Dante Alighieri Society of Santa Cruz October film offering, The Legendary Giulia and Other Miracles, will be shown in conjunction with the Santa Cruz Film Festival at 7 p.m. Oct. 15 at the Colligan Theater at the Tannery, 1010 River St. The social comedy, shown in Italian with subtitles, is a story of the drive to so something beautiful and meanin...

The 12-day San Diego Italian Film Festival showcasing the latest cinema and culture of Italy begins on Wednesday. The 11th annual festival run from Oct. 4 to  Oct. 15 with romantic comedies, independent films, dramas and documentaries. Most films will be screened at the Museum of Photographic Arts and other Balboa Park venues. Highlights of the 11t...

There are many talented Italian Americans among the most important American writers of this century and of the last one. Helen Barolini, Gay Talese, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Don DeLillo, Mario Puzo, John Fante are just a few names of great Italian writers we admire and love. Today we are very happy and proud to welcome on We the Italians one of the m...

More than a decade ago, a report surfaced that Paramount intended to develop a Teddy Roosevelt biopic starring Leonardo DiCaprio and directed by Martin Scorsese. The year was 2006, and, at that point, Scorsese and DiCaprio had collaborated a mere three times over the previous five years: in 2002’s Gangs of New York, 2004’s The Aviator, and 2006’s T...

Sugar Land might not be the first place one thinks of as the site for an Italian film festival, but thanks to the determined efforts of some local residents, it has become a reality. The Umbria in Sugar Land film festival kicked off Wednesday night with a screening of the film, My Italy, at the Sugar Land Auditorium, preceded by an "Aperitivo Recep...

When: Tuesday, October 17, 2017 At 7:30 pm - Where: Embassy of Italy - Organized by : Italian Cultural Institute - Entrance : Free Italian cinema relinquished Italian literary language back to the shelf. Its role as a guardian of the language was handed to television, where Italian films in which dialect is prominent are still excluded from program...

Italy has selected Jonas Carpignano’s slice-of-life drama “A Ciambra,” set in a Romani community in southern Italy, as its candidate for the foreign-language Oscar. Executive produced by Martin Scorsese, “A Ciambra” stars Pio Amato as a 14-year-old growing up in a Romani community in Calabria. The coming-of-age drama has been described as a compani...

The Department of Romance Studies is hosting a film screening series called “Fear Friday with Dario Argento” every Friday until Oct. 30 in the Media Resources Center of the Undergraduate Library. Each screening will feature a movie by Italian horror director Dario Argento, with the last screening featuring John Carpenter’s “Halloween.” Assistant Ar...

Dal 6 al 10 ottobre si terrà a Miami Beach “Cinema Italy Miami”, rassegna cinematografica di film italiani pluripremiati lo scorso anno dalla critica e dal pubblico. La manifestazione è giunta alla quindicesima edizione, e vanta numerosi sponsor, tra cui il Consolato Generale d’Italia a Miami, la Contea di Miami Dade, il Colony Theatre, prestigiose...

A History of Italian Cinema, 2nd edition is the much anticipated update from the author of the bestselling Italian Cinema – which has been published in four landmark editions and will celebrate its 35th anniversary in 2018. Building upon decades of research, Peter Bondanella and Federico Pacchioni reorganize the current History in order to keep the...