Exploring Cinematic Rome

Sentieri, in partnership with Italiaidea – Rome, presents Cinematic Rome Sunday, January 24, 2021 @ 12:00–1:30 p.m. Since the era of silent films, Rome has provided filmmakers with spectacular sets as well as beautiful scenery. As cinema became more and more popular, the image of Rome — with its famous… Continue reading

Food Through Art

La Lingua La Vita, in partnership with Sentieri Italiani, Presents Food Through Art Saturday, February 20, 2021 1:00–3:00 p.m. Central Standard Time Presented in English   The love of food has always played a leading role in the highest artistic expression. It’s contemplated in painting, sung about in opera, carefully… Continue reading

Cine-ZOOM #2 • September 27th • Capri-Revolution

Capri-Revolution Directed by Mario Martone   Italian director Mario Martone drew inspiration from a commune of artist-radicals that took up residence on the sun-kissed southern isle in the early 20th century. Picture a cult-like group of young people prancing naked on the rocks overlooking the Mediterranean and you have an… Continue reading

Cineforum • December 7th • BANGLA

BANGLA Directed by Phaim Bhuiyan (2019) Phaim Bhuiyan’s directorial debut is based on his own experiences and brimming with witty observations, Bangla is an endearing and relevant story about integration and identity. Phaim (played by the director himself) is a 22-year-old Italian of Bangladeshi origin. He lives with his family in Rome’s multi-ethnic Torpignattara… Continue reading

Sentieri Italiani Gift Certificates

It’s Time to Start Thinking About…. Gift certificates for Sentieri Italiani make the perfect gifts for the Italophiles in your life. The certificates are flexible, so they can be used for language classes, book clubs, cultural events, film nights and tours. The recipient can choose the Sentieri experience that they… Continue reading

A bit about the Italian actress, Paola Cortellesi

Italian film Scusate se esisto brings out controversial themes such as gender roles.  Architect Serena Bruna works at a restaurant in Rome.  After discovering a new architectural renovation project that she could work on, she happily threw in a bid.  However, in this male dominated field, taking on this project… Continue reading

Spring Cineforum Review

On Satruday April 25th, Sentieri held its Spring Cineforum.  A mix of Sentieri students and non-students came to watch Allacciate le cinture directed by Ferzan Ozpetek. Sentieri’s President, Daniela, started off the event with a brief presentation about the director, his films, and how Sentieri has screened some of his… Continue reading