Thursday, July 20, 2017

The Week Ahead: July 24-27, 2017

Looking for a SUMMER English Class?  
For Summer Classes, we must RECEIVE your PAYMENTS and ISSUE your RECEIPTS by NO LATER than August 29th, before we begin our new Fiscal Year 2017/18 on September 1st.  
Looking for a FALL English Class or a FALL Trial Lesson in September?  
Here are the links of information and for registration:  

Wednesday, July 26th is Cartoon Day at Associazione Italo Americana FVG.  Film in  English. Free and Open to the Public.
5:30 pm -MOANA  in the CARTOON FILM FESTIVAL 
Directed by Ron Clements, John Musker, 2016, USA, 107 min.
Writers: Jared Bush, Ron Clements. Voices: Auli'i Cravalho, Dwayne Johnson, Rachel House.
In Ancient Polynesia, when a terrible curse incurred by the Demigod Maui reaches an impetuous Chieftain's daughter's island, she answers the Ocean's call to seek out the Demigod to set things right.

CLOSED FOR VACATION from Friday, July 28th until Sunday, August 20th.  You can find updates on our BLOG or contact us at aia.fvg@gmail.com  Enjoy the break! 
Back for STEAM Weeks on August 21st and August 28th.  You can register online on the links above.  See you directly on August 21st.  

Sunday, July 16, 2017

The Week Ahead July 17-21, 2017

Looking for a Summer English Class?
Wednesday, July 19th is Cartoon Day at Associazione Italo Americana FVG.  Film in  English. Free and Open to the Public.
5:30 pm -BOLT  in the CARTOON FILM FESTIVAL 
19 July BOLT, directed by Byron Howard, Chris Williams, 2008, USA 96 min. 
Writers: Dan Fogelman, Chris Williams. Voices:  John Travolta, Miley Cyrus, Susie Essman.
The canine star of a fictional sci-fi/action show that believes his powers are real embarks on a cross country trek to save his co-star from a threat he believes is just as real.

Next Week: 26 July – MOANA, directed by Ron Clements, John Musker, 2016, USA, 107 min.
Writers: Jared Bush, Ron Clements. Voices: Auli'i Cravalho, Dwayne Johnson, Rachel House.
In Ancient Polynesia, when a terrible curse incurred by the Demigod Maui reaches an impetuous Chieftain's daughter's island, she answers the Ocean's call to seek out the Demigod to set things right.

Saturday, July 8, 2017

The Week Ahead: July 10-14, 2017

Looking for a Summer English Class?
Wednesday, July 12th is Double Feature Day at Associazione Italo Americana FVG.  2 Films in  English. Free and Open to the Public.



5:30 pm -ZOOTOPIA  in the CARTOON FILM FESTIVAL directed by Byron Howard, Rich Moore , 2016, USA, 108 min.
Written by  Byron Howard, Rich Moore. Voices: Ginnifer Goodwin, Jason Bateman, Idris Elba. Oscar Winner: Best Animated Film.
In a city of anthropomorphic animals, a rookie bunny cop and a cynical con artist fox must work together to uncover a conspiracy.

Next Week: July 19th -BOLT, directed by Byron Howard, Chris Williams, 2008, USA 96 min.  

Final Film in the LIT FLICKS FILM SERIES   
8 pm - TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD, directed by Robert Mulligan, 1962, USA, 169 min.
Adaptation of Harper Lee's 1960 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of the same title.
Starring Gregory Peck, John Megna, Frank Overton. Screenplay by Horton Foote.  Oscar Winner: Best Actor, Best Screenplay, Best Set Decoration.
Small-town Alabama, 1932. Atticus Finch is a lawyer and a widower. He has two young children, Jem and Scout. Atticus Finch is currently defending Tom Robinson, a black man accused of raping a white woman. Meanwhile, Jem and Scout are intrigued by their neighbors, the Radleys, and the mysterious, seldom-seen Boo Radley in particular.

Monday, July 3, 2017

The Week Ahead: July 3-7, 2017

Looking for a Summer English Class?
Wednesday, July 5th is Double Feature Day at Associazione Italo Americana FVG.  2 Films in  English. Free and Open to the Public.


5:30 pm -THE ARISTOCATS in the CARTOON FILM FESTIVAL  directed by  Wolfgang Reitherman, 1970, USA, 78 min.

