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

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 stern

Conversation Night

It was great to see so many Italians and Italophiles at our first conversation night this year! The cozy atmosphere of the Sicilian restaurant and the common desire of expressing our passion and love for the Italian culture made our night cheerful and full of joy; this is the first step to hopefully make some “amici per la

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. Additionally, you get a full, genuine Italian meal (starter, pizza, and a drink) for only £12! Please note that we only have 20 places so remember

Cineforum – Divorzio all’italiana

The Cambridge University Italian Society is proud to invite you to our first Cinema Night of the year! Lighten up a gloomy and dark autumn evening with a classic Italian comedy: Divorce, Italian Style by Pietro Germi. Ferdinando Cefalù (Marcello Mastroianni) would love to unload his demanding, sex-starved, monumentally unappealing wife, Rosalia (Daniela Rocca), but

2015 – Questi Fantasmi

2015 – Questi Fantasmi By Eduardo de Filippo March 12th – 7pm in the Palmerston Room at St John’s College Italian with English subtitles ‘Questi Fantasmi’ (‘These Ghosts’) is a work which follows perfectly along the lines of De Filippo’s typical approach, combining his great irony with an ability to touch upon themes which make