Tuesday, January 12, 2016----6:15pm - Italian Cultural & Community Center, 1101 Milford"The picture is a mouth-watering display of talent, technique and patience. It seems astonishing that a young filmmaker knows exactly how photogenic the flamboyant shots of cooks making their skillets dance over flames bursting from the stoves are." (for comp...

Subscribe to the journalhttp://www.intellectbooks.co.uk/journals/view-Journal,id=215/view,page=1/ Articles "Marco Ferreri: The Task of Cinema and the End of the World" Daniele Rugo, Goldsmiths, University of London, England "Nostalgics, Thugs and Psycho-Killers: Neofascists in Contemporary Italian Cinema" Alfio Leotta, Victoria University of We...

Aficionado's of Italian culture, as seen through its world famous cinema, are being treated to an Summer Outdoor Italian Film Festival in San Diego's Amici Park. The Festival has been filling the Park's Amphitheater every Saturday night, all summer, with recent and classic Italian films, with English subtitles.   The Festival director, Giuse...

Questa sera al "Hampton Film Festival" c'è una proiezione "sold out". La prima di un film che parla di italiani. Delle molte luci fra tante ombre di un periodo tetro nella storia del nostro paese: il periodo in cui, in collaborazione con i nazisti, cominciò in Italia, il rastrellamento degli ebrei per mandarli a morire nei campi di concentramento....

Parma will compete for the title of UNESCO 'City of Gastronomy', ANSA has learned. The city, which is famous for its prosciutto and cheese as well as its architecture, was put forward for the UNESCO Creative Cities network by the Italian National Commission for UNESCO. Rome was also put forward, as Creative City for Cinema.   The n...

by Tony Bravo   Frank Sinatra had many sobriquets — Ol' Blue Eyes, the Chairman of the Board, Swoonatra — but to Amanda Erlinger, he remains simply "Grandpa." "I'm blessed to be part of this family for many reasons," says Erlinger, the youngest daughter of Frank's daughter Nancy ("These Boots Were Made for Walkin'") Sinatra and Hugh Lam...

Pampanini, who had been hospitalised since October according to Corriere della Sera, starred in over 50 films during her 1950s heyday. She came to prominence as a Miss Italy contestant in 1946 (her failure to win caused a tabloid outcry) and went on to work with a long list of famous film figures, including Buster Keaton, Marcello Mastroianni,...

In the fall of 1991, Manhattan tailor Anthony Giliberto received a call from Elliot Lavigne, then-chairman of Perry Ellis. That one call would change the course of the third-generation tailor's life. "He says, 'Anthony, come over here right now. I want to introduce you to somebody.' I says to him, 'Elliot, I can't, I'm busy.' "   L...

  WTI Magazine #17    2014 Feb, 14Author : Simone doc Bracci      Translation by:   Los Angeles Italia, one city that joins two different countries, only in the month of February. The Festival founded by Pascal Vicedomini with his group Capri in the world announces its new 2014 edition with the special dedicati...

by Tim Adams   One of the pleasures of lunch with Stanley Tucci is that it gives me the excuse, beforehand, to rewatch his film Big Night, easily the best movie ever made about running a restaurant.   It's 20 years since Tucci co-wrote (with his cousin), co-directed and starred in his homage to the Italian immigrant experience in New...