Cineforum – Allacciate le cinture

For our last cinema night of term, we will be showing Turkish-Italian director Ferzan Özpetek’s latest film, “Allacciate le cinture” (“Fasten your seatbelts”). Elena (Kasia Smutniak) and Antonio (Francesco Arca) are complete opposites. They are too different in terms of personality, life choices, worldview, and the way they relate to others. However, they are overwhelmed

Cineforum – Un viaggio chiamato amore

For our second cinema night of term, we will be screening “Un viaggio chiamato amore” (“A journey called love”) by director Michele Placido. The movie tells the story of the tormented relationship between novelist Sibilla Aleramo and poet Dino Campana. Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HnH_HkBnBRA There will be English subtitles. Refreshments will be provided. The event will be

ItSoc Social/Conversation Night

Join us for one of our legendary conversation nights at the Maypole! You’ll get to speak Italian with Italians over a drink (alcohol notoriously improves everyone’s language skills). Open to Italians and not Italians, native and non-native speakers alike – we want to make this as diverse and fun as possible. Don’t miss out 🙂

Swap with Cypriot society

Join us for a Mediterranean dinner at the Copper Kettle to brag about our beautiful landscape and culture and complain about the British weather/food. 20 places available, £12 per person. Email Daria at vice-president@cuitaliansociety.org.uk or Nicolas at nm557@cam.ac.uk to book. When: Friday 29th January at 20:00 Where: Agora at The Copper Kettle, 4 Kings Parade,

Italian Masterpieces of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Come along to discover a corner of Italy-  in Cambridge! History of Art PhD student Stephanie  Azzarello will give us a tour of the best  Italian paintings of the Fitzwilliam  Museum. The Museum displays many excellent pieces of art from Renaissance artists, and particularly those from the superlative Venetian School, such as  Titian and Veronese.

Term Card Lent 2016

“Coll’anno nuovo, il caso incomincerà a trattar bene voi e me e tutti gli altri, e si principierà la vita felice. Non è vero?” (Giacomo Leopardi) Happy new year to all our CUITSoc members and Italo-philes! We hope you’ve had a great Christmas and well-deserved break. With the new year, we’d like to invite you to

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 We look forward to seeing many