The San Diego Italian Film Festival is back this summer for another another series of screenings of italian movies.Starting Thursday, July 12, the screenings will take place in two ifferents locations: La Paloma Theatre and the Museum of Photographics Arts. My Country by Giancarlo Iannotta | Thursday, July 12  Una donna per amica (A woman as a Frie...

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM PDT. Italian Cultural Institute - 601 Van Ness Avenue, Suite F - San Francisco, CA 94102. Free Admission | RSVP Required. Join us for an evening of fun as we take a trip down memory lane while watching the intimate yet universal footage that comprise home movies! This event is a collaborative effort be...

Join us for an engaging presentation by Roberto Taroni and Annamaria Martena, currently Artists in Residence at the Headlands Center for the Arts in Sausalito. On the occasion of their visit, SF Cinematheque and Yerba Buena Center for the Arts will host a retrospective of their films on Friday, July 6, at the YBCA auditorium. The artist duo will gi...

What began for Nancy Olnick and Giorgio Spanu as a shared love of Murano glass in the 1990s, grew into one of the world's largest collection of Postwar and Contemporary Italian art. A year ago, they opened Magazzino Italian Art, a 20,000-square-foot "art warehouse space" in Cold Spring, NY dedicated to widening public appreciation and education of...

Born on June 26, 1951 and raised in Astoria, Robert Davi is an actor, singer, writer and director perhaps best known for his vivid portrayal of a colorful assortment of Hollywood villains, thugs and tough guys. In a film and television career spanning over 40 years, Davi has appeared in TV series from “Charlie’s Angels” and “St. Elsewhere” to “Crim...

Martin Scorsese will be honored with the 13th annual Rome Film Fest's lifetime achievement award. Italian director Paolo Taviani will present the honor.  The announcement was made in Rome on Tuesday by the festival's director Antonio Monda and the head of the Fondazione Cinema per Roma, Laura Delli Colli.  Scorsese has long had ties to Italy. His g...

Coming to the Guild Cinema: The 50th Anniversary Restoration Edition of THE GREAT SILENCE (Il Grande Silenzio). One of the best, most influential Spaghetti Westerns ever made, with a mellow, haunting score by Ennio Morricone. In Italian with English subtitles. Two showings only. Saturday, June 30, 1:00 PM - Sunday, July 1, 1:00 PM. 3405 Central Ave...

Italian director Paolo Genovese, whose concept movie “Perfect Strangers” involving smartphones and personal secrets is making a global splash, is set to make his English-language debut with “The First Day of My Life,” a New York-set suicide dramedy with echoes of Frank Capra’s classic “It’s a Wonderful Life.” Based on Genovese’s novel of the same t...

On March 19, Casa Italiana di Las Vegas in collaboration with the West Charleston Library presented “Ciao Marcello!”, a wonderful black and white silent short film which is a tribute to Federico Fellini and his favorite actor, Marcello Mastroianni. Francesco Mazzini, who plays the lead role, introduced the movie which tells the story of a semi-reti...

Saturday, June 30, 2018 | 1 - 4 p.m. 5th floor Mueller Center | Heinz History Center (1212 Smallman Street - Pittsburgh, PA,15222). $20 admission (includes museum exhibits), $10 History Center members. Purchase Tickets. Join the Italian American Program at the History Center for a screening and panel discussion about the film "Andrea Doria: Are the...