CEO Giuseppe Basso and Cristina Giubbetti, sales manager international productions, were touting key changes that among other things allow Cinecittà Studios to act as an Italian production service company.   The change means the 78-year-old Rome institution has shifted its position to not only provide a range of studio amenities and adviso...

Turner Classic Movies (TCM) will host the U.S. Television premiere of filmmaker Edoardo Ponti's short film Human Voice, starring Sophia Loren as part of the networks five-film tribute to the actress tonight, April. 21. The evening is scheduled to kick off at 8 p.m. (ET) with the U.S. television debut of the internationally acclaimed Human Voice (20...

In occasione del 100esimo anniversario dalla nascita del regista Michelangelo Antonioni (1912-2007), che cadrà il 29 settembre prossimo, la National Gallery of Art, assieme all'American Film Institute (AFI) e all'Istituto Italiano di Cultura di Washington, proporrà una retrospettiva delle sue opere più note.Tra l'11 agosto e i primi di settembre sa...

The Geneva Sons of Italy lodge will continue its celebration of Italian Culture and Heritage Month this week with a special screening of a classic movie. The Friday evening event, dubbed "Paradise Italian-style: A Night of Culture, Entertainment, Food and Wine," is centered around the Academy Award-winning film Cinema Paradiso, which was named Bes...

by Manny Alfano   to Christopher J. Dodd, CEOMotion Picture Association of AmericaDear Mr. Dodd: The Italian American ONE VOICE Coalition's sole focus is to battle negative stereotyping and discrimination against Italian Americans. It is the only national Italian American organization with this mandate.   As such we would like to...

The Italian Cultural Foundation at Casa Belvedere on Staten Island continues its busy summer schedule this month with a Tuscan Farm-to-Table Dinner with Chef Dave on August 17, and Dining al Fresco with Michael Colameco on August 21. And catch some of the most-awarded Italian films at Casa Belvedere's 8 p.m. outdoor screenings starting with "The Fi...

di Luca Dell'Aquila   Amare o non amare i film di Dario Argento è un segno di riconoscimento di un certo cinefilo. Se sia genio o follia non è del tutto chiaro, ma sicuramente il suo cinema non ha lasciato indifferenti intere generazioni. Dal suo debutto il regista ha lavorato principalmente all'interno dello stesso genere, "il giallo", in...

Director David O. Russell is known for his up close and personal style of filmmaking, but it was one of his fans who got hands-on at a screening of American Hustle in Hollywood on Sunday. The mystery lady, wearing a chic red dress, lavished attention on the filmmaker, clasping his hand and whispering in his ear after he had accepted the Filmmaker...

by Valeria Fanelli   The Consulate General of Italy has organized a special event, on June 2, to introduce a cinema-culinary journey designed by the images of a great Italian photo reporter, Rino Barillari to Chicago's public.   The event will represent a connection between the art of photography, the culinary Italian quality, and the...

by Dr. Emanuele A. Alfano   The history of anti-Italian American bias manifests a blatant bigotry for the past 100 years. Long before the entertainment media chose Italian Americans as whipping boys the American press maligned them in news reports, columns and in cartoons. With the advent of movies, radio and TV programming the incidence of...