C’è pochissimo tempo da perdere in introduzioni all’inizio dell’incontro con Martin Scorsese alla Festa del cinema di Roma, perché da che erano stati concordati 5 film italiani importanti per la formazione del regista italoamericano, Scorsese ha continuato ad aggiungerne fino a poco prima dell’evento. Da 5 sono subito passati a 6, poi ha fatto sape...

IN THE MOOD IN OUR OWN WAY: a documentary written, produced, directed and narrated by LUCA MARTERA, edited by CARLA BRANDOLINI, linguistic consultant and additional voice narration FRANK PISATURO. A Sexual Radar Production, 2018 https://vimeo.com/296585302 From the ancient Italian tradition of the Great Opera Houses to the Neapolitan melodies of 20...

The second annual Umbria in Sugar Land, an Italian Film Festival announced the winners for its event to be held Oct. 26-28 at the historic Sugar Land Auditorium. 2018 film winners include: Best Film: Pure Hearts; Best Cinematography: Awful Wars; Best Screenplay: Friends by Chance; Best Directing: Awful Wars. The festival is hosted by the City of Su...

Rossellini, Antonioni, Pasolini, De Sica, Olmi, Germi, Rosi, Visconti e Fellini: ci sono tutti i maestri del neorealismo italiano tra i nomi che hanno influenzato il cinema di Martin Scorsese. Lo racconta lo stesso regista statunitense nell’incontro con il pubblico, organizzato dalla Festa del cinema di Roma per conferirgli il premio alla carriera...

Celebrate Italian American Heritage Month with Nutley UNICO and the Nutley Public Library with a screening of Mia Madre (My Mother), on Thursday, Oct. 25 at 7 p.m. According to a library news release, the 2015 award-winning Italian language film with English subtitles stars Margherita Buy as a woman facing a career crisis as well as caring for her...

Sarà il regista e sceneggiatore americano candidato agli Oscar Lee Daniels, il chairman della 23a edizione di Capri Hollywood, il festival del cinema che ogni anno si tiene nell'isola azzurra a ridosso fra Natale e Capodanno. Ad annunciare è Pascal Vicedomini, fondatore e produttore del festival che dal 27 dicembre al 2 gennaio porterà nel Golfo di...

Lady Gaga did not so much arrive at the Venice Film Festival this August as she floated into it, a platinum Aphrodite borne on the waves, black stilettos skimming the sea foam. Which is to say, she took a water taxi. An image of her zooming across the canal — perched precariously on the side of the lacquered motorboat in a little black dress, her l...

When lauded Italian director Luchino Visconti first conceived of his big screen adaptation of Camillo Boito’s novella “Senso,” the “La Terra Trema” filmmaker aimed high: he wanted to cast no less than Ingrid Bergman and Marlon Brando in the film’s lead roles, a conspiring contessa and an Austrian deserter who woo amidst the dying embers of the Riso...

The Office of the Italian Consulate in Miami, under the leadership of the honorable Consul General, Cristiano Musillo, who started his tour of duty last August, has announced that a week-long celebration, the 18th International Week of the Italian Language, will take place in various Florida cities from October 15 until October 22, 2018 during the...

Yes, Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga will be in the thick of the Oscar race with “A Star Is Born,” the kind of crowd-pleasing film that should also figure prominently in awards talk for the next five months. But “A Star Is Born” is hardly the only film with a clear path to the Dolby Theatre. Most of the season’s top contenders were unveiled during the...