"I never thought that music would be my destiny." Ennio! The maestro! Dogwoof has released an official trailer for the documentary film titled Ennio, a biopic doc about the legendary Italian film composer Ennio Morricone. This was in the works for years already, but it was only finished after Ennio passed away in late 2020. The film premiered at la...

In 2021 we presented the story of four successful Italian women in Los Angeles who have chosen to build their careers in the United States. The goal is to inspire other women, everywhere, to celebrate each other. The starting point was to give visibility to great Italian women.” Italian director and producer Chiara Tilesi tells L’Italo-Americano ho...

Sunday April 24, 2022. 18:00 (GMT-7). S F Italian Athletic Club. 1630 Stockton Street, San Francisco California. World Premiere "Introducing Italy Team Manager Mike Piazza" with Director Roberto Angotti and an intimate live performance by Grammy nominated artist Pato Banton + the Now Generation Band. Featuring Movie Soundtrack by Pato Banton + New...

Wednesday April 20, 7:00pm. School of Communication & Media Presentation Hall, Montclair State University. 1 Normal Avenue, Montclair, NJ. This event is FREE and open to all students and the community. RSVP here. Please join the Coccia Institute for the premiere on-campus screening of Potentially Dangerous: When it Was a Crime to be Italian, direct...

“This wasn’t just the old man who limped everywhere. The more I learned about my grandfather, the more I felt distant from him,” said Mark Pedri. In his expedition-based documentary “Dear Sirs,” director Mark Pedri and his wife, producer Carrie McCarthy, embarked on a journey to discover his Italian American grandfather Silvio Pedri’s past as a sol...

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...

Marcella Hazan introduced authentic Italian cooking to millions, transforming how we cook and eat. An immigrant woman trained as a scientist, who came to America having never cooked, Marcella was an improbable culinary hero. Through her cookbooks and teaching, she was influential beyond measure, but she is not yet a household name. Our documentary...

Imagine Elizabeth Bettina Nicolosi’s surprise when she discovered that her grandmother’s Italian village had a secret: over a half century ago, in the southern Italian town of Campagna, countless residents defied the occupying Nazis and risked their lives to shelter and save hundreds of Jews from the Holocaust. What followed her discovery became an...

ONE OF US is a title of a short documentary serie dedicated to the women. The Consulate General of Italy in Los Angeles and Frequency Production by Chiara Tilesi - director/producer, presented this short documentary series telling stories about Italian women recognized for their extraordinary achievement in different fields such as finance, the ar...

Tuesday March 22, 2022. 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm ET. John D. Calandra Italian American Institute. 25 West 43rd Street, 17th Floor. New York, N.Y. 10036. Dear Sirs (2021), 93 minutes. Filmmaker Mark Pedri had never heard his grandfather Silvio’s story, despite spending nearly every day with him for ten years. It wasn’t until after Silvio’s death that Mark...