Sofia Loren, già definita come uno dei più grandi tesori del cinema mondiale, si presenterà al pubblico nell'ambito della Brilliant Lecture Series il 10 maggio 2013. La sua presentazione si svolgerà al Brown Theater, Wortham Center, nelll'ambito della serie "Conversations with Brilliance" nella quale personalità di rilievo internazionale parlano de...

Giulia and Lorenzo are two young Italians at their first date, drinking an espresso in an Italian restaurant in New York City.   It looks like they are enjoying their time together, but Lorenzo from time to time gets distracted and looks at his watch impatient. Giulia asks him if everything is ok, Lorenzo embarrassed spills the beans: he rea...

The remarkable career of Marco Bellocchio, director of an impressive number of features, documentaries, and shorts for both television and cinema, has encompassed a wide range of genres and subjects.   Yet his work remains distinctive and personal, reflecting his uncompromising views and artistic ambition. During his 50-year c...

Ci sono storie che vanno oltre i sogni, prendono la seconda stella a destra, e corrono via, veloci, verso la galassia Oltreoceano, dove talento e merito sono riconosciuti, evitando di impantanarsi in pianeti zavorra, statici da millenni, destinati a morire, governati da rassicuranti mediocri. Ogni riferimento non è assolutamente casuale, e serve pe...

by Nancy Casas   The American Cinematheque presented the European Film festival on Thursday, September 24th, for the opening night at the Egyptian Theater in Hollywood. With special screenings of foreign films from Germany, Greece, and many more, Italian filmmaker Simone Borrelli's short film Eddy was a remarkable humanitarian presentation....

by Cookie Curci   As much as I would have loved to include every Italian American actor in show business, there was no way I could include everyone in this article. To see their names and listings of all these great Italian american actors please go to this website www.imdb.com/list/ls051384748/ TRUE ITALIAN AMERICAN ACTOR.... Alan Alda...

The Italian Film Festival USA returns with a weekend full of contemporary Italian cinema Friday through Sunday at UWM Union Theatre, 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd, Milwaukee. All movies are free, and will be shown with English subtitles. The festival is sponsored by the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee's Department of French, Italian and Comparative Liter...

You are cordially invited to attend a screening of the classic film "Divorce Italian Style", the masterpiece of Italian cinema starring Marcello Mastroianni, and a live "monologue" performance of Aldo Nicolaj's "The Man From the South" at the Italian American Museum on Friday, October 24th.   About the film: Baron Ferdinando Cefalù (Marcell...

Dawning in the dark aftermath of World War II, the fertile mid-century decades of Italian cinema delighted international movie audiences with an eclectic mix of movie classics from groundbreaking directors including Frederico Fellini, Luchino Visconti, Sergio Leone and many more. A major component of Italian cinema's enduring popularity continues t...

by Judith Dry   Valeria Golino has been reading, writing, drinking coffee, acting, and thinking about Fellini. Her impressive debut feature, "Honey," opened in New York last Friday and expands to Los Angeles this weekend, but she's in need of inspiration for her next film. "I need my '8 ½,'" Golino said in a recent interview.   It jus...