American director Abel Ferrara will present his documentary film Piazza Vittorio, which was screened at the 74th Venice Film Festival last September as an out-of-competition selection, in Rome on May 31 at the Apollo 11 cultural centre. The film shows a Rome full of heart, where emigration, whether hated, tolerated, or understood, in the end takes...

On Saturday, June 2, 2018, Italian Americans have an opportunity to celebrate their heritage and Chicago’s rich baseball history through a screening of the Russo Brothers Italian American Film Forum Award-winning film, Italian American Baseball Family at the Metropolis Performing Arts Centre in Arlington Heights. The 2016 American Community Survey...

Ciao from Rome, welcome to the #103 magazine of We the Italians! I'd like to start this editorial by celebrating all the Italian American soldiers who lost their lives, in all the American wars: Monday May 28 is Memorial Day. To pay my respect, this year I've interviewed somebody who not only beautifully represents the Italians who have fought or s...

When: Wednesday, May 16, 2018 At 6:30 pm - Where: IIC Los Angeles -  Organized by : IIC, Sky TV - Entrance : Free West Coast Premiere of the documentary about the life, works and struggles of Michelangelo Merisi from Caravaggio, whose existence, no less than his art, was characterized by lights and shadows, genius and intemperance. Introduction by...

25 aprile 1945. Le ultime forze nazifasciste lasciano Milano e per tentare un’improbabile ritirata. Ancora qualche giorno e tutta l’Italia sarebbe stata liberata dalla morsa dell’occupazione tedesca e dalla sanguinosa guerra civile che era iniziata, di fatto, dopo alcune ore dall’armistizio dell’8 settembre 1943. Oggi, a distanza di 73 anni, l’Ital...

There’s both magic and the gritty real in director Lorena Alvarado’s film, “Beatrice,” which brings us into the fascinating world of Beatrice Vio, a 19-year-old Italian fencer who had her four limbs amputated because of complications from meningitis. Alvarado talked to Salon about what it’s like to be in the room with Vio and how she found inspirat...

Independent filmmaker Mark Spano, along with celebrated Kansas City Chef Jasper Mirabile Jr., are pleased to report that the U.S. premiere of Spano’s new documentary “Sicily: Land of Love & Strife” sold out the Screenland Armour Theater in North Kansas City, MO., last week. Although Spano lives in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, he chose Kansas City -...

Qualcuno ha mai sentito parlare di Amadeo Peter Giannini? Chi è a conoscenza del fatto che il fondatore della Bank of America era un italiano nato in California da genitori liguri? E chi potrebbe immaginare che la Bank of America era in origine la Bank of Italy? Un regista italiano arriva in California, cammina per le strade di San Francisco e, per...

Settantamila filmati in alta definizione, documentari e testimonianze storiche, nuovi video,  400mila fotografie, tesori  d’archivio e attualità, un secolo di immaginario italiano in un clic. C'è tutta l'Italia con la sua storia, il cinema e la cultura, le arti, la politica e la cronaca, il costume e lo sport. I cinegiornali e la Settimana Incom, l...

Ciao from Rome, welcome to the #102 magazine of We the Italians! First of all we want to thank all of you, recipients of our newsletter: we reached 80,000 subscribers! It's just the beginning, we have to do much better than that, but it's worth celebrating. So, once again: THANKS!! Please spread the word and have your friends who love Italy to subs...