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Dante Alighieri Society

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4050 West Maple Rd
Bloomfield Hills, MI United States

January 2020

The Leopard | Italian Book Club

January 19, 2020 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Dante Alighieri Society, 4050 West Maple Rd
Bloomfield Hills, MI United States
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The Leopard is a story of a decadent and dying aristocracy threatened by the forces of revolution and democracy. Set against the political upheavals of Italy in the 1860s, it focuses on Don Fabrizio, a Sicilian prince of immense sensual appetites, wealth, and great personal magnetism. Around this powerful figure swirls a glittering array of characters: a Bourbon king, liberals and pseudo liberals, peasants and millionaires.

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February 2020

The Leopard | Film Screening

February 9, 2020 @ 4:30 am - 7:00 pm
Dante Alighieri Society, 4050 West Maple Rd
Bloomfield Hills, MI United States
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Luchino Visconti's best film and certainly the most personal of his historical epics, The Leopard chronicles the fortunes of Prince Fabrizio Salina and his family during the unification of Italy in the 1860s

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May 2020

Italy: The Fairy-Godmother of Literary Fairy Tales”

May 3, 2020 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Dante Alighieri Society, 4050 West Maple Rd
Bloomfield Hills, MI United States
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Fairy tales have captured our imagination for centuries and they still do. In this presentation we will see how the literary fairy tale began in Italy long before Perrault and before the Brothers Grimm made it famous.

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