Franco-German TV network Arte has boarded high-profile doc “Fellini of the Spirits” exploring Italian director Federico Fellini’s lifelong interest in everything metaphysical and featuring Oscar winners Damien Chazelle and William Friedkin among talking heads. The project, now in post, is directed by Anselma Dell’Olio whose “Marco Ferreri: Dangerou...

Tuesday March 17th • 7pm - Casa Belvedere – The Italian Cultural Foundation, 79 Howard Ave, Staten Island, NY 10301. The anniversary of the Unification of Italy / Anniversario dell'Unità d'Italia is a national day that falls annually on March 17. It celebrates the birth of the Italian state, which took place following the proclamation of the Kingdo...

Sunday March 15 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm. I AM BOOKS - 189 NORTH STREET, BOSTON, MA 02113. Join us for a discussion and special screening of “Ringraziamenti: The Saint Joseph’s Day Table Tradition,” produced by Kirsten Keppel, a videographer of the Abruzzo and Molise Heritage Society in Washington D.C. Keppel’s film explores “The St. Joseph’s Day Table”...

Saturday, March 7, 2020: 4 p.m.–6 p.m. Museum of Fine Arts - Law Building, 1001 Bissonnet Street, Houston, TX 77005. Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Radical: Italian Design 1965–1985, The Dennis Freedman Collection. Film Screening: SuperDesign (Directed by Francesca Molteni, Italy, 2017, 62 minutes) SuperDesign retraces the history and...

Thursday, March 5 at 7:30pm. Westchester Italian Cultural Center - 1 Generoso Pope Pl, Tuckahoe, NY 10707. Members $20, Non-Members $30. Register Here. Award-winning filmmaker Anton Evangelista will present “Il Signor Jackson,” a story of African American New Yorker Edward Jackson. Born in Harlem and raised in a predominantly Italian American neigh...

Whenever filmmaker Mark Spano would reference his Sicilian ancestry, he often got the same remark — “oh, your father must be in the mafia.” To which Spano would reply, “no, my father worked in a steel mill.” Spano, an Orange County-based Sicilian-American, hopes that his 2018 film, “Sicily: Land of Love & Strife” will educate viewers about the “tru...

In honor of Holocaust Remembrance Day, which is observed on January 27, the Dante Alighieri Society of Michigan organizes activities commemorating those Italians who suffered persecution under the Nazi occupation during World War II and as a result of the Racial Laws imposed by the Fascist government.  This year the Dante, in collaboration with the...

An event presented at The Italian American Heritage Foundation with the support of The Leonardo da Vinci Society and The Italian Cultural Institute of San Francisco.  Post-screening discussion with the director, project manager Antonino Imbesi and art director writer Luigi Vitelli. Discussion led by Evelyn Ferraro from Santa Clara University and La...

On the occasion of Remembrance Day, on the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the Embassy of Italy and the Italian Institute of Culture presented an event dedicated to Italian writers who witnessed the Holocaust, in collaboration with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM). The initiative is part of the numerous...

From the small streets of Trastevere to the immense avenues of New York, Federico Guarascio, 34, left Rome in 2016 to follow his dream of becoming a film producer. At first, he thought he would return to Italy after a month, instead he chose to make the United States his new home. Here, he is making his way in the world of cinema. He recently produ...