Bernardo Bertolucci, Italian director of Last Tango in Paris and The Last Emperor, has died in Rome, aged 77. Born in Parma in 1941, his other films included The Conformist, The Dreamers, 1900 and The Sheltering Sky. Winner of two Oscars, for directing and co-writing The Last Emperor, he was known for his bold visual style and the controversy stoke...

Saturday, December 8, 2018, 2-8 PM and Sunday, December 9, 2018, 2-8 PM. Stony Brook University, Wang Center Lecture Hall 1, 100 Nicolls Road, Stony Brook, NY 11794. The Center for Italian Studies at Stony Brook University in collaboration with the Associazione Culturale ArtMedia (Rome, Italy) will present "Italy on Screen Today/ EDIZIONE III " to...

It was well after dark on a Saturday night in January 1963 when the Don Shirley Trio took the stage in Manitowoc, Wisconsin. The program of show tunes, jazz and classical music, the local paper reported, was “brilliant and exciting and warmly received by the large crowd.” But its famed leader and pianist, Don Shirley, who was black, knew his welcom...

Tampa’s first Italian Film Festival, Vivere All ’Italiana: Italian Film, will be premiering at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts this weekend. The TECO Theater will host three films on Saturday and three on Sunday. It is curated by Dr. Patrizia La Trecchia, an associate professor for the University of South Florida and director of the USF It...

E' il terzo anno che Il Ministero degli Affari Esteri e della Cooperazione ripropone il progetto promozionale della Settimana della Cucina Italiana nel Mondo, coordinato dalle nostre rappresentanze diplomatiche. Negli USA la data prescelta coincide con il Thanksgiving. Ecco perché essa e’ stata anticipata alla settimana che va dal 12 al 18 Novembre...

Today, “Creed II” hits theaters. And who — in 1976, when Sylvester Stallone’s original “Rocky” was released — could have imagined that a “little movie that could” would still be delivering box-office knockouts well into the 21st century? The long-awaited sequel revisits the Cold War Ivan Drago rivalry from 1985’s “Rocky IV” — and its very existence...

November 30 - December 2, 2018. Vogue Theatre - 3290 Sacramento St. San Francisco, CA 94115. Make a date to view the best in Italian contemporary cinema and brush up on your language skills at the same time! Bring friends and family--group tickets and discounted passes available. Click here to browse all of this year's films and see the complete sc...

The Center for Italian Studies at Stony Brook University in collaboration with the Associazione Culturale Art Media (Rome, Italy) will present “Italy on Screen Today/EDIZIONE III” to promote Italian contemporary cinema. The two-day festival will be held on Saturday, December 8, from 2 pm to 8 pm and Sunday, December 9, from 2 pm to 8 pm in the Char...

It was All Souls’ Day, and Rome had woken up under the rain. It makes you wonder, sometimes, the way Nature manages to read into the heart of the world and chooses to dress in mourning to match the sorrow of her children when it’s needed.   It wasn’t cold, in Rome, that morning. And some may have even enjoyed the melancholic, languid, poetic romant...

From Wednesday, December 05, 2018 to Sunday, December 30, 2018. Organized by The Museum of Modern Art, 11 West 53rd Street, Manhattan, NY. In collaboration with Istituto Luce Cinecittà. Entrance with fee. In collaboration with Luce Cinecittà, Rome, MoMa celebrates Italian actor Ugo Tognazzi with a retrospective that spans his four-decade long caree...