SIFF's Cinema Italian Style returns for the seventh annual festival of the best in current Italian films. The week features 15 extraordinary feature films with some of the biggest names in Italian cinema today.    Featuring David di Donatello Award-winning films God Willing, Nanni Moretti's My Mother, nuanced drama The Dinner, and actor...

by Valerio Viale   Tiziana Rocca, general manager of the Taormina Film Fest since 2012, has been largely innovating the historic Sicilian festival, founded in 1955. Her main concerns are to celebrate and foster Italian young talents, as well as to assure female filmmakers of an equal visibility as their male counterparts.   The c...

ROMA – Un'occasione per riflettere su identità italo-americana e immaginario cinematografico nell'incontro previsto mercoledì 15 maggio a Roma presso la sede dell'associazione Leusso (viale Regina Margherita 1) alle ore 18.   L'iniziativa, intitolata "Il cinema tra rito e impresa: Scorsese, Spielberg, Bergman", prevede infatti il contributo...

When: Monday April 1, 2013 7pm Additional Dates Where: La Bottega 88 9th AvenueNew York, NY 10011 Full Venue Info, Map ItCover: free Beginning on February 11 with La Dolce Vita, La Bottega Caffe in The Maritime Hotel will screen a classic Italian movie every Monday evening at 7pm. In honor of the event, specialty cocktails and a variety of Ital...

by Brett Campbell   More than half a century before Sergio Leone, Ennio Morricone, Clint Eastwood et al brought us an Italian view of the American West's good/bad old days, New York's Metropolitan Opera asked famed Italian composer Giacomo Puccini to make a new opera from a play of the Gold Rush days.   The March 14 and 16 performance...

The 37th Mill Valley Film festival (October 2-12) will feature the Italian films Woman as a Friend and I Can Quit Whenever I Want.    Woman as a Friend (2014, 88 min). Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6bu59gk1_0Q  Francesco and Claudia are two very good friends. He is a goofy, clumsy lawyer and she is a non-conforming...

by Jeannine Guilyard "Black Souls" (Anime nere) is the latest Italian film to make its way to American shores, and it's being warmly embraced by our critics and audiences. The title is appropriate for the tone of the film. It is very dark indeed. Its characters are trapped in a world dominated by organized crime. But "Black Souls" is not your typi...

by Michael Traversa   "Now is the only moment there is to be creative in, it's a realization, this is it. You can't anticipate what may come, you can only wonder about what has happened, this is the moment you can do something about."   This is the motto of Robert Forster, revered actor who's been in the business for almost fifty year...

by Nancy Casas   Bringing the art of classic Italian cinema to Los Angeles, the Grazie Cinema Serieshosted a screening of a cinematic Italian film, prefaced by the premiere of an original short film directed by Tracy Antonopoulos. The series had a grand kick off by hosting the screening of Pietro Germi's comedy Divorce Italian Style (1961),...

  WTI Magazine #77    2016 March 18Author : Edoardo Peretti      Translation by:   "Non essere cattivo" by Claudio Caligari, the beautiful Italian movie selected to represent our country for the Oscar as "Foreign Language Film", didn't get the nomination. Despite this, the Oscar ceremony spoke Italian: the Oscar for best soundtrack has been won...