Comedian Sebastian Maniscalco has made a deal with Lionsgate to develop a multi-generational comedy he will cowrote as a starring vehicle. Maniscalco is teaming on the script with Austen Earl (The Great Indoors). It will be inspired by Maniscalco’s stage routines, which touch on his Italian American family. The aim is for an Italian-flavored My Big...

Michelangelo Antonioni once summed up his filmmaking philosophy in one sentence: “I’m looking for traces of feeling in men.” In women, too. From Gabriele Ferzetti and Monica Vitti searching for their missing friend (and their own souls) along the Mediterranean in “L’Avventura” to David Hemmings’ photographer who might have uncovered a murder within...

For the 12th straight year, the Milwaukee Italian Film Festival returns, bringing a slew of great films – most of which wouldn't likely otherwise screen in Brew City – and, as always, it's free and open to all. This year's event, slated for April 27-29 at UW-Milwaukee's Union Cinema and co-sponsored by the Department of French, Italian and Comparat...

Cinema Italia keeps its Spring tradition alive with a five-film retrospective on Michelangelo Antonioni. The one-day program, co-curated by Luce Cinecittà and The Museum of Modern Art in New York City, is meant to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the passing of one of the most known Italian directors. The Castro Theatre will be, once again, the...

Tiburon International Film Festival proudly is holding a tribute in honor of the great Italian poet, and filmmaker, Pier Paolo Pasolini, one of the most talented, controversial, intelligent, and daring filmmakers of his generation. We salute Pasolini and pay our homage with a new documentary titled The Isle of Medea, directed by fellow Italian film...

Il cortometraggio “Fisolofia” diretto da Nicola Palmeri, prodotto da MizzicaFILM e Sergio F. Distefano, con Antonello Puglisi, Domenico Centamore, Stefano Chiodaroli, già vincitore del Premio Speciale della Giuria al Mazzeni Film Festival e del Mediterranean Short Award è stato selezionato in concorso con altri 5 cortometraggi italiani e sarà proie...

The third presentation of the Italian Perspective series took place in the Musco Center for the Arts, on Saturday, April 7, this year focusing on the intersection between cinema and culture. This celebratory symposium, exploring the complexity of Italy’s cultural and artistic import, brought together faculty, staff and students from Chapman Univers...

When: Monday, April 23, 2018 From 6:00 pm To 7:30 pm - Where: Embassy of Italy, 3000 Whitehaven Street NW, Washington, DC 20008 - Organized by : Italian Cultural Institute - Entrance : Free - Reservation May Be Required After rocking the Berlin International Film Festival and Tribeca 2018, Director Laura Bispuri and movie star Alba Rohrwacher arriv...

Settantamila filmati in alta definizione, documentari e testimonianze storiche, nuovi video,  400mila fotografie, tesori  d’archivio e attualità, un secolo di immaginario italiano in un clic. C'è tutta l'Italia con la sua storia, il cinema e la cultura, le arti, la politica e la cronaca, il costume e lo sport. I cinegiornali e la Settimana Incom, l...

The 13th annual Yale Festival of New Italian Cinema runs April 19 to 22 at Whitney Humanities Center, 53 Wall St. in New Haven, showing a slate of five films. The festival is presented by the Italian Language and Literature Department, but all screenings are free and open to the public. The series opens April 19 at 7:30 p.m. with “Love and Bullets,...