ASSOCIAZIONE CULTURALE ITALIANA
DI PORTLAND

The Italian Cultural Association
of Portland

The third annual Italian Film Festival USA of Portland.

The Associazione Italiana di Portland has been acting as the local committe for the Italian Film Festival USA organization in collaboration with Portland State University's Department of World Languages. We are quite excited to see that Portland will have a truly great Italian Film Festival for the third year.

Enjoy the local premiere of five recent, critically acclaimed Italian films April 7-8-9 2017.

All films are shown at the Portland State University Fifth Avenue Cinema. No reservations. Limited seating. First-come, first-served. FREE admission. Donation appreciated. Download the press release.

Culture

Italy is considered the birthplace of Western civilization and a cultural superpower. Italy has been the starting point of phenomena of international impact such as the Roman Empire, the Roman Catholic Church, the Renaissance, the Risorgimento and the European integration. During its history, the nation gave birth to an enormous number of notable people. [Wikipedia]

Language

According to the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, every year there are more than 200,000 foreign students who study the Italian language. Among many opportunities to learn Italian, in Portland we have PSU's Department of World Languages & Literatures and the Scuola Italiana di Portland.