Top Italian film outfit RAI Cinema on Wednesday sounded an upbeat post-pandemic note as it unveiled a slate of 20 upcoming titles to exhibitors and press, comprising new works by prominent Italian directors such as Nanni Moretti, Gianfranco Rosi, and Susanna Nicchiarelli alongside their U.S. acquisitions — most notably Martin Scorsese’s “Killers of...

The third edition of "Fare Cinema", an initiative by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MAECI) with the goal of promoting Italian cinema and the Italian film industry in the world will take place from June 15 to 21, 2020, The initiative is realized in collaboration with RAI, MiBACT, ICE-Agency, Istituto Luce-Cinecittà an...

Between 1960 and 1968 RAI aired Non è Mai Troppo Tardi (It is Never too Late), a show aimed at fighting illiteracy, as more than 10%  of the Italian  Population was still, at the beginning of the 1960s, unable to read and write.  Alberto Manzi was a pedagogue, a writer and, above all, an elementary school  teacher: he was the one who,  with success...

The two main events in Italian television history that occurred in the 1970s were the advent of color and the introduction of private channels. The story of color TV is truly a political-industrial epic that began in the mid-sixties and ended only towards the end of the 70s after many delays and false starts. In these years RAI’s television monopol...

The 1950s marks the first decade that television was available in Italian homes and this chapter of the country’s TV history is really the story of its public channel, RAI: truly, speaking of Italian television in the 1950s means speaking  of RAI. Until the 1970s when private channels began appearing, Radio Audizioni Italiane (RAI), which is now kn...

Ciao from Rome to all the friends of We the Italians. In three weeks, everything has changed here in Italy. We are in lockdown. The explosion of the coronavirus has disrupted the lives of all of us, and the fear is that this thing will last a long time and will spread, indeed it is already spreading, everywhere. These are very, very difficult days,...

Video: https://www.raiplay.it/video/2020/02/litalia-con-voi-del-18022020-86525935-5dc0-4dd4-a67e-3393aafcecaf.html February 18 2020 Roma, Italy

Al via la terza edizione di "Meraviglie - La penisola dei tesori", il seguitissimo programma condotto da Alberto Angela, che sarà trasmesso anche su Rai Italia. Quattro le puntate di questa nuova stagione, che costituiscono un viaggio tra opere, luoghi, sistemi di vita assolutamente particolari che testimoniano la creatività e l’ingegno dei nostri...

In what is being billed as a first, Italian state broadcaster RAI has scored a significant boost to its RaiPlay streaming service by using an original, live variety show hosted by a hot local entertainer to attract viewers. Rosario Fiorello’s live music and comedy show, called “Viva RaiPlay,” just wrapped a six-week run on pubcaster’s RAI streaming...

Torna su Rai Italia L’Italia con Voi, l’unico programma RAI interamente dedicato agli italiani all’estero, veri protagonisti della trasmissione in onda tutti i pomeriggi, dal lunedì al venerdì, a partire dal prossimo 7 ottobre. Nella prima puntata della nuova stagione, Monica Marangoni, accompagnata al pianoforte dal maestro Stefano Palatresi, ospi...