CUItSoc Conversation Night

Practice your conversation skills in a friendly and informal environment! Our Conversation Night is open to all those who want to improve their Italian by chatting with native speakers. Please note that we only have 15 places available so remember to sign up here if you want to attend: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e094aaea92baafa7-italian We look forward to seeing […]

Italia Lunare – an evening with Dr Fabio Camilletti

Apparently, writers Fruttero and Lucentini were used to say that a flying saucer could not land in Lucca. Same applies to ghosts and vampires, and to haunted castles and uncanny portraits – that is to say, to the whole repertoire of the Gothic, a genre born in Britain and later exported to France and Germany, […]

Pranzo di Ferragosto – Cineforum

Dear Cinema-lovers, for our last cinema night of term, we will be screening the 2008 comedy Pranzo di Ferragosto, by Roman actor and director Gianni Di Gregorio. An affable bachelor, Gianni (Gianni Di Gregorio), who still lives with his elderly mother (Valeria De Franciscis), has coasted through life and has no complaints about that. But […]

ItSoc Theatre Project Auditions Day 1-2

Our theatre project is starting again! For the third consecutive year the Italian Society, in collaboration with Roman actor and director Ludovico Nolfi, will be staging a play at the end of Lent term, and we are looking for a cast and crew: actors, musicians, sound and lighting technicians, costume and make up artists, on […]

Amarcord

  For our second cinema night of term, we are presenting one of legendary film director Federico Fellini’s greatest works: the 1973 masterpiece “Amarcord”. In an Italian seaside town, young Titta (Bruno Zanin) gets into trouble with his friends and watches various local eccentrics as they engage in often absurd behavior. Frequently clashing with his […]