This year's appointment with classic Italian cinema at the legendary Castro Theatre will pay a tribute to Italian icon Ugo Tognazzi. As an actor, director and screenwriter, Tognazzi performed in over 150 films in the Golden Age of Italian Cinema. Together with Vittorio Gassman, Marcello Mastroianni, Alberto Sordi and Nino Manfredi, Ugo Tognazzi inv...

La sceneggiatrice Antonia Tosini omaggia il talento del regista italo-americano Armand Mastroianni, di origine campane, attraverso un docu-film. Attualmente sta ultimando alcune riprese e forse per i primi di aprile sarà tutto pronto.  La conoscenza della Tosini con il regista risale a molti anni fa. Tra loro nel tempo è nata una grande amicizia e...

Enjoy the local premieres of SEVEN recent, critically-acclaimed Italian films at the 2019 Italian Film Festival USA of Indianapolis. Cristiana Thielmann, Italian Instructor, DePauw University and Indy Italian, shares the details: Indianapolis Italian Film Festival, April 5 – 20, Lilly Auditorium at IUPUI - 755 W. Michigan St., Indianapolis, IN 4620...

Cinema Workshop: Italian Directors. Giuseppe Tornatore - Burbank – Saturday, April 62:30 pm to 4:00 pm. $45. Register Here. During this cinema workshop, participants will watch clips from the best movies directed by famous Italian director Giuseppe Tornatore. The presenter will guide you through a discussion before and after each clip highlighting...

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) and the Italian Sons and Daughters of America (ISDA) announce the 2019 grant selections for The Russo Brothers Italian American Film Forum. Spearheaded by directors Anthony and Joe Russo, the Film Forum is an initiative to fund films depicting and exploring the Italian American experience for the bene...

As Hollywood’s go-to Native American, Iron Eyes Cody was a common sight in Western movies for nearly 60 years. From starring in his first uncredited roles in the early 1930s, Cody would go on to appear in dozens of celebrated films as America’s beloved sage. His early roles were usually credited as “Indian” or “Indian Chief” and it wasn’t until Iro...

HanWay Films has released a first-look image of Oscar-winning actor/director Roberto Benigni as Mastro Geppetto in the live-action version of “Pinocchio,” directed by Matteo Garrone, which has started shooting in Italy. Garrone’s ambitious pic, which will mark Benigni’s return to the big screen after a seven-year hiatus, started principal photograp...

Matteo Garrone’s critical hit Dogman was the big winner at Italy’s biggest film event, the David di Donatello awards, picking up nine prizes on Tuesday night. The 64th edition of the awards was broadcast back on its original home of RAI after a brief trial run on Sky Italia. Under the new leadership of Piera Detassis, the first female president and...

The University of New Hampshire (UNH), in collaboration with Fondazione Cineteca di Bologna, brought the touring festival of rare and restored films “Il Cinema Ritrovato,” to the Durham campus and The Music Hall in Portsmouth. With a total of eight screenings shown from Tuesday, March 19 to Sunday, March 24, the festival attracted about 750 student...

DOGMAN, Matteo Garrone’s award winning drama comes to the US, starting April 12 and Cinema Made in Italy is proud to support the latest release of great Italian cinema! Last night DOGMAN won 9 David di Donatello Awards, including for Best Picture and Best Director. It previously won Best Actor at the Cannes Film Festival and European Film Awards. “...