Robert De Niro's manager, Danilo Mattei, is currently in Abruzzo researching various locations for a film, which will definitely be showing in our region, and which, amongst others, will star De Niro, the Hollywood legend, who actually has roots via his great-grandparents to Ferrazzano (Campobasso).   The idea came about after a meeting with...

by Jennifer Crane   The 33rd annual Sacramento Italian Film Festival kicks off Friday, at the Sacramento Italian Center in Carmichael. Sponsored by the Italian Cultural Society of Sacramento, the series consists of six films that will be screened over the next nine months.   "I think the quality of the Italian film festival is very go...

What connects a photo of Sharon Stone baking pizza at a restaurant in Piazza Navona, a gown made by Gattinoni inspired by the color of olive oil, the renown Antonio de Curtis – also known as Totò- in Poverty and Nobility, the famous timbal dish prepared for The Leopard, portrayed by Burt Lancaster?   A fascinating virtual trip through Made i...

The NM Italian Film & Culture Festival: It's a slice of life in The Old Country today, as seen through the eyes of some of the best screenwriters and directors Italy has to offer. It's the annual flagship event of Italian Festivals of New Mexico, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to raise awareness of Italian culture and its leading rol...

A retrospective of films starring Italy's most iconic actor is coming to Hollywood. The upcoming LA, Italia Film, Fashion and Art Fest will be dedicated to iconic Italian actor Marcello Mastroianni and include a retrospective of films featuring the beloved leading man of directors including Antonioni, Fellini, De Sica, Germi, Scola and Viscont...

WTI Magazine #25    2014 Apr, 11Author : Simone doc Bracci      Translation by:   One of our most appreciated and important sense is taste, not in a metaphorical sense, but literally. The taste for food, for example, distinguishes us as men; the taste for art as educated men. If we combine the two things we have a lasting partnership that results...

This summer, the Frist Center for the Visual Arts will offer a lineup of exciting public programs in conjunction with the presentation of Italian Style: Fashion since 1945, an exhibition that chronicles the birth and growth of the Italian fashion industry from the post–World War II recovery years to the present day. Program highlights include a con...

by Nick Vivarelli   New York-based digital distribution network Emerging Pictures and Italy's film promotional org. Istituto Luce-Cinecittà have partnered on "Cinema Made In Italy," which will provide U.S. digital distribution and marketing support to five high-profile Italian titles, starting with Paolo Sorrentino's foreign-language Oscar c...

SIFF's Cinema Italian Style returns for the seventh annual festival of the best in current Italian films. The week features 15 extraordinary feature films with some of the biggest names in Italian cinema today.    Featuring David di Donatello Award-winning films God Willing, Nanni Moretti's My Mother, nuanced drama The Dinner, and actor...

by Valerio Viale   Tiziana Rocca, general manager of the Taormina Film Fest since 2012, has been largely innovating the historic Sicilian festival, founded in 1955. Her main concerns are to celebrate and foster Italian young talents, as well as to assure female filmmakers of an equal visibility as their male counterparts.   The c...