by Kerry Lester   Over the years he tried wooing her with calls, trips to Italy, and becoming close with members of the family. After a decade, he's finally scored a date.   Ron Onesti's quest to bring Academy Award-winning actress Sophia Loren to town isn't a romantic venture, but it's undeniable he -- and just about everyone else --...

It's not a bit of brilliant, new, 21st-century insight that movies are in the business of selling dreams made to seem real. The perspective is as old as cinema itself, and sometimes, the more outlandish the dream and the more outrageous the film version of reality; the better the results.   But once in a while a film comes along that turns t...

Start Date: 11/9/2012 Start Time: 7:00 PMEnd Date: 11/9/2012 End Time: 11:00 PMThis event recurs on a custom schedule. Click here to see the series dates.Event Description The Center for Italian Studies will screen five recently produced Italian films subtitled in English with remarks and Q&A sessions conducted by Festival Director, Professor...

"8 Decades of Italian Cinema" will launch in New York City on April 19th at Dan Talbot's Lincoln Plaza Cinemas. Dan Talbot is the legendary founder of New Yorker Films and champion of Italian films in the United States. The series will begin with Roberto Rossellini's OPEN CITY made in 1945. How appropriate is that, considering this film had its fi...

'Buongiorno papà' di Edoardo Leo, film sui quarantenni single in Italia, interpretato da Raul Bova, vince il 23/o Nice Festival in Usa, la manifestazione che porta il cinema italiano emergente all'estero, assegnato dal pubblico americano. Il Festival si è svolto a New York e a San Francisco dall'11 al 17 novembre.   Il film sarà proiettato n...

Houston ospitera' anche quest'anno l'appuntamento con questo festival internazionale del cinema, che e' oramai giunto alla quarantasettesima edizione.   Oltre ad una sessantina di opere prime ed un centinaio di cortometraggi, il WorldFest presentera' al pubblico houstoniano la nona edizione di 'Panorama Italia', la rassegna di film italiani...

by Gianfranco Norelli e Suma Kurien   Caro direttore,La VOCE di New York conosce già il nostro lavoro, ma ora vi chiediamo di aiutarci a diffondere un appello tra i vostri lettori. Scade infatti il 5 agosto la campagna per aiutarci a portare il nostro film su PBS.Il film si intitola Finding the Mother Lode ed e' stato realizzato da Gianfranc...

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...