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17th Week of the Italian Language in the World



17th Week of the Italian Language in the World



On the occasion of the 17th Week of the Italian Language in the World, a series of materials have been produced dedicated to this year’s topic: Italian at the cinema, Italian in the cinema:

1. Short movie Il cinema parla Italiano – Cinema Speaks Italian

The short movie is dedicated to the relationship between Italian language and cinema and its protagonist is a child on a journey of discovery of Italian cinema and its captivating world: 

2. E-book by the Accademia della Crusca L’italiano al cinema, l’italiano nel cinema

Every year, the Accademia della Crusca, in collaboration with publishing company goWare, issues a volume dedicated to the Week of Italian Language in the World. It is possible to download the volume here: 

3. RAI 3’s program Hollywood Party: Il Cinema alla Radio (Cinema at the Radio)

Senti chi parla, 15 episodes dedicated to 15 Italian movies: from Totò’s expressionism to the ‘Pidgin Italian’ of the Armata Brancaleone to the literary Italian of Il Gattopardo (The Leopard): 


Date: From Monday, October 16, 2017 to Sunday, October 22, 2017

Organized by : MAECI

In collaboration with : Accademia della Crusca - RAI 3

Entrance : Free