by Michele "Izzy" Galgana The son of Italian farmers, one of which was Italian actor Tony Di Mitri, director George Nevada grew up in the US. When he's not helming his Boston restaurant, he's making films in Italy, such as the forthcoming slasher The Musk, due out this winter Nevada's teamed up with assistant director and executive producer Domizi...

  WTI Magazine #15    2014 Jan, 31Author : Giuseppina Salzano e Giovanni Verde      Translation by:   When in 1993 Federico Fellini comes up on the stage of the Academy Awards for the last time, he is beautifully honored by the America of movies and dreams, engaged and grateful for the career of one of the grea...

The Coral Gables Museum is showing free Italian films once a month in the courtyard this fall. The first film will be the "L'Estate di Martino" (2010) directed by Massimo Natale (which is also being shown free at The Wolfsonian-FIU Friday). All films are in Italian with English subtitles. The film will be at 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, in the court...

Mario M. Cuomo's hate-hate relationship with "The Godfather" has been well documented. For four decades, he refused even to see any of the movies or, presumably, to read Mario Puzo's book. He all but denied that the Mafia existed. And who could forget that unfortunate slip of the tongue during the 1992 presidential campaign, when Bill Clinton sugge...

"Passione. Musica. Violenza. Vita." These four words flashed on the screen amidst clips of fighting, dancing, kissing and beautiful Italian scenery. And so started a weekend full of Italian theatre.   This past weekend, the eighth annual Nuovo Cinema Italiano Film Festival took place in the Sottile Theatre in full force. The College of Charl...

Date: Thursday, November 19, 2015 Hours: 6:00 p.m. Site: Italian Cultural Institute of Chicago - 500 N Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60611 In collaboration with: https://neorealism.eventbrite.com A discussion with the Director David Lee Morea and Alberto Zambenedetti, Professor of Cinema Studies at Oberlin College Neorealism - Screening...

by Roberto Natalini   Vi piacerebbe vedere l'attrice americana Sharon Stone servire pizza ai clienti in un ristorante di Roma, oppure le star Antonio Banderas e Cameron Diaz con un gigante cono gelato in mano, piuttosto che il regista Quentin Tarantino alle prese con un piatto di spaghetti? Durante il mese di maggio sarà possibile osservare...

The Godfather or The Godfather Part II: Which is the superior entry in Francis Ford Coppola's masterful mob trilogy? It's a debate film buffs have been engaged in for 40 years, and one that will probably go on for another 400.   We asked one of the men closest to the Corleone family saga, Al Pacino, if he could make that Sophie's Choice — an...

Date: Thursday, March 05, 2015 - Sunday, April 19, 2015 Time: See link to festival programme. Location: PFA Theatre: 2575 Bancroft Way (between College and Telegraph), Berkeley. Organized by: BAM/PFA In collaboration with: Luce Cinecittà; IIC SF; Colpa Cinema; Film Forum, New York; Rialto Pictures; Janus Films/Criterion Pictures.   One o...

Why change a winning formula? We're guessing that's what Francis Ford Coppola has been asking himself before embarking on his new project: a currently untitled film that will focus an Italian-American family and span their experiences over thirty years (from 1930s to 1960s).   We imagine Coppola'll be rewatching his classic The Godfather sin...