Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò - 24 West 12th Street - New York, NY 10011 - November 6, 2015 - 06:30 PMPart of the New Literature from Europe Festival: Me and You [Io e te] (2012, 103 min.). In ITALIAN with ENGLISH subtitles - Directed by Bernardo Bertolucci - Based on the novel by Niccolò Ammaniti. Followed by a convers...

Italian Americans have had an indelible impact on the fabric of American culture which manifests itself in diverse ways, both encompassing veritable attributes of the culture and also promulgating enduring stereotypes. Today, let's take a look at the Italian American influence on American film and some great opportunities you have to understand thi...

Oftentimes cinema portrays legal subjects, producing authentic masterpieces. This one-day event explores the relationship between Italian cinema and law by way of a CONFERENCE with the participation of Italian and American scholars in the fields of cinema, law, and political science as well as filmmakers and actors, including Enzo Decaro and...

On the heels of a major retrospective at MOMA in New York, and at UCLA and the American Cinemateque in Los Angeles, Luce Cinecittà and Fondo Pier Paolo Pasolini/Cineteca di Bologna, in association with Colpa Cinema and the Italian Cultural Institute of San Francisco, present Pasolini, a sampling of the three periods of Italian film master Pier Paol...

Hollywood and Italian women; where are they? In general, the world has learned much about the character of women through the many decades of film and television. Various protagonists were mothers.   We’ve seen the strong but self-sacrificing Kate Winslet in Mildred Pierce, the conflicted Meryl Streep in Sophie’s Choice, modest  but cour...

by Matthew Benbenek   Since the early years of cinema, Italian filmmakers have been at the forefront of the international film scene, working to promote and innovate the medium. From the experimental silent films, Italian cinema evolved and invented a new genre of neo-realism through which they created some of the most emotionally powerful a...

Chapter 3: "Wait, I have a couple of things to tell you" Two years later, I was called in to work on another of Paolo Sorrentino's films. Pre-production had already begun on a film that was much 'bigger', more expensive, ambitious and complicated that his previous projects: Il Divo (The Celebrity), the story of one of the most controversial and fa...

Date: Saturday, March 28, 2015 - Thursday, April 02, 2015 Hours: See description for screening times Site: Gene Siskel Film Center - 164 N. State Street - Chicago, IL   Screening of the film "How Strange to be Named Federico: Scola Narrates Fellini" by Ettore Scola (Che strano chiamarsi Federico). Closing night film! 2013, Ettor...

by Barbara Minafra   In Italia non lo ha preso in considerazione nessuno. A Los Angeles hanno deciso che il piccolo Tommaso concorrerà per gli Oscar e i Bafta and Canadian Screen Award. "La ballata dei senzatetto" è lo struggente cortometraggio d'animazione della 38enne Monica Manganelli, scenografa e visual artist di Parma, da tempo al...

by Valentina Zarya   For some people, Alyssa Milano will always be Tony Danza's daughter on the 1980s sitcom Who's the Boss. To others, she is Phoebe Halliwell, one of the three sister witches on Charmed. But to Milano herself, acting is just one of the many pursuits that make her who she is.   "No matter what you do, and however pass...