"Migranti. Storie dall'Italia multiculturale di oggi": questo il titolo della rassegna promossa a Philadelphia dal Consolato generale d'Italia insieme con l'America-Italy Society of Philadelphia. Appuntamento venerdì prossimo, 20 settembre, alle 18 nella sede del Consolato generale con "La giusta distanza" di Carlo Mazzacurati.   Il film –...

Federico Fellini was born on January 20, 1920, in Rimini, Italy. Growing up he was interested in art, cartoons, and producing puppet shows. He unsuccessfully attempted to draw and sell caricatures to tourists in Rimini. When he was 18, Federico moved to Rome to study law, but dropped out shortly after and began to work for local newspapers instead....

Roman Holiday. September 25 / The Lafayette Hotel - West Courtyard. Join us for an enchanting evening of Films al Fresco as we screen the timeless classic Roman Holiday! As part of our event, we will feature Rosario Monetti, who will enthrall us with lush vocals, along with the piano stylings of Jim Bianchi, all before the film! Get...

Tony Lo Bianco (actor, writer, director and producer) will receive the 2016 Louis Prima Arts and Entertainment Award at the 31st Annual Louisiana American Italian Sports Hall of Fame Banquet on Jan. 16 at the New Orleans Hilton Riverside Hotel.   Lo Bianco starred in the Academy Award-winning film "The French Connection.'' He has been nomina...

Alla fine del film, Salvo muore. Non potrebbe essere altrimenti per un killer di mafia. La sua è comunque una morte pacifica, che avviene mentre guarda per ore il mare del paese dov'è cresciuto, accanto alla ragazza, Rita, a cui ha dedicato gli ultimi giorni della sua vita. I più belli. Muore lentamente, seduto in poltrona, dissanguato, la morte m...

Recently, actor Vincent Piazza, who plays up-and-coming gangster Lucky Luciano on the show, opened up to Men's Journal about his reluctance to play Italian characters prior to the role.   Piazza himself is Italian, his father's family emigrated to the United States from Sicily, but the actor was very aware growing up of the ways Italians wer...

  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...