Cineforum 2020 • February 1st • Il Traditore

Il Traditore (The Traitor) Directed by Marco Bellocchio Il Traditore is a big, handsomely shot, true-crime gangster movie, reflecting more than 30 years from the early 70s to the late 90s, scripted by Bellocchio with screenwriters Valia Santella, Ludovica Rampoldi and Francesco Piccolo. The subject is Italy’s sensational anti-Mafia trial… Continue reading

Sentieri Scholarships | 2020

Sentieri Italiani currently has three scholarships that are available annually. To apply for any one of them, you must submit a short essay of 100 words or less on the subjects indicated below. All applications must be received for review by December 31, 2020. All scholarships must be used towards… Continue reading

Register Now for Winter 2020 Session

Learn Italian in 2020! Begin, or continue, your Italian studies at Sentieri Italiani in the New Year! Space is limited and classes often fill up quickly, so hurry and register today to secure your spot for your favorite class and time! For absolute beginners, there’s Basic 1. For returning students or… Continue reading

Briscola, Buffet & BYOB!

Sunday, November 3, 2019, from 4–8 p.m., at Sentieri Italiani What’s That Game I Always See Those Italian Men Playing? Briscola, along with Scopa, is one of those card games that almost everyone in Italy knows — it is also known in most other Mediterranean countries. Briscola is easy to… Continue reading

Destinazione ITALIA!

Are you planning a trip to Italy in the near future? Want to know a bit more about the language and culture than most visitors? Destinazione ITALIA offered by Sentieri Italiani might be just the ticket! Watch for new classes forming in 2020! We look forward to welcoming you to… Continue reading

Prepare for the B1 CILS Exam at Sentieri Italiani!

New Government Regulations Require Language Proficiencyto Apply for Italian Citizenship Offered by the Università per Stranieri, the CILS exam officially certifies individuals’ Italian language skills. Students that successfully pass all sections of the exam will receive a certificate issued from the Università per Stranieri di Siena, which is recognized by… Continue reading

Celebrate summer Italian style with Ferragosto on August 15

By Sentieri Contributor Jack Piliponis If you have been to Europe you’re likely to be aware that Europeans DO take their vacations and often take them in August. Italians carry it a step further, with a cherished full-scale national holiday every August 15, “Ferragosto.” While Italians celebrate Ferragosto in many… Continue reading

Briscola + Apericena = Fun Evening!

Sentieri Italiani kicked off the 2018 social scene with a nice group of card sharks gathered around the tables of MUNNO. The Briscola competition between the teams was as fierce as always. But an Aperol spritz or two, some vino and lots of really delicious food had a mellowing effect… Continue reading