The Cinema Italy Festival is going to take place at the Regal Cinema in South Beach on October 8th-13th. The Italy-America Chamber of Commerce Southeast (IACC) will celebrate the beginning of the festival during its welcome dinner for the new Italian Consul General of Italy in Miami, Hon. Gloria Bellelli on October 7th at Cibo Wine Bar in Sout...

Parents should bar their children from watching a Nickelodeon film scheduled for release this year because of the way it portrays Italian Americans, says a coalition based in New Jersey.   Manny Alfano, president of the nonprofit Italian American ONE VOICE Coalition, called on Nickelodeon, its affiliates and parent company, to halt productio...

Paolo Sorrentino's "The Great Beauty" was the big winner at the European Film Awards on Saturday in a wintry Berlin, where the Italo pic took home prizes for best film, director, actor for Toni Servillo, and editor for Cristiano Travaglioli.   The screenwriter award went to Francois Ozon for "In the House," while Veerle Baetens was named bes...

Quattro capolavori in un solo giorno, per raccontare oltre quaranta anni di carriera cinematografica del celebre regista italiano Bernardo Bertolucci.   Realizzata dall'organizzazione Cinema Italia SF, sotto la direzione della program director Amelia Antonucci, la rassegna cinematografica "BERTOLUCCI: A Film Series" al Castro Theatre ha risc...

We are excited to announce the publication of Volume 5, Number 1, of the Italian American Review!   This issue of the journal covers topics including the efforts of labor organizer Efrem Bartoletti in the Mesabi range and the role of ethnicity in adaptations of Marty. Reviews discuss recent work on the Sacco and Vanzetti trial, Italian expat...

When: June 4 and 13, 2015Where: Brookline Coolidge Corner, Branch Library, 31 Pleasant St., Brookline MAThe Italian Consulate in Boston, in collaboration with The Public Library of Brookline and "C'era una volta...Brookline," is pleased to present "Two Italian Movies at Brookline". The double event will be held at Brookline Coolidge Corner, Branch...

Buone notizie da oltreoceano per il cinema italiano. Salvo di Antonio Piazza e Fabio Grassadonia, e Stop the Pounding Heart di Roberto Minervini sono entrati nella selezione di NEW DIRECTORS/ NEW FILMS, la prestigiosa manifestazione organizzata a New York dalla Film Society del Lincoln Centre (dal 19 al 30 marzo), segnalatasi negli anni per aver sc...

Paolo Sorrentino's "The Great Beauty," a tribute to Rome's decadence and magnificence amid Italy's current paralysis, is Italy's candidate for the foreign-language Academy Award race. Considered a Berlusconi-era homage to Fededrico Fellini, in particular to "La Dolce Vita," Sorrentino's latest stars Toni Servillo ("Il Divo") as a novelist with wri...

On Saturday, March 29th, A Bronx Tale actor Lillo Brancato will join Ridgefield Playhouse Film Society for a Q&A at their screening of Robert De Niro's directorial debut. Part of the "Lost and Found Film Series", the evening celebrates the 20th anniversary screening of A Bronx Tale.   Lillo Brancato will discuss the twists and turns in h...

American actor Mark Ruffalo, two time nominee for the Oscar and played the role in the Marvel action blockbuster "Hulk in Avengers: Age of Ultron", will receive a special prize during his appareance as one of the special guests at the Giffoni Film Festival, an international festival for children's films.   On Saturday, Ruffalo has met the fi...