After hitting the Off Broadway scene with multiple musical shows, New York based Italian actor and Andrea Galata gets on the US screens with supernatural thriller Native. Directed by enfant prodige director John Real and awarded with three Italian Golden Globes, Native is inspired and named after the ancient Sicilian myth of the “women of the night...

When Carmelita Pope’s acting career began taking off, she had to fend off gibes about the folly of pursuing a life in the theater. “It’s such a terrible living,” an old friend from Chicago she called Bud would grouse.“Whaddya wanna do with acting?” But she pursued her passion anyway. And after director Elia Kazan saw her in a film in which she port...

A special one-time-only presentation will showcase a series of never-before-exhibited portraits of actors who worked with the Italian film director Federico Fellini by Milan-based photographer Ivan Cerullo. Cerullo will discuss each portrait as they are projected on the screen. Introduction by Alessandro Ago, Director of Programming and Special Pro...

Monday, April 22nd, 2019 @ 7:00 pm. Marquee Cinema, Union South - 1308 W Dayton St room 245, Madison, WI 53715. The 2019 edition of the Italian Film Festival USA will take place in Madison from Monday, April 22 through Wednesday, April 24, with local premieres of exciting new films by leading Italian directors. Screened free of charge at the Marque...

Italian film writer and director Wilma Labate will speak at the IU Cinema starting Wednesday, accompanying screenings of her films. The visit is part of the cinema’s 10th annual “New Trends in Modern and Contemporary Italian Cinema” series. The series is organized by the IU Department of French and Italian. Labate made her first film “Ambrogio” in...

The Spring edition of Cinema Italia San Francisco is just few weeks away. The program of April 2019 will celebrate and honor Ugo Tognazzi, the Italian movie, TV, and theatre actor, as well as director and screenwriter.   Born in Cremona, he worked as a bookkeeper for a salami factory as a teenager, and later started to perform in local amateur thea...

When American moviegoers hear the phrase “Italian film,” Millicent Marcus, founder of Yale’s annual New Italian Film Festival, encourages them to think outside the black-and-white, neorealist box of 1960s classics by major directors like Fellini, Antonioni, Visconti, and Pasolini. For the 14th year running, the festival invites the Yale and New Hav...

It is a known fact that late James Gandolfini's son is playing his father's role as young Tony Soprano in the forthcoming 'Sopranos' prequel movie titled 'Newark.' Now we get to see a glimpse of Michael Gandolfini in the film after some on-set shots of him in character were released. The images were released by the Dailymail on Wednesday. Michael's...

Pasolini, the English-language biopic about the iconic Italian film director Pier Paolo Pasolini, played by Willem Dafoe, has landed at Kino Lorber five years after a festival circuit run. Kino Lorber, which has taken all North American rights, plans a long-awaited commercial theatrical release May 10, ahead of a VOD and home video release in the f...

Roberto Rossellini’s films of the 1940s, Roma, città aperta, Paisà, and Germania anno zero - now generally referred to as a trilogy based on the Second World War - took audiences and critics by surprise. The Italian movie industry was completely devastated during the war. Casts, crews, and film stock were hard to find, but Rossellini, who had once...