Thursday October 4. 6:00 - 8:00 PM EDT John D. Calandra Italian American Institute. 25 West 43rd Street, 17th Floor, New York NY 10036. The panel discussion will screen three segments of Pane amaro followed by a discussion by the panelists and filmmakers. Segments to be shown are: (1) Lynching; (2) Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire; (3) Anarchists a...

Monday, October 1, 2018, 6pm EDT. John D Calandra Italian American Institute, 25 West 43rd Street Suite 1700, New York, NY 10036. Borsalino City (2016), 78 minutes. In Italian with English subtitles. Enrica Viola, dir. Post-screening discussion led by Anthony Julian Tamburri, John D. Calandra Italian American Institute. Borsalino City tells the sto...

Amazing Grape is a traveling journey that through the modern documentary language investigates the commercial impact of the Italian wine in the eastern coast of the United States of America. What is the condition of Italian imports in the US? We will start from a simple question to dig into the deeper analysis of the big market of wines that every...

Tuesday September 11, 7:00 pm EDT. Casa Belvedere Mansion, 79 Howard Avenue, Staten Island, NY. Admission: Suggested donation $20 per person; open to the public. Contact: Marian Rodi 718-273-7660 info@casa-belvedere.org Sponsored by The Italian Cultural Foundation at Casa Belvedere. A one-hour video presentation by Bill Ronayne in celebration of th...

Filmed between Italy and the United States, Ferrante Fever is born from the same passion that devours the readers of Elena Ferrante. But the film doesn’t necessarily go in search of the identity of the “faceless writer,” whose novels have sold more than five million copies worldwide. The film is not looking to uncover the truth behind the pseudonym...

Friday, September 28 at 6pm - Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 N State St, Chicago, IL. Chicago Premiere! Director Valerio Jalongo will be in attendance! Presented on the occasion of EXPO Chicago, in collaboration with the Italian Cultural Institute of Chicago. A quest to unravel the mysteries of the universe through an audacious experiment conducted b...

The Italian American Veterans Museum will host a Sept. 15 screening of the acclaimed PBS documentary “A City at War: Chicago” featuring a discussion led by one of the film’s contributors. Retired Navy Commander Joseph Troiani will give a PowerPoint presentation and field questions before the screening. When President Franklin Roosevelt urged the na...

Let's go back to the topic of regional emigration and after Sicily, Abruzzo and Puglia, this time we talk about the emigration from Lucania (Basilicata) to America. We do this thanks to a documentary produced and realized, with the contribution of the Basilicata Region, by a young talented Lucanian, Ileana Disabato, whom we thank and to whom we giv...

Ciao St. Louis in association with Fox Sports Midwest Live! are proud to present a free showing of the Russo Brothers Italian American Film Forum Award-winning documentary, Italian American Baseball Family, at Ballpark Village in downtown St Louis on July 22, 2018 at 7 pm. Immediately following the screening of the movie, director Roberto Angottiwi...

Would you risk your life to save a stranger, and never talk about it? Scores of Italians did just that as part of a secret underground to save Jews from extermination in Nazi-occupied Italy. Some were ordinary citizens, others were prominent figures. One was Giovanni Borromeo, a distinguished physician who created a fictitious contagious disease to...