Adaptation of Tom McGowan and Tom Rowe’s novel The Aristocats . Voices:  Phil Harris, Eva Gabor, Sterling Holloway.
With the help of a smooth talking tomcat, a family of Parisian felines set to inherit a fortune from their owner try to make it back home after a jealous butler kidnaps them and leaves them in the country.
Next Week: July 12th -ZOOTOPIA 

8 pm -A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE, directed by  Elia Kazan, 1951, USA, 162 min. with Marlon Brando and Vivien Leigh.  in the LIT FLICKS FILM SERIES  directed by  Elia Kazan, 1951, USA, 162 min.
Oscar Winner:  Best Actress, Best Supporting Actress, Best Supporting Actor, Best Set Decoration.
Adaptation of Tennessee Williams’ play A Streetcar Named Desire (1947).Starring  Vivien Leigh, Marlon Brando, Kim Hunter. Screenplay by Tennessee Williams.
Troubled former schoolteacher Blanche DuBois as she leaves small-town Mississippi and moves in with her sister, Stella Kowalski and her husband, Stanley, in New Orleans. Blanche's flirtatious Southern-belle presence causes problems for Stella and Stanley, who already have a volatile relationship, leading to even greater conflict in the Kowalski household.

Next Week: July 12th -TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD, directed by Robert Mulligan, 1962, USA, 169 min. with Gregory Peck.

Saturday, July 1, 2017

Independence Day Celebration 2017



*SERATA di FESTA
US INDEPENDENCE DAY*
Organizzata dall’’
Associazione Italo Americana FVG
/American Corner Trieste

in collaborazione con
 ASDT Muli Trieste e 
ASD SantAndrea San Vito

DOMENICA, 2 LUGLIO 2017 ORE 18-22
Campo Sportivo Starc - Via Locchi, 38 - Trieste

Menu tipico: Hot Dogs e Hamburgers
Giochi,  Football Americano - Flag Football, Volleyball.

Divertimento per Grandi e Piccoli

INGRESSO LIBERO
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Per ulteriori informazioni:
Associazione Italo Americana FVG/American Corner Trieste




Uncle Sam and Lady Liberty will be there too!

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

July / August 2017 Newsletter


JULY / AUGUST 2017 NEWSLETTER
SUMMER!  Independence Day Celebration – July 2nd, Full Immersion, Films.  Come on down!  Lit Flicks and the Summer Cartoon Festival.  View the Newsletter on the Blog in Text or in Calendar Format.   Forward the newsletter to a friend!
OFFICE:
SUMMER LIBRARY and ADMINISTRATION HOURS
Tuesday and Thursday mornings:  9-12 and Wednesday afternoons: 4-7 pm
Pick up your IBAN Receipts, Make Cash Payments, during our Administration Hours, listed above. Questions? aiafrontdesk@gmail.com

SUMMER VACATION – We will close from:  July 28 – August 20th.  We will periodically check our email during the break. 

Sunday, July 2, 6-10 pm – An evening of family fun and a cookout! In collaboration with the MULI Trieste American Football Team the RANZIDE – Flag Football and ADS Sant’Andrea San Vito at the Campo Sportivo Starc, Via Locchi 38.  Free and Open to the Public. Football, Flag Football with the Muli and the Ranzide, Games, Food, Fun!  Uncle Sam and the Statue of Liberty too! Plenty of Parking!

AIA FVG ENGLISH COURSES

SUMMER STEAM Full Immersion English Mornings for Pre-K, Elementary, Middle and High School continue. Registration is Open. Here is the link to the Summer STEAM Schedule.   You can register your child online at this LINK.  4 Weeks – 2 weeks at the beginning of the Summer and 2 weeks before school starts.  You can take just 1 week or as many weeks as you like.  Great for Native Speakers too! Payment and registration according to the deadlines. 

WEEKEND WARRIOR Full Immersion English for Adults. 
July 8/9.  1 weekend, 10 hours of Full Immersion, Infinite Fun.

HIGH DIVE Full Immersion English Week for Adults. 
July 17-21 and/or July 28-Aug 1-   5 mornings – 20 hours of Full Immersion. OBJ: Fluency.

INDIVIDUAL LESSONS are also possible during the summer.  Yes you can!

FALL 2017/18 CLASS SCHEDULES for KIDS and ADULTS
Summer just started, but you can start to think about Fall.  English Classes for All Ages and All Levels.
Pre-Registration Links are available online. ATTN: We cannot accept payments for Fall Classes or 2017/18 Memberships until September 1st when the 2017/18 Membership Year begins.  If you are new, we will offer a mini trial lesson before our regular lessons begin.  You can register your child or yourself for a FREE TRIAL LESSON at the beginning of September before the courses start.  Trial lessons ARE NOT offered during our regular courses.

