Mi è capitato molte volte di andare a vedere un film italiano a New York. Ma è la prima volta che mi è capitato di andare a vedere un film che è anche un po’ mio. Lunedì 10 dicembre, alla Casa Italiana Zerilli Marimò della New York University è stato presentato Easy – Un viaggio facile facile, film di chiusura del N.I.C.E. – New Italian Cinema Even...

Rendere continuativo un dialogo artistico fra Italia e Stati Uniti che negli ultimi trent’anni è stato frammentario e occasionale, diffondere la scrittura teatrale contemporanea fra i due paesi, questo è l’Italian Playwrights Project, iniziativa voluta da Valeria Orani, fondatrice di Umanism LLC e Frank Hentschker, direttore del Martin E. Segal The...

Italy’s premiere film festival, Italy on Screen Today, announces it will make New York and Miami its home this coming December. Bringing the best of Italian contemporary cinema to America, the Festival will feature American premieres, great authors, young up and comers of direction, and the most iconic faces of cinema. Starting on December 8th and...

A new play is coming to New York from Boston-based theater group Pazzi Lazzi. The play is called Isabella Unmasked, an 80-minute long foray into the practice of Commedia dell’Arte by only one actress, Chiara Durazzini, who will play ten different characters, and one musician, Renaissance instrumentalist Dan Meyers, who will play ten different instr...

The Italian Playwrights Project has been created and curated by Valeria Orani (Umanism NYC – 369gradi) and Frank Hentschker (Martin E. Segal Theatre Center – Graduate Center CUNY). The project’s goal is to disseminate Italian contemporary writing for the theater in the USA and vice versa. This second edition is dedicated to playwright and director,...

Last week, NYU’s Casa Italiana hosted a Q&A with one author of the book Assassins Against the Old Order: Italian Anarchist Violence in Fin de Siècle Europe(subsequently Assassins Against). The book, “in spite of the current state of things, is not a how to”, joked author Fraser M. Ottanelli at the beginning of the session; instead, the book present...

Let’s pretend we took a random poll through New York City streets, asking random individuals for an opinion about fascism. How many would have anything positive to say? Most likely very few, if any at all. That is because in 2018, more than half a century away from the fall of the greatest fascist regimes in history, fascism is generally (and right...

Voglio cominciare con un altissimo elogio del 1920 da una lettera scritta da Nicolas Murray Butler, Presidente della Casa Italiana, al giudice John J. Freschi, “a New York City notable”: “As I have said on many public occasions, we have great need here in America of more of the Latin temperament, the Latin point of view, and the Latin Love of beaut...

Una mostra fotografica che vuole ritrarre la vita in Italia prima, durante e dopo la Seconda Guerra Mondiale. È "Neorealismo: The New Image in Italy, 1932-1960", in programma dal 6 settembre all'8 dicembre a New York nelle due sedi di Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò e Grey Art Gallery. La mostra è curata da Enrica Viganò e organizzata da Admira, Milan...

Wednesday September 12 6:30 pm. Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò, New York University - 24 West 12th Street, Manhattan, NY. Contact: 212-998-8739, Fax: 212-995-4012. Casa Italiana reserves the right to change the programming without notice. For more information, please visit www.casaitaliananyu.org or call 212-998-8739. Contact: Alessandra Belloni 646-...