342 video prodotti da 286 partecipanti in 47 paesi. Sono i numeri da record del concorso video lanciato dalla Farnesina attraverso la community globale di Zooppa e rivolto a giovani creativi italiani e stranieri nel mondo. Obiettivo, promuovere il concetto “Vivere ALL’Italiana”, veicolando un’immagine del Paese che ne esalti l’arte, la cultura, la...

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...

If one is an anomaly, two are a coincidence and three are a trend, then Ron Howardmight strictly become a music documentarian after “Pavarotti” hits theaters. The documentary about the world-famous Italian tenor Luciano Pavarotti comes on the heels of Howard’s “The Beatles: Eight Days a Week” and “Made in America,” a look at Jay-Z’s music festival...

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) is pleased to announce that directors Joe and Anthony Russo, who collaborate with NIAF and the Italian Sons and Daughters of America (ISDA) to offer The Russo Brothers Italian American Film Forum, are projected by the film industry to set global box office records this weekend with the release of thei...

If you grew up in Chicago during the Top 40 era of AM radio, you probably had a transistor radio tucked under your pillow listening to such legendary Chicago DJs as Ron Britton, Barney Pip, Art Roberts and Larry "Uncle Lar" Lujack spinning the latest rock 'n roll hits. The godfather of them all was Dick Biondi, one of the original "screamers" known...

The trailer and poster have arrived for Ron Howard's documentary, Pavarotti. As its title implies, the film chronicles the life and times of the Italian opera singer Luciano Pavarotti, complete with archival footage of the late artist and interviews with those who knew him conducted in the present. This is far from Howard's first time calling the s...

Monday, April 29, 2019. STARTS 6:00 pm, ENDS 8:00 pm. LOCATION: CAS 224 725 Commonwealth Ave. Boston, MA 02215. Public Screening of "1938: When We Discovered We Were No Longer Italian" Part of the Holocaust through Film series. A discussion with director Pietro Suber will follow the screening. The documentary goes through the events that led from t...

The story of Dick Biondi is unknown to many. I didn't know about it myself, but today there is who is working on a documentary that will tell all Americans, and in particular those of Italian origin, about the life and career of the number one DJ in the United States in the early '60s, the first ever to play the Beatles on an American radio.  Pamel...

Carlo Levi’s memoir, “Christ Stopped at Eboli,” was a literary sensation in post-Fascist Italy. First published in 1945, the book is Levi’s memorable account of life among impoverished Italian villagers in the 1930s. Three decades later, an immersive and engaging film adaptation directed by Francesco Rosi enshrined the book’s underlying neorealist...

La sceneggiatrice Antonia Tosini omaggia il talento del regista italo-americano Armand Mastroianni, di origine campane, attraverso un docu-film. Attualmente sta ultimando alcune riprese e forse per i primi di aprile sarà tutto pronto.  La conoscenza della Tosini con il regista risale a molti anni fa. Tra loro nel tempo è nata una grande amicizia e...