LdM Italian Language Activities – October

FREE
Monday, 13 October
FILM at school: “Mediterraneo”
Director: G. Salvatores
Year: 1991
Length: 105’
1992 Best Foreign Film Oscar Winner
Plot: During World War II, eight Italian soldiers are ordered to hold a small, apparently deserted Greek island in the middle of the Mediterranean. The Italians soon find themselves becoming more and more part of the local culture. Their radio broken, the soldiers find themselves isolated until the arrival of an airplane, whose pilot tells them of the changes in the world over the last three years. Meet at 20.30 in classroom “Roma”.

Wednesday, 15 October
VISIT: La Chiesa di Santa Maria Novella
Meet at 14.40 in front of Via Faenza. Cost: € 2,50. Registration/payment due at the administrative office for Italian Language and Art before Tuesday, 14 October. Maximum 25 participants.

FREE
Friday, 17 October
Seminar: “The Pasta”
Meet at 12.45 in classroom E.

Saturday, 18 October
VISIT: Villa Medicea “La Magia”
Meet at 9.10 in front of the school in Via Faenza. Cost € 10.00 includes: Round trip, guided visit of the villa, garden and contemporary art works. Register and pay at the administrative office for Italian Language and Art before Friday, 17 October, at 15.30. Minimum 6 participants.

FREE
Visit: “The Uffizi”
Meet at 14.40 in front of the school in Via Faenza. Register at the administrative coordinator’s office (Department of Italian Language and Art) by Tuesday, 21 October. Maximum 25 participants.

FREE
FILM at school: “Casomai”
Director: A. D’Alatri
Year: 2002
Length: 90’
Plot: Tommaso and Stefania are a happy, married couple and proud parents of their son, Andrea. Surrounded by the loving advice of parents and friends, they live out their lives. But where to draw the line with all of these well-wishers, friends and relatives? Meet at 16.30 in classroom “Firenze”.

Thursday, 23 October
Pizzeria Dinner: Meet in front of the school in Via Faenza at 20.00. Cost € 10.00 includes pizza and one drink. Registration/payment due at the administrative office for Italian Language and Art before Wednesday, 22 October. Minimum 5 participants.

FREE
Friday, 24 October
Seminar: “Leonardo da Vinci”
Meet at 12.45 in classroom E.

FREE
Monday, 27 October
Seminar: “Legends and Curiosities of Florence”
Meet at 12.45 in classroom E.

FREE
Wednesday, 29 October
Visit: “The Oltrarno Neighborhood”
Meet at 14.00 in front of the school in Via Faenza. Registration due at the administrative office for Italian Language and Art before Tuesday, 28 October. Minimum 5 participants.

FREE
Thursday, 30 October
Film: “Il Mostro”
Director: R. Benigni
Year: 1994
Length: 1’ 58”
Plot: A manicac is terrorizing the city, and Loris, the craziest man in the city, is the prime suspect. Undercover policewoman Jessica decides to move in with Loris to uncover the truth: is he the monster or not?
Meet at 14.00 in classroom E.

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