The Cleveland Cinematheque will celebrate Italian filmmaker Federico Fellini with its upcoming movie series “Fellini 101.” The series, set for much of September and October, is a part of the “Federico Fellini 100 Tour” in the U.S. and Canada, according to a press release. The tour marks what would have been Fellini’s 101st birthday (the filmmaker,...

The Buffalo Niagara Film Office recently announced principal photography is underway on TIFF’s “People’s Choice Award”-winning director Alejandro Monteverde’s “The Untitled Cabrini Film” in Buffalo. Production will conclude in Rome, Italy, in the early fall. “The Untitled Cabrini Film” is based on a story by Monteverde (“Sound of Freedom,” “Bella”)...

Actor and stand-up comedian Sebastian Maniscalco has revealed he will be voicing “Spike” in Super Mario Bros: The Movie; possibly Foreman Spike. Announced in January 2018, details on the movie’s plot and cast have been all but non-existent. One character and cast member has leaked; Foreman Spike from Wrecking Crew. He will be voiced by Maniscalco (...

The festival’s Showcase Film takes center stage on Saturday, at 2:00 PM with the screening of Gli Innocenti (The Innocents of Florence), a riveting and beautifully filmed documentary that tells the little-known story of the forgotten children of Florence and the women who saved them with the establishment of Europe’s first children’s hospital and o...

Italy celebrates Federico Fellini by opening a museum in his honour in the north-eastern city of Rimini where the great Italian film director was born in 1920. The Fellini Museum opens on 19 August, via bookings on its website for holders of the covid Green Pass, with free guided tours on the weekend of 20-22 August from 10.00 to midnight. The muse...

The Italian Cultural Institute in Los Angeles presents: The Macaluso Sisters (2020) by Emma Dante. Special video introduction by the film's Director The film first debuted at the Venice Film Festival in 2020 and is distributed by House Glass Full Media. Screenings start in cinemas on August 13 in the Greater Los Angeles Area. PURCHASE TICKETS HERE...

On the fifth-ever episode of HBO’s The Sopranos, titular patriarch Tony (James Gandolfini) strangles a man to death with a pair of cables. When the series concluded on an ambiguous note nearly a decade later, audiences were left emotionally bereft at the unknown fate of the man who perpetrated such hideous crimes. Gandolfini himself left us soon af...

Coming late this summer, the Little Italy Social Club, a membership program that will provide guests with a wide range of activities and events, will launch in the intimate setting of Amici House in the Little Italy dog park. Proceeds from our program help to support arts, culture, and heritage in our commu-nity. Following are some highlights of ou...

The Cleveland Italian Film Festival will host its 15th year of programming from Aug. 26 to Sept. 9, with three unique film screenings at the Cedar Lee Theatre and Atlas Cinemas Eastgate. Sponsored by Italian Tours & Travel by Diana, the movie event is organized by director festival director Joyce Mariani. Mariani first kicked off the fest when she...

For the first time ever, the legendary Enrico Caruso has appeared on film in both sound and vision. A hundred years after his death, images of the great Neapolitan tenor have been reunited with his voice by the Cineteca di Bologna in a restoration of the 1918 film "My Cousin" - the only surviving film of an originally silent pair in which he appear...