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Italian Cultural Institute of San Francisco

814 Montgomery Street 
San Francisco, California 94133 - USA
Tel.: 1 415 788 7142  |  Fax: 1 415 788 6389

Opening Hours 
Reception - Library/Video library - Gallery: 

Monday - Friday 9.30 AM - 5.00 PM


ISTITUTO ITALIANO SCUOLA - Italian Language School
The official Italian language school of the IIC SF.
Visit for a schedule of classes and workshops. 
Winter term begins on the 12th of January! 

20% IIC Member discounts at C'era Una Volta restaurant (with valid membership card).

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Highlighted Events-


-The Leaning Tower of Pisa

Saturday, January 10, 2015 - Thursday, February 05, 2015

The Leaning Tower of Pisa

Have you ever wondered why the Leaning Tower of Pisa is still standing? Join us at the IIC on January 22, 2015 for an engaging and enlightening lecture by the two leading experts of the Tower’s restoration project. Prof. Michele Jamiolkowski and >>>


-We Are All Made of Stardust

Thursday, January 15, 2015 - Tuesday, February 10, 2015

We Are All Made of Stardust

On view: January 15 – February 10, 2015 Artist reception: January 30, 6:00 pm As part of a project for the promotion of the best from Bologna and the Emilia Romagna region, the Italian Cultural Institute of San Francisco, in collaboration with the >>>


-Film screening: Human Capital (San Francisco)

Friday, January 16, 2015 - Thursday, February 05, 2015

Film screening: Human Capital (San Francisco)

“Captivating from start to finish” -- The Hollywood Reporter “Engrossing, stinging…The performances are flawless” – Variety Directed by acclaimed Italian director Paolo Virzì, the award-winning film HUMAN CAPITAL is a nuanced account of desire, greed >>>


-Portland International Film Festival (PIFF)

Thursday, February 05, 2015 - Saturday, February 21, 2015

Portland International Film Festival (PIFF)

This year’s Portland International Film Festival (PIFF), the 38th edition, will include two Italian films: Human Capital by Paolo Virzì (90 min) and The Mafia Only Kills in Summer (110 min) by Pierfrancesco Diliberto. Please click here for complete >>>


-Valentine's Day with Romeo and Juliet

Saturday, February 14, 2015

Valentine's Day with Romeo and Juliet

Seeking something original for Valentine's Day? Special Valentine's Day event at the Castro Theatre: Marc Huestis presents Franco Zeffirelli's production of Romeo and Juliet. Leonard Whiting, who played Romeo in the film alongside Olivia Hussey's Juliet, >>>


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