The Italian American Museum and the Brooklyn Velodrome Vintage Wheelmen cordially invite you to attend a book presentation by author Aili McConnon for "Road to Valor: A True Story of World War II Italy and the Cyclist Who Inspired a Nation", a non-fiction work by Aili McConnon & Andres McConnon; and a screening of the documentary film "Assisi 1943...

È ufficiale ormai da tempo: Starbucks Reserve aprirà i battenti a Milano, in piazza Cordusio, nel 2018 e l'attesa si fa trepidante. Ma cosa ne pensano gli esperti di caffè italiani? E quelli stranieri? Un documentario indaga sull'approdo del gigante americano in Italia insieme a baristi e torrefattori. Ne abbiamo parlato con gli ideatori del video....

Following his successful Beatles documentary, Ron Howard is sticking with music. The Oscar-winner is directing a documentary about Luciano Pavarotti, the Italian tenor who rose to superstar status. Howard's Imagine Entertainment and White Horse Pictures announced the untitled project Thursday. Pavarotti transcended opera to become a leading tenor....

Once upon a time there was a tiny hill town in Tuscany that found a remarkable way to confront their issues - they turned their lives into a play. Every summer for the past 50 years, their piazza becomes their stage and villagers play a part - the role of themselves. Every issue the town has faced in its history - their near annihilation by Nazis,...

05/18/2017 07:00 PM - 08:30 PM ET Westchester Italian Cultural Center - One Generoso Pope Place - Tuckahoe, NY 10707. Members $20 – Non-Members $25 - CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE A 10th Anniversary Remembrance. A one-hour video presentation by William Ronayne, featuring the beloved tenor in opera and song including memorable performances of arias...

Nobody would ever question the formidable artistic genius behind Raphael’s greatest works: together with Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo Buonarroti, the artist was among the luminaries of the High Renaissance, as well as one of the most influential painters of all times. But even so, a brand new film by Luca Viotto, titled Raffaello, il principe...

The Italian American Museum in association with the Lt. Det. Joseph Petrosino Association in America, Inc. cordially invite you to attend a book presentation and signing for "The Black Hand. The Epic War Between a Brilliant Detective and the Deadliest Secret Society in American History" by Stephen Talty, and a screening of "Mysteries at the Museum:...

His project — tracing the onscreen appearance of black performers over a century — involves not only film history but also Italian politics and cultural shifts. This leads to some startling discoveries, such as the 1943 fascist propaganda film Harlem Knockout, which used African-American prisoners of war in its boxing scenes. Kuwornu also explores...

Nearly 50 years after Frank Serpico exposed endemic corruption in the New York City Police Department, his name still divides people. For some, especially those on the left, Serpico is a whistleblower — a brave loner who took on a sinister system. For law-and-order types and many an ex-cop, he’s a rat who, for the sake of “a few bad apples,” betray...

The Italian Catholic Federation will hold a special screening of the film “Processions of Faith: The Story of St. Peter’s Italian Catholic Church, its Parishioners and their Saints” at 6 p.m. Fri., May 5 at St. Julie Billiart Church parish hall, 2475 Borchard Road, Newbury Park. The screening will include a catered Italian pasta meal and a Q&A with...