WTI Magazine #55    2015 March, 6Author : Expo 2015      Translation by:   A project organized by Fondazione Cinema per Roma and Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia, the Short Food Movie - Feed your Mind, Film your Planet initiative invites people from all over the world to interpret the Expo themes of nutr...

The cast of "Goodfellas" will reunite for the film's 25th anniversary at the Tribeca Film Festival later this month. CBS News reports that co-stars De Niro, Liotta and Pesci and a host of others will close the 14th annual Tribeca Film Festival on April 25.     It will be followed by a can't-miss reunion hosted by Jon Stuart from Mo...

On March 27, 2014, actor Joseph Rigano passed away. Joe Rigano was a well known Italian –American actor in the gangster film genre. Rigano was born in 1933 in New York City.   He grew up in Ocean Hill, Brooklyn and worked as a laborer early in his life. He married his wife Maria and they had three children,; Angela, Joseph and Gina. Joe bega...

by ICS Board   Dear ICS friends,We are pleased to inform you that Film Movement's latest release, "Human Capital," is coming to Landmark E Street Cinema this Friday, February 27. "Human Capital" has received rave reviews from critics and audiences alike.   HUMAN CAPITAL begins at the end, as a cyclist is run off the road by a car...

di Fulvia Caprara   Con «Salvo», nel 2013, avevano lasciato a bocca aperta l'esigente platea del Festival di Cannes.   Adesso, dopo la cascata di premi ricevuti per quell'esordio folgorante («Grand Prix» e «Prix della Révélation» alla Semaine de la Critique, Nastro d'Argento, Globo d'oro e 4 nomination ai David di Donatello) Fabio Gra...

Tra gli innumerevoli amanti e appassionati della bella lingua italiana in città, c'è un gruppo in continua crescita che organizza interessanti eventi da ormai quasi dieci anni. Il Gruppo Meetup di Lingua Italiana di San Francisco è composto oggi da più di 900 membri, e continua ancora a fare incontrare italiano-americani i quali condividono una pa...

Chef Stefano Secchi—a Southern Methodist University and Culinary Institute of America, Hyde Park graduate, youngest chef ever invited to cook at The James Beard House, and current consulting chef for America Airlines—has talent that thrives beyond the kitchen.   Two plus years ago, he traveled to the Sardinia homeland of his father to make a...

Long time partners living clandestine lives, Luigi and Vicenzo, journey through Pride Day in Napoli, forced to face a harsh reality of their lives. Italy, 2013, 4 min - Information and tickets   Date: Saturday, July 12, 2014 - Tuesday, July 15, 2014 Hours: Sat, Jul 12th 9:00 pm andTue, Jul 15th 7:15 pm Venue: DGA     Sou...

On the occasion of Film Forum's retrospective (Nov. 28 - Dec. 11). An homage to the great Italian director Mario Monicelli (1915-2010). Opening of an exhibition of photographs in the Auditorium of Casa Italiana.   Screening of: Vicino al Colosseo c'è Monti (2008; 20 min.) by Mario Monicelli. From an idea by Chia...

  WTI Magazine #55    2015 March, 6Author : Edoardo Peretti      Translation by: John Cabot University   A year after, at the Oscars Academy Awards, Italy has gained again a pinch of success following the triumph of La Grande Bellezza as the best foreign film at the Oscars. The merit goes to one of many Italian...