The Italian Studies program (Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences) and the Film and Media Studies program (Dodge College of Film and Media Arts) joined efforts to develop a unique educational experience in Bologna, Italy, a travel course that will become a staple of both programs and Chapman University in the future. Under the...

Come enjoy a movie under the stars at our annual Little Italy Summer Film Festival every Saturday night of the Summer.  The Little Italy Summer Film Festival 2022 is presented by the Little Italy Association and Cinema Little Italy. The movies are screened at the Amici Park Amphitheater. These amazing Italian films, complete with English subtitles,...

She has worked with a few masters of contemporary Italian cinema and she is just getting started. Angelica Cacciapaglia was born in Ponte dell’Olio in the region of region Emilia-Romagna and grew up in Milan in a family of artists. Her childhood was spent cultivating a passion for acting. She studied her craft at the Teatro Libero di Milano and emp...

The Italian-American community has been paying tribute to actor Ray Liotta after his sudden death at age 67. Liotta, who died in his sleep in the Dominican Republic on May 26, has been fondly remembered, among many others, by fellow actors such as Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci, Martin Scorsese and Lorraine Bracco who co-starred with him in Goodfellas,...

Directed by Sidney Lumet, ‘Serpico’ (1973) is a crime-drama movie. Predominantly set in New York, the film revolves around Frank Serpico (Al Pacino), a police officer who encounters rampant corruption within the New York Police Department. It depicts his struggles against the department as his determined refusal to take bribes turns him into a pari...

The 90th anniversary of the Venice International Exhibition of Cinematographic Art - the first edition was held on August 6-21 of 1932 on the terrace of the Hotel Excelsior at the Lido - will be celebrated for an entire day, on Saturday, July 9 at the Venice Biennale, during which an international congress has been scheduled, along with the screeni...

Well, the movie is something we all enjoy watching this season with all our spare time, of course, through this article I’m going to list some 20 top movies of one and only Joe Pesci which you can watch with your whole family no doubt, moreover, he is understood for depicting tough, emotional identities in a variety of genres and for his confederat...

Martin Scorsese’s early success in the 1970s came with Mean Streets in 1973, a film that marked the beginning of a lucrative career collaborating with acting star Robert De Niro. Mean Streets’ successful formula of gritty realism and the stark reflection of inner-city life was brought to a climax in 1976 with the release of Scorsese’s magnum opus, ...

The big names of Italian cinema, as well as the city of Naples, triumphed at the 2022 edition of the Nastri d’Argento awards, handed out every year by the SNGCI, with Paolo Sorrentino and Mario Martone receiving the most votes from Italian film journalists. At the awards ceremony, held last night at the MAXXI in Rome, The Hand of God [+] collected...

The counterfeit premise: a boating party embarks from Sicily, safe beneath the transparent warmth of the Mediterranean sun, coordinates set on a daylight cruise around the Tyrrhenian Sea; the crime occurs out of nowhere, ex nihilo, after which the survivors wander aimlessly between the rocky Aeolian Islands, where the old world of reality has sudde...