CALL FOR PAPERS - Global Intersections and Artistic Interconnections: Italian Cinema and Media across Times and Spaces. Journal of Italian Cinema and Media Studies - Second International Conference. The American University of Rome. 14-15 June 2019. Keynote Speaker: Professor Milly Buonanno, La Sapienza University. Intersections of local and global:...

Students and faculty from Pin Oak Middle School, Bellaire High School, Westchester Academy, and Hargrave High School gathered on April 2, 2018, in the Auditorium of the offices of the Consulate General of Italy (1330 Post Oak Blvd., Houston, TX 77056) for the Award Ceremony for the Concorso Letterario 2018 - Il cinema come finestra sul mondo italia...

Among the Italian filmmakers who achieved international prominence in the decades after World War II, Luchino Visconti possessed perhaps the sharpest historical insight and the keenest literary appetite. The 14 features he directed between 1942 and his death, in 1976, included adaptations of books by Dostoyevsky, Camus and Mann, a biopic about King...

The Russo Brothers were a pair of the Marvel Cinematic Universe's best directors even prior to Avengers: Infinity War. If there were any questions in regards to the A-list status of the brothers, those should have been resolved after Infinity War skyrocketed to the fifth-highest grossing movie of all time. Now, thanks in part to the added recogniti...

In Frank Sinatra’s early days of stardom, the man known as the Chairman of the Board could send legions of bobby soxers swooning with his Italian light baritone and a flicker of his ol’ blue eyes. But as the 1940s turned into the 1950s and a string of poorly received musicals and an adulterous affair with Ava Gardner caused his popularity to wane,...

Reflecting the zeitgeist, “Open Roads: New Italian Cinema 2018" offers several female-centered stories this year, although of the 17 feature-length narrative films and documentaries at the festival, only two are directed by women. Most screenings are followed by question-and-answer sessions with the filmmakers and members of the cast. Organized by...

“Milionari”, del regista Alessandro Piva, già vincitore del David di Donatello nel 2000 con la CapaGira, racconta la storia vera dell’ex boss della camorra Marcello Cavani oggi collaboratore di giustizia. Dai suoi esordi come venditore ambulante di sigarette di contrabbando fino a diventare un camorrista che conta, soprannominato Alain Delon per il...

Actor Giancarlo Giannini has been added to the cast of George Clooney's Catch-22, the limited series based on the seminal novel by Joseph Heller. The series will debut on Hulu in the U.S., on Sky Atlantic in Italy and Channel 4 in the U.K in 2019. One of Italy's top actors, Giannini was nominated for an Oscar for Lina Wertmuller's 1975 classic Seve...

In occasione della 18ma edizione del festival, Film Society of Lincoln Center e Istituto Luce Cinecittà presentano 16 film che si distinguono per la varietà di generi e autori, dai veterani del grande schermo tra cui Ferzan Ozpetek, Marco Tullio Giordana e Francesca Comencini, alle voci emergenti del panorama cinematografico Italiano.  La serata di...

Magnifico! It’s one of the words that has been used to describe this year’s edition of the Italian Film Festival USA of Metro Detroit. “This was an incredibly successful edition,” said Enzo Paglia of Washington and a member of the committee that organizes Detroit’s version of the annual film festival that began in St. Louis in 2004 and currently ha...