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A Marsala - Salvo Agria View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Newbie Newbie

Italy Sicilian

Salvo Agria is a painter and according to him, art is the most liberating way of expressing oneself. He believes that a person doesn’t choose art, but that art chooses the person. He shows a painting that depicts three generations: a little girl, an adult woman, and an old woman.

A Marsala - Ezio Lottieri - Via dell'Inferno - Part 1 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Italy Sicilian

Ezio Lottieri, a lover of music and especially the Rolling Stones, always carries his harmonica with him. In this video he tells about his experience at the Dedalo Festival 2009, where he met the well-known artists Davide Ravera and Patrizia Ferrarini. Ezio performed various songs with these two artists at the Festival in Caltabellotta.

A Marsala - Ezio Lottieri - Via dell'Inferno - Part 2 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Italy Sicilian

Ezio recalls that Davide, a well-known artist, asked him to join him in playing a song at a festival. Davide had written the piece and it's called "Road to Hell." Obviously Ezio accepted.

A Marsala - Ezio Lottieri - Via dell'Inferno - Part 4 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

The second part of Via dell’inferno (Hell Road/Road to Hell) where songwriter Davide Ravera creates an atmosphere of cold winter, tears, music, freedom, longing for home, and beginning again.

Adriano - la sua ragazza View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy Sicilian

Adriano introduces us to his girlfriend, Vladi. She is pretty, sociable and speaks five languages. He talks about their common interests and hopes their relationship will last forever.

Adriano - Nonna View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Italy Sicilian

Adriano introduces us to his grandmother who lives in Palermo and with whom he has a close relationship. He's always welcome at her place, being assured of a nice nap, good company, and good food.

Adriano - Indietro non si torna View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Italy Sicilian

Adriano tells us about the book he decided to write when he turned thirty. It is a collection of stories, anecdotes, and experiences, and also contains photographs.

Adriano Olivetti - La forza di un sogno Ep. 1 - Part 1 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

The story of Adriano Olivetti and his development of the family business, which expanded from typewriters to computers. This first segment shows CIA officers who consider Olivetti's electronic brain a great threat to American business. The segment also features a flashback to Adriano's childhood in Ivrea, when he was not too eager to learn the ropes.

Adriano Olivetti - La forza di un sogno Ep. 1 - Part 3 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Adriano has some unwelcome news from Paola, his wife. On a nighttime walk above Ivrea, Adriano is threatened by a woman brandishing a gun.

Adriano Olivetti - La forza di un sogno Ep. 1 - Part 4 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

There is an injured person in the woods in need of aid and Adriano doesn't hesitate. A birthday party is going on in the villa.

Adriano Olivetti - La forza di un sogno Ep. 1 - Part 5 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Adriano is doing the right thing. But the Germans come looking for an American pilot and search the whole house.

Adriano Olivetti - La forza di un sogno Ep. 1 - Part 6 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

The family has realized that staying is not a wise choice, so, reluctantly, everyone starts getting ready to leave their beautiful home.

Adriano Olivetti - La forza di un sogno Ep. 1 - Part 7 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Adriano's father has decided to leave him the factory, but Adriano is not so sure about that. Adriano is still very much in love with Paola after two years apart.

Adriano Olivetti - La forza di un sogno Ep. 1 - Part 8 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

The war is over, and Adriano goes back to Ivrea. The company is barely surviving, and Adriano's siblings look to him for solutions.

Adriano Olivetti - La forza di un sogno Ep. 1 - Part 9 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

The Olivetti siblings have to decide whether to sell a stake in the factory or not. During the discussion, Paola arrives with the children.

Adriano Olivetti - La forza di un sogno Ep. 1 - Part 10 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Adriano decides to run the factory his father left him. He imagines a factory that supports culture and beauty, respects women, and is a life model. Mauro has a hard time agreeing with him, given the financial problems they face.

Adriano Olivetti - La forza di un sogno Ep. 1 - Part 11 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Adriano tries to talk with the girl who stole a wallet, but she's too frightened. Not everyone in the family agrees with how Adriano has been running the factory.

Adriano Olivetti - La forza di un sogno Ep. 1 - Part 12 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Adriano knows what kind of portable typewriter he wants to build and he knows who can build it. He thinks he knows what people want, even better than the people themselves.

Adriano Olivetti - La forza di un sogno Ep. 1 - Part 13 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Everyone is talking about Adriano Olivetti, both on Italian soil and abroad. His innovative ideas are creating quite a stir and people worry that he might be a communist.

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