by James Pasto   I was not one of those kids who sang on the street corners. I didn't have a good voice and by my teen years I tended to hang out less than I did when I was younger. But I remember the kids singing in the park during the day or on cold fall nights around fire-lit barrel. Just like in the movies, as the saying goes. In doing...

With the 2013 Academy Awards still fresh, it could not be more appropriate talking a about Italian cinematography. The Italian Film Festival celebrates its seventh anniversary in Atlanta from April 11th to the 14th with a brand new alliance with the Atlanta International Film Festival and a move for the seven films in competition for the Best Film...

2014 marks the 38th year of the Italian Film Festival founded by director Lido Cantarutti.
This year's program showcases 8 critically acclaimed Italian films and adds two Sunday evening shows to its regular six Saturday schedule running through November.   
Mr. Cantarutti kicked off the Bay Area-beloved event on Saturday, September 27, with...

Fellini evokes dreams, discoveries, and wonders of his childhood. Made for television, I Clowns is part documentary, part fantasy and allows Fellini to talk about himself by way of the circus.   Clowns received the Nastro d'argento for Costumes by Danilo Donati. Free and open to the public.   Read more   Source: http://www...

Al Pacino will be presented with the first Jack Valenti-L.A.-Italia Legend Award at the Los Angeles-Italia Film, Fashion and Art Fest, Lina Wertmueller, the honorary chair of the festival's parent organization, announced Monday.Named for the longtime Motion Picture Association of America president, the honor will be given each year to an "outstandi...

Lunedì 3 e martedì 4 giugno, ANICA e AIE realizzeranno a New York l'iniziativa "Words on Screen. New Italian Literature into Film", allo scopo di promuovere la produzione cinematografica e l'editoria nazionale nell'ambito del progetto del Governo italiano "2013 Anno della Cultura Italiana negli Stati Uniti".   Il programma di eventi, sostenu...

While waiting for the Golden Globe and Academy Awards coming up, the city of world cinema is getting ready to host Cinema Italian Style 2013. The annual festival dedicated to Italian contemporary cinema will kick off November 14 through the 18 at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood.   The grand opening will feature the U.S. premiere of Paolo S...

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Italy on Monday started the process of picking its candidate to complete for the Oscar for best foreign language film, led by Cannes Palme d'Or-nominated La grande bellezza (The Great Beauty) from Paolo Sorrentino, and Miel, the feature film directorial debut from actress Valeria Golino. Italy on Monday started the process of picking its candidate...

It was recently reported today, Dec. 3 from both Variety and Indiewire that the 2015 Sundance Film Festival has announced their lineup. Part of their lineup is the Italian film "Chlorine." The film is in competition under the label as the World Cinema Dramatic Competition.   The film is directed by Lamberto Sanfelice. "Chlorine" is Sanfelice...