Italy has released a list of 21 films in contention for selection to represent the country at the 91st Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film. Among the list are internationally-acclaimed films such as metaphysical thriller Naples in Veils by Turkish-Italian director Ferzan Özpetek, Alice Rohrwacher’s fascinating drama Happy as Lazzaro and F...

The third annual convention of ILT ( Italian Languag Teachers' Workshop), organized by the Italian Department of University of Southern California (USC) will be focused on strategies to galvanise interest in Italian Language and Culture study in the US and increasing enrollment in language courses. A team of six experts in the field, from various N...

The volume entitled Look who’s talking, presents the 101 most famous phrases from the world of cinema and tells the story of who really said them on Italian screens. That is to say, the Italian voice-over artists, the best in the world, who often have lives that seem like movie. Dubbing, other than being a bridge between Italy and the United States...

Presented by the UCLA, Department of Italian & the Department of Film, Television, and Digital Media, the symposium brings together artists and scholars to examine recent literary and cinematic representations of non-Western migration. Novelist, poet and essayist UBAH CRISTINA ALI FARAH—author of Little Mother (2011), a narrative about the Somali d...

L’Istituto Italiano di Cultura di Los Angeles ospiterà oggi pomeriggio, 13 settembre, dalle 18.30 una tavola rotonda sul tema "Meet Italy. Gli scienziati aerospaziali italiani del NASA/JPL" con alcuni scienziati italiani che lavorano presso il Jet Propulsion Laboratory della NASA. L’incontro sarà introdotto e moderato da Cinzia Zuffada, associate c...

Italian jewelry brand Pomellato has recently opened a beautiful flagship store in Los Angeles on Rodeo Drive. “Rodeo Drive is the iconic intersection of luxury and tourism on the West Coast,” says Nathalie Diamantis, Pomellato’s CEO. “This boutique allows Pomellato not only to increase its visibility in this key market, but more importantly to have...

ITA Los Angeles is seeking to fill a position of Assistant Accountant. The position is temporary (9-12 months) and can be a full or part-time job. The candidate will be hired through the services of a temporary employment agency. Job description: monitor budgets for multiple promotional activities, which includes updating with estimated costs and f...

Vegan drinking venues are nothing new. Within the past few years, gastropubs and breweries have been the new social “thing,” serving slightly outrageous yet equally delicious plant-based bar food with an impressive selection of local beers (on tap, of course). However, this culture has yet to truly permeate the wine world. Tara Punzone wanted to ch...

If Italian immigration to Los Angeles is a little-known chapter in the history of Italian immigration to the U.S., then Italian immigration to San Pedro, 20 miles south of downtown L.A., may be an even more obscure component. And yet, this coastal community located on the southern end of the Palos Verdes Peninsula, encompassing in part the Port of...

“When we get to Rome, I'll buy you a jacket in a fantastic place, at Battistoni's,” said Jude Law to Matt Damon in “The Talented Mr. Ripley,” a film that revels in the dolce vita of Americans in Rome in the 1960s. It's a dolce vita that unspooled not only at the cafè tables of Via Veneto but in the boutiques of Via Condotti. It was on that street,...