New York, John D. Calandra Italian American Institute, 2010, pp.299, $28.   Versione inglese del precedente Quei bravi ragazzi (Marsilio, 2007) curato dai soli Spagnoletti e Muscio, il presente volume si arricchisce di due nuovi curatori (Sciorra e Tamburri), andandosi a inserire nel sempre più numeroso gruppo di studi dedicati nel nuovo mil...

This summer, 12 Italian Films with English subtitles, will be screened outdoors in San Diego's Little Italy—every Saturday night, at 8 pm, in the Amphitheater of Amici Park—Date and State streets.   Presented by the Little Italy Association and Cinema Little Italy, the Festival will screen entertaining, recent and classic films, that have no...

The producers of the PBS science series NOVA and the Embassy of Italy in Washington, DC invite you to a special sneak peek screening event featuring NOVA's upcoming film, "Colosseum – Roman Death Trap" (53 minutes) ( more info ) followed by a panel discussion and audience Q & A with experts from the film Including:   Gary Glassman - Prod...

The Saint Pio Foundation is proud to present the 1st "Saint Pio Award Ceremony," which will take place at The Naval Heritage Center (701 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest, Washington, DC 20004), on Friday, May 22, 2015, at 6:30pm.   A cocktail reception will be followed by the award ceremony. The Saint Pio Award has been established to reco...

By Marissa Fessenden The first motion pictures were simple image sequences — like that captured by British photographer Eadweard Muybridge using a series of cameras tripped by a horse galloping in 1878. Even the first films with plot were short (like George Méliès's 1902 A Trip to the Moon, which has a run time of about 14 minutes).   The f...

Al Tribeca Film Festival, appena conclusosi a New York, l'unico lungometraggio italiano in concorso è stato Alì Blue Eyes (titolo originale Alì ha gli occhi azzurri), una pellicola vera e amara del giovane regista romano Claudio Giovannesi. Il film racconta la storia di Nader, un ragazzo di origine egiziana che lotta tra la cultura e le tradizioni...

by Anna Husted   Help us say benvenuto to an old friend, Italian cinema, with the return of our popular Open Roads festival, June 6 – 12. Featuring work from the likes of Paolo Virzi (Every Blessed Day), Marco Bellocchio (Dormant Beauty), Gianni Amelio (The First Man), and Daniele Cipri (It Was the Son), to name just a few, there's something...

Coming directly from Rome to Chicago we can experience a Big Night about Cinema and Taste. The Italian Cultural Institute will host a Star night with Italian tastes and smell, enriched by the stories of movie stars who will reveal the secrets of their success, on the set as well as in the kitchen, and accompanied by the pictures of celebrities take...

Dear Friends, New York Italians in collaboration with Fordham University, Department of Modern Languages and Literatures and Italian Honor Society C.I.A.O. is very happy to invite you to the presentation and discussion of the film: I Compagni (The Organizer) by Mario Monicelli (Subtitles in English)   Fordham University, Linco...

by Carlos Greer   John Travolta was in such a good mood Sunday at Serafina Always on East 61st Street, the "Grease" star put on his dancing shoes. We hear Travolta — in town for a VIP screening of "American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson" at the Paley Center for Media — had a private dinner at the popular Italian eatery and lef...