November 8 (Saturday) 2:00 pmFilm presentation: Perlasca: The Courage of a Just Man (Un eroe Italiano)The incredible story of an ordinary and humble man who did his best to save the lives of thousands Jews during the last months of World War II in Budapest, Offered with the collaboration of the OSIA, Commission on Social Justice with commentary pro...

by Michelle Liu   This weekend, both the Yale and New Haven communities can enjoy a view of Italy from the seats of the Whitney Humanity Center auditorium. Between Thursday and Sunday, the 10th annual Yale Festival of New Italian Cinema will screen five recent Italian films at the center. The screenings will be accompanied by guided dis...

2013 is the Year of Italian Culture here in the United States, and the Oklahoma City Museum of Art is celebrating in grand style. Along with the special exhibition "Of Heaven and Earth: 500 Years of Italian Painting from Glasgow Museums," on view through Nov. 17, the museum is launching a new film series, "Italian Auteurs of the 1960s."   R...

"Migranti. Storie dall'Italia multiculturale di oggi": questo il titolo della rassegna promossa a Philadelphia dal Consolato generale d'Italia insieme con l'America-Italy Society of Philadelphia. Appuntamento venerdì prossimo, 20 settembre, alle 18 nella sede del Consolato generale con "La giusta distanza" di Carlo Mazzacurati.   Il film –...

Federico Fellini was born on January 20, 1920, in Rimini, Italy. Growing up he was interested in art, cartoons, and producing puppet shows. He unsuccessfully attempted to draw and sell caricatures to tourists in Rimini. When he was 18, Federico moved to Rome to study law, but dropped out shortly after and began to work for local newspapers instead....

Roman Holiday. September 25 / The Lafayette Hotel - West Courtyard. Join us for an enchanting evening of Films al Fresco as we screen the timeless classic Roman Holiday! As part of our event, we will feature Rosario Monetti, who will enthrall us with lush vocals, along with the piano stylings of Jim Bianchi, all before the film! Get...

Tony Lo Bianco (actor, writer, director and producer) will receive the 2016 Louis Prima Arts and Entertainment Award at the 31st Annual Louisiana American Italian Sports Hall of Fame Banquet on Jan. 16 at the New Orleans Hilton Riverside Hotel.   Lo Bianco starred in the Academy Award-winning film "The French Connection.'' He has been nomina...

Alla fine del film, Salvo muore. Non potrebbe essere altrimenti per un killer di mafia. La sua è comunque una morte pacifica, che avviene mentre guarda per ore il mare del paese dov'è cresciuto, accanto alla ragazza, Rita, a cui ha dedicato gli ultimi giorni della sua vita. I più belli. Muore lentamente, seduto in poltrona, dissanguato, la morte m...

Recently, actor Vincent Piazza, who plays up-and-coming gangster Lucky Luciano on the show, opened up to Men's Journal about his reluctance to play Italian characters prior to the role.   Piazza himself is Italian, his father's family emigrated to the United States from Sicily, but the actor was very aware growing up of the ways Italians wer...

  WTI Magazine #55    2015 March, 6Author : Expo 2015      Translation by:   A project organized by Fondazione Cinema per Roma and Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia, the Short Food Movie - Feed your Mind, Film your Planet initiative invites people from all over the world to interpret the Expo themes of nutr...