Thursday, February 28, 2013

Made for Each Other: Fort Apache, the Bronx

Another appointment with Made for Each Other, Associazione Italo Americana FVG's Cinema vs TV series, at the Cappella Underground. Don't miss the expert commentary with our very own Leonardo Buonomo. 
 
March 4, 2013 at 8 p.m.
 
Fort Apache, the Bronx (1981). Dir. Daniel Petrie.
Starring: Paul Newman and Edward Asner
New York, South Bronx, il 41st Police District, known as Fort Apache, because it is the only safe place in the area. A neighborhood known for poverty, crime, delinquents. Unethical policemen go to work here; the main character Murphy is a man who is often in conflict with his bosses, but basically a good and honest cop.
Mark your calendars for upcoming Made For Each Other couples:
18/3/2013 Third Rock from the Sun (TV series, 1996-2001)
25/3/2013 The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951). Dir. Robert Wise

8 /4/ 2013 Tin Man (TV series, 2007)
15/4/2013 The Wizard of Oz (1939). Dir. Victor Fleming

Your membership card is valid for the entry to the Cappella Underground for these showings. Not a member yet? No problem.  Come by our office before show time and become a member!  We're open Monday to Friday 4-8 p.m. and Tuesday and Thursday mornings 10-12. 

American Corner - What's up this weekend?

Another weekend of activities, Open to the Public at the American Corner Trieste, via Roma 15 - Trieste.


Friday, March 1st, 6 -7 p.m.
Friday American Experience: Fly Girls - 60 min. PBS documentary
The WASPs (Womens Airforce Service Pilots) from World War II.  Over 1,000 women left their homes to become pilots to help the war effort.  Until recently they were not recognized as veterans and had no benefits.  Their stories through interviews, photo archives, videos.

Saturday, March 2nd, 10:30 - 11:30
Saturday Storytime: Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What do you hear?
Another fun story with our storytime team.  Eric Carle's companion book to our other favorite, Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What do you see?  Call or e-mail to reserve a space for your little one aia.fvg@mail.com or 040 63 03 01.

Friday, February 22, 2013

Yes, the show will go on. The snow melted today and our programs will go on as scheduled: 

Red Tails Film (Friday at 6 p.m. and Saturday at 10 a.m.)
Saturday Storytime: Saturday at 10:30 a.m. 

See you at the Associazione Italo Americana / American Corner Trieste!

Thursday, February 21, 2013

Made for Each Other- Feb. 25th, Mar. 4th, 2013

Made For Each Other the Associazione Italo Americana FVG's TV /Film combination continues. Our Next "Couple" is about police.
Showings at 8 pm at the Cappella Underground.

 25 /2/ 2013 Hill Street Blues (TV series, 1981-1987)
The series follows the people in a police station in what might be Chicago. Capitain Frank Furillo, recovering alcoholic and divorced. His ex-wife, Fay, also works in the station, as does Joyce the lawyer, Sargeant Esterhaus, Vietnam Vet Leutenant Hunter and many others.

 4 /3/2013 Fort Apache, the Bronx (1981). Dir. Daniel Petrie.  Starring: Paul Newman and Edward Asner.  New York, South Bronx, the 41st Police District, known as Fort Apache, because it is the only safe place in the area. A neighborhood known for poverty, crime, delinquents. Unethical policemen go to work here; the main character Murphy is a man who is often in conflict with his bosses, but basically a good and honest cop.

Upcoming Made For Each Other couples are:
18/3/2013 Third Rock from the Sun (TV series, 1996-2001)
25/3/2013 The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951). Dir. Robert Wise

8 /4/ 2013 Tin Man (TV series, 2007)
15/4/2013 The Wizard of Oz (1939). Dir. Victor Fleming

Your membership card is valid for the entry to the Cappella Underground for these showings.  Leonardo Buonomo will see you there, ready for another lesson in American pop culture 101!

Monday, February 18, 2013

Saturday Storytime-Feb. 23,2013 - 10:30 a.m.

Saturday Storytime is back after a Carnival Break. 

Another fun story with Erin and the Storytime team.

Saturday, Feb. 23rd, 10:30-11:30 at Associazione Italo Americana / American Corner Trieste, Via Roma 15, Trieste

OPEN to the PUBLIC reservations requested at aia.fvg@gmail.com

A story, a song, an activity and a whole lot of fun!

