The trailer and poster have arrived for Ron Howard's documentary, Pavarotti. As its title implies, the film chronicles the life and times of the Italian opera singer Luciano Pavarotti, complete with archival footage of the late artist and interviews with those who knew him conducted in the present. This is far from Howard's first time calling the s...

Monday, April 29, 2019. STARTS 6:00 pm, ENDS 8:00 pm. LOCATION: CAS 224 725 Commonwealth Ave. Boston, MA 02215. Public Screening of "1938: When We Discovered We Were No Longer Italian" Part of the Holocaust through Film series. A discussion with director Pietro Suber will follow the screening. The documentary goes through the events that led from t...

The story of Dick Biondi is unknown to many. I didn't know about it myself, but today there is who is working on a documentary that will tell all Americans, and in particular those of Italian origin, about the life and career of the number one DJ in the United States in the early '60s, the first ever to play the Beatles on an American radio.  Pamel...

Carlo Levi’s memoir, “Christ Stopped at Eboli,” was a literary sensation in post-Fascist Italy. First published in 1945, the book is Levi’s memorable account of life among impoverished Italian villagers in the 1930s. Three decades later, an immersive and engaging film adaptation directed by Francesco Rosi enshrined the book’s underlying neorealist...

La sceneggiatrice Antonia Tosini omaggia il talento del regista italo-americano Armand Mastroianni, di origine campane, attraverso un docu-film. Attualmente sta ultimando alcune riprese e forse per i primi di aprile sarà tutto pronto.  La conoscenza della Tosini con il regista risale a molti anni fa. Tra loro nel tempo è nata una grande amicizia e...

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) and the Italian Sons and Daughters of America (ISDA) announce the 2019 grant selections for The Russo Brothers Italian American Film Forum. Spearheaded by directors Anthony and Joe Russo, the Film Forum is an initiative to fund films depicting and exploring the Italian American experience for the bene...

Tuesday, April 16, 2019. From 6:00 pm To 8:00 pm EDT. Italian Cultural Institute of New York, 686 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10065. Entrance: Free. Book Now. This Italian Documentaries series evening is dedicated to the screening of Stop the Pounding Heart (Cannes Film Festival selection 2013) by Roberto Minervini, with an introduction by Dennis Lim...

A documentary film about New Haven's Little Italy that has played to packed crowds all over the area will soon have have its first showing in Hamden - at the town library on 2901 Dixwell Avenue on April 1st at 6:30 p.m. The film, The Village: Life in New Haven's Little Italy, was the creation of award-winning journalist Steve Hamm. It had its succe...

Monday April 8 from 19:00 to 21:00 EDT. Italian Charities of America, 83-20 Queens Blvd, Elmhurst, New York 11373. Tickets here. Free Admission. Donations are accepted and tax-deductible, as Italian Charities of America is a registered section 501c3 nonprofit organization. Movie Showing of the docufiction film "Focaccia Blues" by Italian filmmaker...

Gabriella Pinel, class of 2017, studied Italian at Chapman University while completing her B.F.A. in Television Broadcast Journalism. Motivated by her fruitful study abroad experience in Italy, she decided to move to Sicily after graduation to live in the small fishing village where her mother was born and raised. Recently she completed the short f...