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Sunday Only - Special intro by local film historian/journalist Jeff Berg - View Trailer. Two shows only: Saturday, February 23; Sunday, February 24. 1:00 PM. The Guild Cinema - 3405 Central Ave NE, Albuquerque. $5 Admission when you ask for the Italian Festival rate. Director, Damiano Damiani – Italy – 1967 – 118 mins – Italian with English subtitl...

The NM Italian Film and Culture Festival, the State’s premier festival celebrating Italian cinema and culture, has announced the full program of films and events for its 12th anniversary festival. “We’re set to launch the best festival of our entire 12-year run,” said festival director, Dan Puccetti. “Included in our film lineup are several award-w...

Austin is known for having many different things to do and see, no matter your interests. For a couple weeks, you can add a water circus to that list. Cirque Italia, the first traveling Italian water circus, is in Austin. The circus runs from Thursday, Jan. 24 through Sunday, Feb. 3. They use a 35,000-gallon water stage and many different artists t...

Saturday, January 26, 2019. 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM CST. Hilton New Orleans Riverside, 2 Poydras St., New Orleans, LA 70130. Get tickets here.  The Louisiana American Italian Sports Hall of Fame Induction Gala honors & celebrates national and local Italian Americans in the sports, entertainment, medical, and civic fields. Proceeds benefit the American I...

Sunday, January 27, 1:00 PM. The Guild - 3405 Central Ave NE - Albuquerque, NM. $5 Admission when you ask for the Italian Festival’s rate. Dir. Robert Hossein - 1969 - 90m - Italy. In Italian with English Subtitles. SPECIAL INTRO BY LOCAL FILM HISTORIAN/JOURNALIST JEFF BERG -one show only. Inspired by the international success of the Dollars trilog...

Movie lovers . . . Listen up!  Italian Festivals of New Mexico has announced its film lineup for the 12th Annual New Mexico Italian Film & Culture Festival, and it’s fantastico!  You’ll find thrillers, dramas, comedies and a free bonus documentary, all award-winners and highly-acclaimed recent films that showcase Italian cinematic storytelling at i...

Italian midfielder Marco Micaletto has signed with South Georgia Tormenta FC’s USL League One team, pending league and federation approval. As a starting midfielder for Tormenta’s 2018 League Two team, the Rome native helped the team clinch the Deep South Division championships, scoring 4 goals and completing 2 assists throughout the season. "Marco...

Sunday, January 6, 7:00 p.m., Heights Theater - 339 W. 19th St. - Houston TX 77008. Click here for ticket info. Texas music legend Alejandro Escovedo (above, third from left) is often hailed as one of the greatest singer-songwriters and performers associated with the Austin music scene. His most recent album, "The Crossing," was written and recorde...

Thursday, January 24, 2019. 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM CST. Italian Cultural & Community Center, 1101 Milford St., Houston, TX 77006. RSVP here. The ICCC will present a short lecture and screening of the film "Primo Levi's Journey" as we remember the victims of the Holocaust. Each year on January 27, the United Nations remembers the many people of Jewish or...

First screening: Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at 7:00 pm - Fortunata (Lucky) $10 ICCC Members | $15 Non-members. Italian Cultural & Community Center - 1101 Milford St. - Houston, TX 77006. Join us in 2019 for the return of our Contemporary Italian Film Series, recent releases from Italy screened in Italian with English subtitles, all premiering in T...

Proud Italian-American actor, writer and Academy award nominee Chazz Palminteri is excited to have North Texas audiences see the new musical version of A Bronx Tale, the latest incarnation of a personal story that’s become, over the past two decades, his life’s work and legacy. Lucky for us, the musical opens just as the turkey coma should be weari...

With yet another stunning score by Ennio Morricone! Unofficial lawman John Corbett (the legendary Lee Van Cleef) hunts down Cuchillo Sanchez, a Mexican peasant accused of raping and killing a 12-year-old girl. Corbett leaves on a long, relentless manhunt during which he gets to know his adversary better and discovers a variation on the crime for wh...