The 2017 edition of New Italian Cinema continues Thurs.-Sun., Nov. 9-12, at San Francisco's Vogue Theatre. The film culture that pioneered what we now call art-house films – Mastroianni, Loren, Fellini, Antonioni, De Sica, Gerini – returns with compelling dramas presented by a new generation of actors and filmmakers. "Indivisible" (2016) In Edoardo...

We’ve just left behind this year’s celebrations - and controversies - of the Italian Heritage Month and only started thinking about our Thanksgiving menu, when Italy takes flamboyantly center stage again. November happens to be the chosen month to bring to the fore two incredibly important realities of Italian culture and creativity, food and cinem...

“My beau is terribly ill and sometimes, as now, in the hospital. He has very wonderful care and I try not to stand around wringing my hands, but I am worried all the time and pretending to be cheery all the time, which is more exhausting mentally, physically and emotionally than any work I’ve ever done.” It’s been almost 40 years since Meryl Streep...

With more than 5.5 million articles, Wikipedia is an invaluable resource, whether you’re throwing a term paper together at the last minute or trying to find that 15-minute window when a pear is neither rock-hard nor complete mush. We explore some of Wikipedia’s oddities in our 5,502,304-week series, Wiki Wormhole. This week’s entry: Giallo What it’...

When: From Thursday, November 16, 2017 to Friday, January 26, 2018 - Location: IIC - Organized by : IIC, Istituto Luce Cinecitta', Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia - Cineteca Nazionale - Entrance : Free On the occasion of Cinema Italian Style 2017 and of the 2nd Week of the Italian Cuisine in the World, an exhibition that narrates the cultural...

Anche l’Associazione degli educatori italoamericani (AIAE) ha celebrato la 17 edizione della settimana della lingua italiana con il tema quest’anno dedicato al “Cinema e Teatro”. “A cena con le stelle” il titolo dell’evento organizzato dalla Presidente dell’Associazione, Josephine Maietta, che ha avuto come ospite d’onore Tony lo Bianco, attore e p...

In our ongoing series “Basilicata: Terra di Cinema,” we are focusing today on a new film by two of Basilicata’s most prolific filmmakers: Antonio Andrisani and Pascal Zullino. Since our series began in 2015, this issue of oil drilling has been present among the region’s contemporary filmmakers. So much so, that it would be disrespectful to the film...

La Voce has shared many stories of Sicilians that have conquered America, and with more than one million people of Sicilian origin in the U.S., it’s no surprise that Sicilian Americans also have a strong presence in the greater New York area. So it goes without saying that the North American premiere of Francesco Lama’s documentary film I Siciliani...

Giovanna De Luca was disappointed in the lack of international cinema when she moved to Charleston from New York City 13 years ago. "I couldn't find anything international, French or anything," she says. "There were no art movies, and it was traumatic for me."  So she decided to do something about it, something that happened to mesh with her field...

Get a front row seat to contemporary Italian culture at New Italian Cinema 2017, bringing Italy's newest directors, veteran actors and filmmakers to the Bay Area! For five days we invite you to join us at the Castro & Vogue Theatres for a dynamic film festival showcasing the best new films from Italy, the country that has won the highest number of...