Tuesday 9 june 7,00 h p.m – CASA DELLE LETTERATURE, piazza dell’Orologio n. 3

LA MOSTRA DEL FESTIVAL: IL RACCONTO ONESTO (9 june– 3 july 2015)
Opening of the photographic exposition  edited by Alessandra Mauro taken from the antology The honest tale. The book edited by Goffredo Fofi, collects the texts of sixty writers and the reportages of eleven italian photographers. The contributions of the authors succeed the images of the photographers in a mixture of voices, visions and subjects on how to live today and how to explain our times talking in an astonishing truly manner about our country.

The meeting is organized by Alessandro Leogrande with the authors Vittorio Giacopini, Antonio Pascale, Francesco Pecoraro, Igiaba Scego.

With the support of “Contrasto” and the “Fondazione Forma” for the  Photography.

Wednsday 10 june 19.00h  - CASA DELLE LETTERATURE, piazza dell’Orologio n. 3
OMAGGIO A ROZEWICZ TADEUSZ
One of the greatest contemporary Polish poets, dramatists and authors of our times with the participation of the professors Luigi Marinelli and Robert Cieslak
Projection of the film Poeta Emeritus of Andzej Sapija  with the support of the Polish Institute of culture  in Rome.

Thursday 11 june 19.00h - VILLA BONAPARTE, Via Piave n. 23
#DIALOGHI
LYDIE SALVAYREMARCELLO FOIS
The french author, winner of the Goncourt Prize 2014 with the book  Pas Pleurer meets the writer of Luce Perfetta in collaboration with the French Embassy by the Holy See and the French Institute of Culture.

Reservation obligatory: eventi@ifcsl.com

Friday 12 june 21.00h – PIAZZA DEL CAMPIDOGLIO
#DESTINI
ROBERT MCLIAM WILSONMARCO MISSIROLIMIA COUTO
Readings of unpublished texts
Lucrezia Lante della Rovere introduces foreign authors
Music by Mario Piersanti (piano) with Pasquale Laino (sax) Adriano Martino ( elettric guitar) and Vittorino Naso (drums)

Monday 15 june 19.00h  – CASA DELLE LETTERATURE, piazza dell’Orologio n. 3
#POETI NEL MONDO
European Programme VERSOPOLIS –  homage to DARIO BELLEZZA
This programme is part of Europa Creativa and puts togheter the most important European Festivals of poetry, cooperated by the Slovenian publishing house Beletrina. Starting from this year, the Festival of Literature takes part to this project, introduced by Anja Kovac who will introduce also the readings of the Slovenian poets Kristina Hočevar Stanka Hrastelj Katja Perat. During the second part of the meeting the poets Silvia Bre, Nicola Bultrini, Biancamaria Frabotta, Renzo Paris, Elio Pecora, Antonio Riccardi, Alberto Toni, Valentino Zeichen, will  pay homage to the roman poet Dario Bellezza (1944 – 1996).

In cooperation with the Slovenian Embassy and the magazine VIVA

Tuesday 16 june 21.00h – PIAZZA DEL CAMPIDOGLIO
#RELAZIONI
EDMUND WHITEDAŠA DRNDIĆNICOLA LA GIOIALOLA SHONEYIN
Reading of unpublished texts
Music by Pasquale Laino (sax) Riccardo Manzi (guitar) and Vittorino Naso (drums)
In cooperation with John Cabot University, the Embassy of the United States of America in Italy, the American Academy in Rome, the Prize Gregor von Rezzori

Wednesday 17 june 19.00h  – CASA DELLE LETTERATURE, piazza dell’Orologio n. 3
#CENSURE
Introduction of Ileana Florescu’s photographic book” Libri Prohibiti” edited by Castelvecchi. These books were censored  by the Holy Office (1559-1948). Reading of some quotations extracted by the works of art of the italian and foreign  literature blacklisted since nowdays.

Thursday 18 june 21.00h – PIAZZA DEL CAMPIDOGLIO
#MEMORIE
DANY LAFERRIERE CONCITA DE GREGORIOBINYAVANGA WAINAINA
Readings of unpublished texts
Lucrezia Lante della Rovere introduces the foreign authors
Music by Madya Diebatè (kora) and Vittorino Naso (drums)
In cooperation with the American Academy in Rome

Monday 22 june 19.00h  – CASA DELLE LETTERATURE, piazza dell’Orologio n. 3
#OMAGGI JOHN FANTE
The 9 authors and the 3 finalists of the literary Prize John Fante 2015 will be presented and announced, in the presence of Maria Ida Gaeta, responsible for the “Casa delle Letterature di Roma” and member of John Fante Opera Prima’s jury, togheter with the art director of the Festival, Giovanna Di Lello, and the mayor of Torricella Peligna, Tiziano Teti.
Projection of Jacopo Quadri’s documentary dedicated  to Luca Ronconi’s work on some of John Fante’s texts, among which one of his letters addressed to his father.
Readings of Francesca Fialdini, RAI 1 director, finalist book.
In collaboration  with the Festival “Il Dio di mio padre” dedicated to John Fante and the Embassy of the United States of America in Italy.

Tuesday 23 june 21.00h - PIAZZA DEL CAMPIDOGLIO
#MISTERI
DONATO CARRISIMATTHEW THOMASANTONIO MANZINI
Readings of unpublished texts
Lucrezia Lante della Rovere presents the foreign author
Music by Pasquale Laino (sax) Andrea Avena (double bass) Alessandro Gwis
(piano)
In collaboration with the Embassy of the United States of America in Italy.

Wednesday 24 june 19.00h – CASA DELLE LETTERATURE, piazza dell’Orologio n. 3
#PREMI
PREMIO LETTERARIO VIAREGGIO-RÈPACI
PREMIO INTERNAZIONALE VIAREGGIO-VERSILIA
liber et immunis
from 1929
Meeting with the finalists of the Premio Viareggio-Rèpaci 2015
Presented by Maria Pia Ammirati Ennio Cavalli Giuseppe Leonelli Gabriele Pedullà

Thursday 25 june 21.00h - PIAZZA DEL CAMPIDOGLIO
#DIFFERENZE
EMIDIO CLEMENTIMAURIZIO DE GIOVANNIVINICIO CAPOSSELA
Reading of unpublished texts
Music by Corrado Nuccini and Emanuele Reverberi with Emidio Clementi
Mirco Mariani and Vinicio Capossela

Tuesday 30 june 21.00h – PIAZZA DEL CAMPIDOGLIO
#PERCORSI
readings by FRANCESCO PICCOLO
PREMIO STREGA EUROPEO- II edition – with the five authors
RAFAEL CHIRBES, STEFAN HERTMANS, ALAIN MABANCKOU, KATJA PETROWSKAJA, TOMMY WIERINGA
Readings of unpublished texts
Music by Franco Piersanti (piano) with Pasquale Laino (sax), Adriano Martino (elettric guitar) and Vittorino Naso (drums)
In collaboration with the Bellonci Foundation and the Representatives of the European Union in Italy.