Story of the week:  If you Give a Moose a Muffin

Red Tails - 2 showings

Friday American Experience at American Corner Trieste: 
RED TAILS (2012)- feature film

Feb. 22nd at 6 p.m. and Feb. 23rd at 10 a.m.,

RED TAILS feature film starring Cuba Gooding Jr., produced by George Lucas - 125 min.
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. 

Red Tails is the real story of the Tuskegee Airmen, the special Afro-American pilots in WWII who led heroic missions during World War II, but were discriminated against back in the US. 

On a side note, some of the scenes were filmed in Montona, Rovigno, Grisignana.  You'll recognize them immediately!

  Some of you might remember Dr. Eugene Richardson, former Tuskegee Airman, who visited us last year and spoke about Civil Rights.

Special showings of Red Tails can be arranged for schools. Contact us at American Corner Trieste. aia.fvg@gmail.com

Friday, February 15, 2013

Jesse Owens and TGIF!

What a Friday! Join us tonight for: Jesse Owens - Documentary at 6 p.m. and TGIF at 7 p.m.

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

This Week is SURE BUSY!

Thursday morning 10-12 COFFEE HOUR in the library.
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.
Thursday afternoon: Film at the ARISTON. Show times: 2pm, 4pm, 6.30, 9pm.
MEMBERS ONLY.
Friday 6pm: Friday American Experience - Jesse Owens Documentary in our conference room.
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.
Friday 7pm: TGIF in the Library. Bring your own drinks and 5 euros to contribute to Indian Snacks from Masala. Reservations appreciated 040 630301
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

Want to volunteer for any of these events? Great! We need you!

Monday, February 11, 2013

Advanced Beginners Meet Today

The Association is closed, but Marina's class is meeting today anyway from 6-8pm. What a dedicated group!!

For the rest of you, Enjoy your Carnevale!

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

TGIF in the Library, Feb. 15th 7 p.m.

For our first appointment we will order snacks from Masala - Indian Restaurant in via Nordio. We ask for a € 5 contribution to cover food. 
A reservation is requested (so we know how much food to order).  Call or send us an e-mail - 040 63 03 01 or aia.fvg@gmail.com
Open to the public.  Bring a friend! Bring us a date! This could be the start of a beautiful relationship!
Friday American Experience the Month of February dedicated to Black History
Open to the Public - No Charge
Feb. 15th - Jesse Owens, PBS, 50 min. 1936 Star Olympian in Berlin, but discriminated against at home.
Feb. 22 and Feb. 23 - Red Tails - Feature film (2012) 125 min. produced by George Lucas, Starring: Cuba Gooding Jr.  The story of the Tuskegee Airmen - Black pilots based in Italy during WWII.

Special free showings of Red Tails can be organized for schools on Tuesday Feb. 19th and Thursday Feb. 21st.  Contact us at aia.fvg@gmail.com

Closed for Carnival - Feb. 11-12-13, 2013

Our Offices will be closed for Carnival on Feb. 11-12-13, 2013No library or administrative services.  No Group Lessons.  Talk to your teacher if you have individual lessons.  Buon Carnevale!  See you on Thursday!
 

American Films Series - Hope Springs - Feb. 14, 2013

Hope Springs at the Ariston - v. Romolo Gessi 14
Feb. 14, 2013
Showtimes:  2, 4, 6:30 and 9 p.m.

Hope Springs - film 2012, directed by David Frankel, starring Meryl Streep, Tommy Lee Jones, Steve Carrell.
Comedy (100 min.) In English. Title in Italian - Il Matrimonio che Io Vorrei.

Summary:
A couple married for 30 years, goes to extreme measures to get their marriage jump started.  Steve Carrell is the marriage counselor in their full immersion 1 week long therapy. 
Just in time for Valentine's Day!  Members only.  Not a member yet?  No problem.  You can become a member directly at the Ariston on cinema night.  (€25 for students, teachers + 65, €35 for regular membership).

Thursday Coffee Break - Feb. 14, 2013


Thursday, February 14, 2013 from 10-12 at Associazione Italo Americana FVG / American Corner Trieste, Via Roma 15 - Trieste.  Our monthly appointment for a good cup of coffee and some great conversation in English!  OPEN to the PUBLIC.