LIT FLICKSAmerican Literature on the Big Screen at American Corner Trieste – In Original Version.  Free and Open to the Public. Wednesdays at 8 p.m.
28/6   The Great Gatsby. Book: F. Scott Fitzgerald. Film 2013 with Leonardo DiCaprio. 
5/7     A Streetcar Named Desire. Book: Tennessee Williams. Film 1951 with Marlon Brando, Vivien Leigh
12/7   To Kill a Mockingbird. Book: Harper Lee. Film 1962 with Gregory Peck.   

SUMMER CARTOON FESTIVAL Favorite Cartoon Films in English at American Corner Trieste – In Original Version.  Free and Open to the Public. Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m.
28/6   Finding Dory (Alla Ricerca di Dory)
5/7     The Aristocats (Gli Aristogatti)
12/7   Zootopia (Zootropolis)
19/7   Bolt (Bolt)
26/7   Moana (Oceania)    
                    
TAKE US TO THE BEACH!  Check out a great book, magazine or DVD.  Consult our on line catalog of Books and DVDs.

ENJOY THE SUMMER!

July/August 2017 Calendar

July / August - Independence Day, Football, Films, Full Immersion


Sunday, June 25, 2017

The Week Ahead: June 26-July 2, 2017

Looking for a Summer English Class?
Wednesday, June 28th is Double Feature Day at Associazione Italo Americana FVG.  2 Films in  English. Free and Open to the Public.

5:30 pm - FINDING DORY in the CARTOON FILM FESTIVAL
directed by Andrew Stanton, Angus MacLane, 2016, USA, 97 min.
Written by Andrew Stanton. Voices: Ellen DeGeneres, Albert Brooks, Ed O'Neill. Screenplay by Andrew Stanton. 
The friendly but forgetful blue tang fish, Dory, begins a search for her long-lost parents, and everyone learns a few things about the real meaning of family along the way.

Next Week: July 5th - THE ARISTOCATS

8 pm -THE GREAT GATSBYdirected by Baz Luhrmann, 2013  in the LIT FLICKS FILM SERIES
Oscar winner: Best Costumes, Best Production Design.
Adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby (1925). Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Carey Mulligan, Joel Edgerton. Screenplay by Baz Luhrmann, Craig Pearce.
New York, 1929. Nick Carraway, in a sanitarium for depression and alcoholism, is persuaded by his doctor to write a therapeutic account of what put him there. Nick's journal describes how, seven years earlier, he had moved to a tiny house on Long Island adjoining the sumptuous mansion owned by enigmatic neighbor, the fabulously wealthy Jay Gatsby.

Next Week: July 5th -A STREETCAR NAMED DESIREdirected by  Elia Kazan, 1951, USA, 162 min. with Marlon Brando and Vivien Leigh.

INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION 
Sunday, July 2nd from 6 - 10 pm in collaboration with the Muli Trieste and ASD Sant'Andrea San Vito at Campo Starc - Via Locchi 38 -  Trieste.  Free and Open to the Public

Summer English for Kids and Adults

Looking for a Summer English Class at Associazione Italo Americana FVG?

Sunday, June 18, 2017

The Week Ahead June 19-23 2017

Looking for a Summer English Class?
Wednesday, June 21st is Double Feature Day at Associazione Italo Americana FVG.  2 Films in  English. Free and Open to the Public.

5:30 pm -  FINDING NEMO, directed by Andrew Stanton, Lee Unkrich, 2003, USA, 100 min. in the Summer Cartoon Festival.
 Written by Andrew Stanton. Voices: Albert Brooks, Ellen DeGeneres, Alexander Gould. Screenplay by Andrew Stanton. Oscar Winner: Best Animated Film.  
After his son is captured in the Great Barrier Reef and taken to Sydney, a timid clownfish sets out on a journey to bring him home.
Next Week: June 28th - FINDING DORY


8 pm - 12 YEARS A SLAVE, directed by Steve McQueen, 2013, USA, 134 min. in the LIT FLICKS FILM SERIES
Oscar Winner: Best Picture, Best Supporting Actress, Best Screenplay Adaptation of the slave narrative memoir Twelve Years a Slave by Solomon Northup (1853). Starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Kenneth Williams, Michael Fassbender. Screenplay by John Ridley.
Based on an incredible true story of one man's fight for survival and freedom. In the pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. Facing cruelty personified by a malevolent slave owner, as well as unexpected kindnesses, Solomon struggles not only to stay alive, but to retain his dignity.

Next Week: June 28th -  THE GREAT GATSBYdirected by Baz Luhrmann, 2013

Looking ahead:  


INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION 
Sunday, July 2nd from 6 - 10 pm in collaboration with the Muli Trieste and ASD Sant'Andrea San Vito at Campo Starc - Via Locchi Trieste.  Free and Open to the Public