For a much admired work by a major director, “Senso” has taken a long time to get to Los Angeles theaters in a form close to its original shape. Now that it has, we can see both what we’ve been missing and why it’s taken so long. Directed by Luchino Visconti, released in Italy in 1954 and now playing at the Nuart in West Los Angeles in a new digi...

San Diego-The San Diego Italian Film Festival(SDIFF) has announced a lineup of eclectic films to be presented as part of its monthly series at the Museum of Photographic Arts in Balboa Park through September 2019. Carefully selected by Artistic Director and film professor Antonio Iannotta, these films represent a selection of the wide variety of mo...

Italy’s premiere film festival, Italy on Screen Today, announces it will make New York and Miami its home this coming December. Bringing the best of Italian contemporary cinema to America, the Festival will feature American premieres, great authors, young up and comers of direction, and the most iconic faces of cinema. Starting on December 8th and...

Bernardo Bertolucci, Italian director of Last Tango in Paris and The Last Emperor, has died in Rome, aged 77. Born in Parma in 1941, his other films included The Conformist, The Dreamers, 1900 and The Sheltering Sky. Winner of two Oscars, for directing and co-writing The Last Emperor, he was known for his bold visual style and the controversy stoke...

Saturday, December 8, 2018, 2-8 PM and Sunday, December 9, 2018, 2-8 PM. Stony Brook University, Wang Center Lecture Hall 1, 100 Nicolls Road, Stony Brook, NY 11794. The Center for Italian Studies at Stony Brook University in collaboration with the Associazione Culturale ArtMedia (Rome, Italy) will present "Italy on Screen Today/ EDIZIONE III " to...

It was well after dark on a Saturday night in January 1963 when the Don Shirley Trio took the stage in Manitowoc, Wisconsin. The program of show tunes, jazz and classical music, the local paper reported, was “brilliant and exciting and warmly received by the large crowd.” But its famed leader and pianist, Don Shirley, who was black, knew his welcom...

Tampa’s first Italian Film Festival, Vivere All ’Italiana: Italian Film, will be premiering at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts this weekend. The TECO Theater will host three films on Saturday and three on Sunday. It is curated by Dr. Patrizia La Trecchia, an associate professor for the University of South Florida and director of the USF It...

E' il terzo anno che Il Ministero degli Affari Esteri e della Cooperazione ripropone il progetto promozionale della Settimana della Cucina Italiana nel Mondo, coordinato dalle nostre rappresentanze diplomatiche. Negli USA la data prescelta coincide con il Thanksgiving. Ecco perché essa e’ stata anticipata alla settimana che va dal 12 al 18 Novembre...

Today, “Creed II” hits theaters. And who — in 1976, when Sylvester Stallone’s original “Rocky” was released — could have imagined that a “little movie that could” would still be delivering box-office knockouts well into the 21st century? The long-awaited sequel revisits the Cold War Ivan Drago rivalry from 1985’s “Rocky IV” — and its very existence...

November 30 - December 2, 2018. Vogue Theatre - 3290 Sacramento St. San Francisco, CA 94115. Make a date to view the best in Italian contemporary cinema and brush up on your language skills at the same time! Bring friends and family--group tickets and discounted passes available. Click here to browse all of this year's films and see the complete sc...