Ldm Sponsored Events: February

Wednesday 6 February

VISIT: The Historic Centre of Florence

Appointment at 14:40 in front of the school building on Via Faenza. Sign up at the administrative office (department of Italian Language and Art) by 5 February.

Thursday 7 February

FILM: L’Ultimo Bacio (The Last Kiss) by G. Muccino, 2001, 105′ duration.

Carlo and Giulia are expecting a baby and seem happy to the outside world. They are surrounded by family and friends in times of need. One day, Carlo meets a girl and falls in love with her putting his marriage in jeopardy.

16,30 in Aula E at the school building on Via Faenza.

Friday 8 February

SEMINAR: Italian Geography

12,45 in Aula E at the school building on Via Faenza.

Monday 11 February

FILM: I Vitelloni (The Vitelloni) by F. Fellini, 1953, 103′ duration.

The film is set in Rimini and follows a group of young people: the intellectual Leopoldo, the womanizer Fausto, the mature Moraldo, the immature Alberto, and the incurable gambler Riccardo.

20,30 in Aula Roma at the school building on Via Faenza.

Tuesday 12 February

APERITIVO: 19,00 in front of the school building on Via Faenza. 10 Euro includes 1 drink and a dinner buffet in a reserved room. Sign up and pay at the administrative office (department of Italian Language and Art) by 11 February. Minimum 5 participants.

Wednesday 13 February

VISIT: Church of Santa Maria Novella

14,40 in front of the school building on Via Faenza. Cost of 2,50 Euro to be paid at the administrative office (department of Italian Language and Art) by Tuesday 12 February. Maximum 25 participants.

Friday 15 February

SEMINAR: Italian Gestures

12,45 in Aula E at the school building on Via Faenza.

Monday 18 February

FILM: I Soliti Ignoti (The Usual Unknowns) by M. Monicelli, 1958, 111′ duration.

A band of robbers find an opportunity for an easy hit: crack a safe in total silence by breaking through a faulty wall in a private residence. The robbers enter but through the wrong wall; they find themselves in the kitchen. In the refrigerator there is food- they sit down and eat dinner.

20,30 in Aula Roma at the school building on Via Faenza.

Wednesday 20 February

VISIT: The Brancacci Chapel

14,40 in front of the school building on Via Faenza. Cost of 3,00 Euro to be paid at the administrative office (department of Italian Language and Art) by Tuesday 19 February. Maximum of 25 participants.

Friday 22 February

SEMINAR: Sicily

12,45 in Aula E at the school building on Via Faenza.

Saturday 23 February

TRIP: Pisa

12,45 in front of the school building on Via Faenza. Cost of 18,00 Euro includes: roundtrip ticket between Florence and Pisa, guided tour of the city, and informational material. Sign up and pay at the administrative office (department of Italian Language and Art) by Thursday 21 February. Minimum of 7 participants.

Monday 25 February

International Convention on the writer Rodolfo Doni: “Spiritualita e storia nell’opera di Rodolfo Doni”. 9,00-19,00 at the school church on Via Faenza (next to Via Faenza 43).

FILM: Travolti da un Insolito Destino Nell’Azzurro Mare d’Agosto (Swept Away by an Unexpected Destiny in the Blue Sea of August) by L. Wertmuller, 1974, 125′ duration.

Raffaella Pavone Lanzetti spends her vacations on a yacht in the Mediterranean, together with her rich friends. Gennarino, a rough sicilian sailor, is constantly at her beck and call until because of a damaged engine the two find themselves alone in the open water. Washed up on a desert island, roles are reversed until…

20,30 in Aula Roma at the school building on Via Faenza.

Wednesday 27 February

VISIT: The Accademia Gallery

14,40 in front of the school building on Via Faenza. Sign up at the administrative office (department of Italian Language and Art) by Tuesday 26 February. Maximum 25 participants.

Friday 29 February

SEMINAR: Florence and the Medici

12,45 in Aula E at the school building on Via Faenza.

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