Martin Scorsese, a Hollywood genius, has made numerous films in different genres through the years. He has received many awards for his brilliant work. Scorsese has struggled dramatically and worked hard to create the $100 million fortune that he enjoys today. A self-made man and an exceptional director, Scorsese made his fortune mainly from film d...

On Tuesday, April 12, join us at the Townhouse for A Reconsideration of Italian / American Cinema with CCF Member, Dr. Anthony Tamburri. A 6 PM cocktail reception will precede Dr. Tamburri's engaging overview of Italian American filmmaking. The event is $35 and includes a copy of Tamburri's book, Signing Italian/American Cinema: A More Focused Look...

Nicolas Cage doesn't “fully understand” why he is often made into memes. The ‘The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent’ star hasn’t got his head around the “fascination” with his “face or facial expressions” that make it such good viral content. In an interview with the April issue of GQ magazine - for which he is the cover star, shot by Jason Nocit...

Creators of timeless films, that will remain etched in the memory forever: Italy has seen the birth of some of the most important directors in the world. Linked by the common thread of Italian neorealism, let’s discover who are the most famous Italian directors of the twentieth century. Who are the most famous Italian directors of the twentieth cen...

“Just when I think I’m out, They will pull me back in.” The legendary & one of the greatest movies ever produced “The Godfather,” celebrated its 50th anniversary this year. And despite crossing five decades of its release the movie is still captivating the hearts of its audience by its intruding storyline, excellent cinematography experience, and p...

Friday, March 25, 2022. From 6:00 pm To 7:00 pm PT. Organized by Consulate General of Italy and Italian Cultural Institute Los Angeles in collaboration with Los Angeles Italia Film Festival. Free registration required. The Los Angeles, Italia" Film Festival comes back to LA to highlight Italy's longstanding cinematic, lifestyle and artistic legacy...

The Godfather is one of the most iconic films in cinema history, was released on 15 March 1972. The film was a resounding popular success and a Hollywood milestone that inaugurated the season of event films. The movie deals with themes related to the founding of America as a melting pot of races and, in this case, explores the realities swirling ar...

Thursday, March 31st. 5:30 pm - 8 pm Eastern Time. 401 Fisher Bennett Hall - Penn Campus 3340 Walnut Street - Philadelphia PA, 19104. Free Admission. PI-Philly, in partnership with Cinema & Media Studies at the University of Pennsylvania and the Consulate General of Italy in Philadelphia, is happy to invite you to "LINA WERTMULLER, THE WOMAN IN WHI...

"Only loving and knowing counts. Not having loved, not having known". It would be enough to contextualize this sentence to understand how brilliant, divisive and provocative Pier Paolo Pasolini has been for Italian culture. Writer, linguist, director, poet, he was born on March 5, 1922 in Bologna, Emilia Romagna, exactly 100 years ago. Because of h...

Welcome to Open Form, a new weekly film podcast hosted by award-winning writer Mychal Denzel Smith. Each week, a different author chooses a movie: a movie they love, a movie they hate, a movie they hate to love. Something nostalgic from their childhood. A brand-new obsession. Something they’ve been dying to talk about for ages and their friends are...