The late autumn, the first cold weather and the forecast does not invite to long walks under the skies of the Eternal City, but the quantity and quality of events offered by Rome for the 2011 Long Weekend of November 1st, 2011, Halloween holidays, certainly does not regret the best spring days.
The Auditorium Parco della Musica will host the sixth edition of the International Film Festival of Rome, whose atmosphere, as each year will cover the entire capital, crossed by dedicated initiatives the cinema. This year's jury president will be Ennio Morricone.
At the grand halls of the Terme di Diocleziano, exceptionally open for the occasion, you can visit the exhibition "A Oriente. Città, Uomini e Dei sulle Vie della Seta" (" At East. City, Men and Gods on the Silk Road"). This exhibition is a fascinating journey through the network of routes along which have passed, since the second century BC to the fourteenth century, trade and merchants between the Chinese empire and the West. It is shown here the pocket Bible also known as the "Bibbia di Marco Polo" (Marco Polo's Bible), dating from the thirteenth century, the great journey of the Venetian explorer. A n outstanding loan on display for the first time after a long and careful restoration.
At the Museo Napoleonico is scheduled Napoleone entra a New York. Chaim Koppelman e l'imperatore. Opere 1957-2007 (Napoleon enters in New York. Chaim Koppelman and the emperor. Works 1957-2007). In this intriguing exhibition the American artist Chaim Koppelman opens ideally the doors of New York to Napoleon. His Napoleon is meta-historical: we find him in the crowd at Coney Island on a beach in summer, or entering Manhattan riding a bull.
In the sign of Michelangelo and Raffaello is the exhibition Il Rinascimento a Roma (The Renaissance in Rome), held at the premises of the Fondazione Roma Museo at Palazzo Sciarra. The exhibition is divided into seven sections that document the artistic career of the sixteenth century, illustrating the shift from the early Renaissance, resentful of a strong humanistic influence, an art more conditioned by a strong religious spirituality.
At the Museo di Roma in Trastevere the connoisseurs of photography lovers of the "Nouvelle Vague" will attend the exhibition of photographs Tim Parchikov. Suspense. The exhibition, which includes photographs taken in the last three years all over the world, is the result of the researches of Tim Parchikov, Moscow photographer, filmmaker and operator. The works, which are strong echoes of "noir", are displayed in a non-lighted space where the box containing the photos either on a light background sound of background noise.
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