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...

When: From Friday, June 08, 2018 to Thursday, June 28, 2018 - Where: Walter Reade Theater, 165 W. 65th Street, New York - Organized by : Film Society of Lincoln Center In collaboration with : Luce Cinecittà - Entrance : With fee Following successful collaborations on retrospectives of Marcello Mastroianni (2017) and Anna Magnani (2016), the Film So...

A little-known Italian actor -- who was working as a caretaker when he was discovered -- won best actor at Cannes film festival on Saturday for his portrayal of a cocaine-dealing dog groomer who faces down a local heavy in an urban western. Before being cast by Matteo Garrone of "Gomorrah" fame in "Dogman", a brutal modern parable of the little guy...

The Little Italy Open Air Film Fest, a beloved Baltimore tradition since 1999, will be on hiatus for the summer of 2018, organizers have announced. But they hope that a new and improved festival will return in 2019. “Next year will be the 20th anniversary of the festival,” said Mike Castino, vice-president of the Little Italy Lodge of the Order Son...

The Italian Cultural Institute (500 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 1450) will “Fare Cinema,” from May 22 to 29. The series will featurin screenings of three acclaimed films and appearances by their filmmakers and/or producers, including David di Donatello-award winning actor/director Luigi Lo Cascio, and a special event with costume designer Anna Lombar...

THIS WEDNESDAY: Ciao Houston Summer Film Festival kickoff! Italian Cultural & Community Center - 1101 Milford, Houston, Texas 77006. Dive into contemporary Italian comedies premiering in Texas this summer at the ICCC! Wednesdays at 7:00 p.m. May 16: The Prize. Directed by Alessandro Gassmann; starring Gigi Proietti, Alessandro Gassmann, Anna Foglie...