In the fall of 2012, I saw the promo on PBS and it looked pretty interesting.  It was for an upcoming documentary, “Paesani: Italian Culture in Northeast Pennsylvania” which would air on Saturday evening.  Being a grandson of 4 Italian immigrants, I naturally had an interest in the subject so I decided to give it a shot. The program was a joy!  It...

A new film that celebrates the rich history of Italian and European company museums and archives has been released by Museimpresa, the association that curates and promotes them. NEWMUSEUM(S) dives into company archives and museums by talking to museum directors, curators, experts, architects, artists, musicians, and creatives that have contributed...

NewMuseum(s), Stories of company archives and museums è un documentario che racconta l’identità e la storia degli archivi e dei musei d’impresa, di oggi e del futuro. Il racconto comincia a Ivrea, città industriale del XX secolo oggi Patrimonio Mondiale dell’Umanità UNESCO. Ivrea è associata alla visione di Adriano Olivetti e del Movimento Comunità...

When: Wednesday, February 20, 2019 From 6:00 pm To 8:00 pm - Where: Embassy of Italy, 3000 Whitehaven St NW, Washington, DC 20008 During the 15th century, Italian villas witnessed an incredible transformation, going from fortified country houses to places of entertainment and leisure, and in the process, experiencing deep remodeling during this tra...

The Embassy of Italy and the diplomatic-consular network in the USA commemorate the International Holocaust Remembrance Day on the centenary of Primo Levi’s birth, throughout the country, starting in the Capital. Ambassador Armando Varricchio underlined the leading role played by Italy in the defense of human rights and in the fight against racism,...

Sunday, February 10 | 2:00pm & 4:30pm. Vogue Theatre,  3290 Sacramento Street, San Francisco, CA. Watch the trailer. Writer, director, cinematographer, editor Matteo Troncone begins this fascinating and philosophical first-person travelogue with no job, no relationship, and no home. While living in his VW van on the streets of San Francisco, he dec...

Novantun anni (e mezzo) e non sentirli. Tanto da prendere un aereo e volare fino a Los Angeles, dove si prepara all’ennesimo ciak, questa volta per raccontare la sua vita. Gina Lollobrigida, nata il 4 luglio, sopravvissuta ai bombardamenti di Subiaco grazie alla preveggenza di mamma Dusolina che le disse di spostarsi dalla finestra mentre stava gua...

Directors Anthony and Joe Russo, in conjunction with the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) and the Italian Sons and Daughters of America (ISDA), are excited to announce that applications are now open for The Russo Brothers Italian American Film Forum. Each year, the program awards multiple $8,000 grants to ambitious filmmakers around the...

Richard Orlando Biondi was born in Endicott, New York, in 1932 to Rose and Michael Biondi, a homemaker and a fireman. Growing up in the Italian neighborhood known as The Nob, Dick described himself as a kid who was always yakking. A devout Catholic, he intended to enter the priesthood. But things changed when 8-year-old Dick discovered a local radi...

Thursday, January 24, 2019. 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM CST. Italian Cultural & Community Center, 1101 Milford St., Houston, TX 77006. RSVP here. The ICCC will present a short lecture and screening of the film "Primo Levi's Journey" as we remember the victims of the Holocaust. Each year on January 27, the United Nations remembers the many people of Jewish or...