwayne Johnson, Rachel House.
Nell’antica Polinesia, quando una terribile maledizione causata dal semidio Maui raggiunge l’isola dell’impetuosa figlia del capotribù, lei risponde alla chiamata dell’0ceano alla ricerca di Maui per chiarire le cose.       

Monday, May 15, 2017

Presentation of Summer Courses and Activities

Come for our Presentation
Monday, May 15th at 5 pm.  



Summertime at the Associazione Italo Americana FVG / American Corner Trieste means:

The Week Ahead: May 15-19, 2017

Presentation of Summer Activities and Courses, Nati per Leggere, Makers, Moms, Teens.  American Corner Trieste Activities are always Free and Open to the Public.

Monday, May 15th
STEAM Kids, Weekend Warrior Adults, 2 Film Series




Tuesday, May 16th
5 pm - Mom and Baby Playgroup

Thursday, May 18th
10 am - Maker Space - make it, sew it, fix it with friends.  More Technological? Come and try the 3D Printer!  We have 3 Singer Sewing Machines, Knitting Needles and Craft Materials.

Friday, May 19th
Make, Create, Hang Out in English.  Open to all Teens.  



Looking Ahead!  
Friday, May 26th, 6 pm - Ice Cream Social and Graduation for our PreK and Elementary Students.  

MISS-MASS - All Submissions are in!  We are now editing.  We'll keep you posted.  Details at this LINK  

Sunday, May 7, 2017

The Week Ahead May 8-12, 2017

Miss-Mass, Moms, Makers, Teens, Finding Dory and Jungle Book

American Corner Trieste Activities are always Free and Open to the Public.

Mon. May 8th - DEADLINE for MISS-MASS 
Write an original article in English for our new magazine MISS-MASS.  You might get published!  Details at this LINK  

Tues. May 9th
10 am - Mom & Baby Play Date

Thurs. May 10th
10 am - Mom & Baby Play Date


10 am - Maker Space - make it, sew it, fix it with friends.  More Technological? Come and try the 3D Printer!  We have 3 Singer Sewing Machines, Knitting Needles and Craft Materials.


1:30, 4, 6:30, 9 pm - FINDING DORY - Last film in the American Film Series at Teatro dei Fabbri.  Members Only.

Friday, May 11th
5 pm - AC TC - American Corner Teen Club.  We're watching Jungle Book this week.  

5:30 pm - The JUNGLE BOOK in V.O.  - Last film in the Family Film Series.  Free and Open to All.


SAVE THE DATE:  
Monday, May 15th at 5 pm - Presentation of Summer Courses and Activities.  
Friday, May 26th at 6 pm - Ice Cream Social and Graduation Party - Pre-K and Elementary


Wednesday, May 3, 2017

The Week Ahead: May 2-7, 2017

Moms, Makers, Teens, GLOW and Miss-Mass

American Corner Trieste Activities are always Free and Open to the Public.

Tues. May 2nd
10 am - Mom & Baby Play Date

Thurs. May 4th
10 am - Mom & Baby Play Date


10 am - Maker Space - make it, sew it, fix it with friends.  More Technological? Come and try the 3D Printer!  We have 3 Singer Sewing Machines, Knitting Needles and Craft Materials.

Friday, May 5th
5 pm - AC TC - American Corner Teen Club.  We're working on 3D Printing.  Bring a project!

6 pm - Teacher Learning Network - Free and Open to Language Teachers.  Meeting Language: English.

Saturday/ Sunday - May 6-7 - 3 pm - 3pm 



GLOW Weekend for Middle and High School Girls. May 6-7 - 24 hours - 3 pm - 3 pm
Registration is CLOSED
Details HERE








May 8th - DEADLINE
MISS-MASS - Write an original article in English for our new magazine MISS-MASS.  You might get published!  Deadline: May 8, 2017.  Details at this LINK