January 16–May 21, 2020. BAMPFA, 2155 Center Street, Berkeley CA. Federico Fellini (1920–1993) was a masterful artist of memory, dreams, fantasy, and desire. A central figure in the international art cinema movement that took off in the mid-1950s, he earned some of film’s highest honors, winning Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film for La...

It should come as no surprise that pizza is serious business in Italy. And when most of us think of Italian-style pizza, we think of a steering wheel-sized personal pizza hot out of a wood-fired oven, its thin crust flecked with crunchy, burnt spots. This kind of pizza that Americans so frequently associate with Italy is Neapolitan-style pizza, and...

Shot in Matera. A Film Retrospective Celebrating Matera. 2019 European Capital of Culture. Free Admission | RSVP Required. IIC SF: 601 Van Ness Ave, Suite F (Opera Plaza), San Francisco (CA); BAMPFA, 2155 Center Street, Berkeley (CA) Jun 23, Jul 5, Aug 8 | IIC SF - CHRIST STOPPED AT EBOLI - Dir. Francesco Rosi - Bay Area Premiere Full-Length Digita...

If there is a story that all Italian Americans and all Italians living in Italy should know, it is the story of Amadeo P. Giannini: he realized the American dream, not only for himself, but for an entire society. There are so many reasons why, today more than ever, the story of his life tells the best part of the Italian DNA, whether you live in It...

Creekwood, a California-Italian restaurant that has brought new flavors to South Berkeley for almost six months, opened Nov. 20 after about six years of preparation, as first reported by Berkeleyside. Located on Sacramento Street, Creekwood has a 1,700-square-foot floor plan and can seat 50 guests indoors and another 20 outdoors on the patio, accor...

Mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato is one of the most gifted  singers of our time. A bel canto specialist, she’s given brilliant opera and recital performances throughout the Bay Area, with a special emphasis on the music of Donizetti and Rossini. This month, though, she returns to Berkeley’s Zellerbach Hall with a Cal Performances program titled “Songpl...

Il presidente della Regione Toscana Enrico Rossi, su invito dell'Università di Berkeley, sarà in California da oggi al prossimo 1° febbraio. La visita, organizzata in collaborazione con il Consolato Generale d'Italia a San Francisco, prevede una fitta agenda d'impegni, a cominciare dall'incontro "L'Italia e l'Europa di fronte alle sfide della globa...

When: Thursday, January 31, 2019 At 6:00 pm - Where: IIC San Francisco The Institute of European Studies and the Department of Italian Studies at UC Berkeley present a conversation with Italian journalist/writer Enrico Deaglio and Enrico Rossi, President of the Region of Tuscany. The event is moderated by Elisabetta Ghisini (Hult International Busi...

What: Panel Discussion. Speakers/Performers: Enrico Deaglio, Italian journalist and writer; Enrico Rossi, President of the Region of Tuscany - When: January 31 at 6 p.m. - Where: Italian Cultural Institute of San Francisco, 601 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94105 Italy has recently been in the spotlight as the European Union undergoes a delica...

Berkley è sicuramente la più antica e probabilmente la più famosa fra le università statali della California, lo sanno quasi tutti. Quello che invece molti ignorano è chi sia Mario Savio, di cui l’intero campus è tappezzato di riferimenti – tanto che può succedere di sedersi su quelli che, dal 1997, sono diventati ufficialmente “Mario Savio’s steps...