by Claudia Baroncelli   With the end of 2015 coming closer, Swide wants to have a look at all the best Italian movies we have seen this year. From Oscar winning director Paolo Sorrentino's Youth to Italian first-timer Piero Messina's movie The Wait, no doubt this has been a great year for the Italian cinematic scene. So, while waiting to see...

Sarà il film di animazione ''Gladiatori di Roma 3D'' prodotto e diretto da Iginio Straffi ad inaugurare domenica 17 febbraio al TCL Chinese Theatre di Hollywood l'ottava edizione del Los Angeles Italia - Film, Fashion and Arts Fest. Lo ha annunciato l'ideatore e produttore della rinomata rassegna Pascal Vicedomini, alla presenza del regista Straffi...

  WTI Magazine #15    2014 Jan, 31Author : Simone doc Bracci      Translation by:   Some characters belong straight to the history of cinema. Ennio Morricone is one of them, indeed, he is the worldwide symbol of our prestige. In barely a century and a half of business, the seventh art has given to history sever...

by Pam Mastriano   Celebration of Italian movies Springfield - The Italian Cultural Center of Western Massachusetts announces that starting with "Benvenuti al Nord" (2012), on Friday, March 6, it will begin a continuation of the "Friday Night at the Italian Cinema" celebration of Italian movies. There will be 3 movies which will be shown the...

by Hunter Davis   'You went to one of the best hotels in the world, in one of the smartest places, which some of the classiest people have raved about over the decades – and you brought us back a tin of tomatoes! Oh my gawd, what are you like?' That was the reaction of my dear wife and children on my return.   I shall explain the...

Sofia Loren, già definita come uno dei più grandi tesori del cinema mondiale, si presenterà al pubblico nell'ambito della Brilliant Lecture Series il 10 maggio 2013. La sua presentazione si svolgerà al Brown Theater, Wortham Center, nelll'ambito della serie "Conversations with Brilliance" nella quale personalità di rilievo internazionale parlano de...

Giulia and Lorenzo are two young Italians at their first date, drinking an espresso in an Italian restaurant in New York City.   It looks like they are enjoying their time together, but Lorenzo from time to time gets distracted and looks at his watch impatient. Giulia asks him if everything is ok, Lorenzo embarrassed spills the beans: he rea...

The remarkable career of Marco Bellocchio, director of an impressive number of features, documentaries, and shorts for both television and cinema, has encompassed a wide range of genres and subjects.   Yet his work remains distinctive and personal, reflecting his uncompromising views and artistic ambition. During his 50-year c...

Ci sono storie che vanno oltre i sogni, prendono la seconda stella a destra, e corrono via, veloci, verso la galassia Oltreoceano, dove talento e merito sono riconosciuti, evitando di impantanarsi in pianeti zavorra, statici da millenni, destinati a morire, governati da rassicuranti mediocri. Ogni riferimento non è assolutamente casuale, e serve pe...

by Nancy Casas   The American Cinematheque presented the European Film festival on Thursday, September 24th, for the opening night at the Egyptian Theater in Hollywood. With special screenings of foreign films from Germany, Greece, and many more, Italian filmmaker Simone Borrelli's short film Eddy was a remarkable humanitarian presentation....