by Jeannine Guilyard   Italy's Oscar contender is about to make its U.S. premiere. Claudio Caligari's "Non essere cattivo" (Don't Be Bad) is in the lineup of "Cinema Italian Style" – LA's annual showcase of conetemporary Italian cinema. Produced by Luce Cinecittà and the American Cinematheque, and under the artistic director of Italian journ...

Sarà la sede dell'Ambasciata d'Italia ad ospitare l'Italian Short Film Day organizzato dall'Istituto Italiano di Cultura a Washington DC. L'evento si terrà dalle 19 alle 21 di lunedì, 21 dicembre, che nell'emisfero boreale è il giorno più corto dell'anno e, come tale, il giorno in cui in tutto il mondo vengono celebrati i cortometraggi. L'ini...

Running until November 11 at the Harvard Film Archive, Carpenter Center | 24 Quincy St., Cambridge The Mysteries of Michelangelo Antonioni Upon his centennial celebration, the Harvard Film Archive will present - in collaboration with the Consulate General of Italy, Boston, and with the cooperation of Cinecittà Luce and the Cineteca Nazionale - an...

L'Associazione dei Siciliani in Texas - tra le prime ad aderire alla confederazione dei Siciliani in Nord America – ha organizzato domani, 8 agosto, dalle 18.30 alle 21.00 un incontro presso il Lombardo Custom Aparel (17604 North Dallas Parkway) per dare il benvenuto all'attore Italo-Americano originario di Menfi Chazz Palminteri, noto al pubblico...

A general maxim emerges when chatting with Joe Piscopo about the curvatures and swivels of his life. "I totally dig the journey," said Piscopo. "Totally dig the journey." And what a ride it has been for the famous New Jersey native, age 63. From satirist to commercial kingpin to, most recently, radio talk show host, Piscopo has cracked the code o...

By Anthony D'Alessandro   Quite often, whenever a country selects its foreign film submission, Oscar bloggers stand baffled wondering why the populist choice by American critics' standards wasn't chosen. Such was the case this year when many would have bet the vineyard that Nanni Moretti's Mia Madre was the top choice.   After al...

The San Diego Italian Film Festival welcomes you to its 7th season starting Saturday, October 19 through Saturday, November 2. This year's festival brings an exciting line up of fourteen extraordinary films loaded with culture and talent.   Embracing the community through partnerships, the SDIFF has expanded venues to include Museum of Photo...

The Italian American Veterans Museum will screen the Oscar-winning film "Mister Roberts" at 7 p.m. on Monday, December 7. The screening will benefit Hines Veterans Hospital. Admission is alcohol free toiletries and other items, such as aftershave, mouthwash, shampoo, toothpaste and toothbrushes, shaving cream and disposable razors, combs, and...

New York, John D. Calandra Italian American Institute, 2010, pp.299, $28.   Versione inglese del precedente Quei bravi ragazzi (Marsilio, 2007) curato dai soli Spagnoletti e Muscio, il presente volume si arricchisce di due nuovi curatori (Sciorra e Tamburri), andandosi a inserire nel sempre più numeroso gruppo di studi dedicati nel nuovo mil...

This summer, 12 Italian Films with English subtitles, will be screened outdoors in San Diego's Little Italy—every Saturday night, at 8 pm, in the Amphitheater of Amici Park—Date and State streets.   Presented by the Little Italy Association and Cinema Little Italy, the Festival will screen entertaining, recent and classic films, that have no...