When: Tuesday, May 21, 2019 From 7:00 pm To 9:00 pm - Where: PianoForte Studios - 1335 South Michigan Avenue, C Presented by the Italian Cultural Institute in collaboration with PianoForte Foundation on the occasion of FARE CINEMA 2019, the Italian Cinema Week in the World, an initiative of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International...

The Italian post office issued a stamp Tuesday to mark the 30th anniversary of great director Sergio Leone. The stamp shows the baddie from his masterpiece One Upon A Time In The West played by Henry Fond. Leone, who died on April 30, 1989 aged 60, was credited as the inventor of the Spaghetti Western genre starring Clint Eastwood. Leone's pioneeri...

Monday, May 20, 2019 from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Italian Cultural Institute, 500 N Michigan Ave, Suite 1450 Entrance: Free. The second edition of a special event dedicated to Italian film industry professionals, highlighting their talent around the world. As part of the intiative, over 100 Italian cinema ambassadors will travel the globe to talk about...

One of the largest film lots in Europe is back in the hands of the Italian government, with $74 million to spend on a revitalization effort. With the help of a 30 percent tax break on foreign film shoots, the plan is to bring big-name business back to the historic grounds. Netflix Inc. and RAI, Italy’s national public broadcasting company, already...

When it rains, it pours: two Yogi Berra films are in the works, with options for both signed in recent months. One of the films will be a documentary, while the other will be a feature film. According to the Sports Business Journal, actor Nick Basta is taking care of the feature film and hopes to finish the screenplay later this year, while Peter S...

Once again, a couple of down-to-earth brothers from the Midwest are proving the sky is the limit for Italian Americans in Tinseltown. Joe and Anthony Russo, the directors of Avengers: Endgame, have just unveiled the most popular (and most profitable) cinematic experience in Hollywood’s history. Just take a look at the numbers so far, as audiences f...

Martin Scorsese, born in Queens, New York, grew up in Manhattan’s Little Italy. During this year’s Tribeca Film Festival Talk with actor Robert De Niro, the filmmaker described this particular pocket of the city as the intersection of “the Italian-Americans, the Sicilians, the Neapolitans… not necessarily in the Bronx or the West Side, but the East...

Saturday, May 18, 2019. Time: 2:00pm to 4:00pm. Central Library, Mark Taper Auditorium, 630 W. 5th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90071. In honor of the upcoming 100th birthday of legendary film director Federico Fellini, the Los Angeles Public Library’s Photo Collection and International Languages Department, under the auspices of the of the Comune di Ri...

Early in Dario Argento’s first feature film, 1970’s The Bird with the Crystal Plumage, a handsome American writer strolling around Rome at night stumbles upon a murder that is already underway. The writer, played by Tony Musante, rushes to save the red-haired beauty struggling to fight off a shadowy, knife-wielding assailant inside an overly lit ar...

Wednesday, May 22, 2019. From 6:00 pm To 8:00 pm. Entrance: Free. Italian Cultural Institute of New York, 686 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10065. Book Now! "Fare Cinema”, a global initiative promoted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Anica and Istituto Luce Cinecittà, in collaboration with the ASC, is devoted to the various crafts that have made pos...