While the film is based on a true story, it is interwoven with fictional elements. It isn’t until the final title card arrives that the film openly acknowledges its real-life roots. Sicilian Ghost Story follows the story of Luna and her friend Giuseppe. The two schoolchildren are best friends, and Luna nurses a crush on Giuseppe, despite her mother...

Summer is the perfect season to gather your friends and family together for an outdoor summer outing. With San Diego’s great weather, cool neighborhoods and many amazing eateries, discovering new summer events and things to do each weekend is easy to do. San Diego’s Little Italy is one neighborhood that hosts a variety of events throughout summerti...

 New York rende omaggio al Neorealismo italiano. Dal 6 settembre all’8 dicembre, la Grey Art Gallery, museo delle belle arti della New York University, con grandi spazi espositivi in Washington Square, ospita la mostra "NeoRealismo: The New Image in Italy, 1932-1960". Attraverso 180 scatti di 60 artisti italiani, la rassegna analizza, per la prima...

Julio Vincent Gambuto grew up in Rossville and is a graduate of Staten Island Academy and Harvard University. After getting is B.A. in English, he moved on to get his M.F.A in Film and TV at University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts. The son of a bus-driver slash bread-baker, “Julie”, grew up in a large Italian family on Staten Isl...

‘La Dolce Vita‘ (1960) by Federico Fellini is one of the greatest Italian productions of all time. Even now, it is still considered a masterpiece and a milestone for the entire movie industry. Fellini thus opened a new flourishing Italian cinema era that became well-known worldwide, launching once and for all the cinematographic movement of ‘Italia...

September 22 10AM to September 23 Midnight PDT. Castro Theatre - 429 Castro St. San Francisco, CA. 94114. San Francisco pays an overdue homage to a great star 60 years after the making of “La Dolce Vita”, featuring the works of four directors for one actor in one day. Join us for CIAO, MARCELLO! AN HOMAGE TO MARCELLO MASTROIANNI. Presented in colla...

Una serata speciale lungo il viale dei ricordi, un viaggio tra gli spezzoni di film di famiglia, una piacevole nostalgia da condividere insieme. Per riviere le emozioni del passato e scoprire come preservare questi tesori in pellicola l’Istituto Italiano di Cultura di San Francisco ospiterà martedì prossimo, 17 luglio, “Home movies!”. Appuntamento...

When: Sun, August 12, 2018 from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM CDT - Where: Italian Cultural & Community Center, 1101 Milford St, Houston, TX 77006 Come celebrate Festa di Ferragosto with the ICCC with a screening of the 2017 comedy "L'ora Legale" by Ficarra and Picone! Bring your friends and a favorite bottle of wine. Pizza and soft drinks will be served. Doo...

Join us for the first weekend of Cinema in Piazza, a series of twelve outdoor film screenings about Italian and international Post-war artists, in the courtyard of Magazzino Italian Art (2700 Route 9, Cold Spring, NY 10516), in collaboration with Artecinema and the Cold Spring Film Society. This weekend we are featuring films about Arte Povera prec...

There’s a very interesting book called “Flavor and Soul: Italian America at Its African American Edge”, which tells very well about an important aspect of the Italian American experience.  The relationship between the Italian Americans and the African Americans reveals more than one could think, about how the Italian Americans integrated into the A...