On Sunday, September 8th, Casa Italiana di Las Vegas in collaboration with the Windmill library presented a heartfelt documentary by talented writer and filmmaker Roberto Angotti. Winner of the Russo Brothers Italian American Film Forum Award at the National Italian American Foundation 42nd Anniversary Gala in Washington, DC, “Italian American Base...

Tony Buba’s 1979 black-and-white documentary Sweet Sal opens with a stream of trash talk. The film’s namesake, middle-aged wise guy Sal Carulli, leans against the exterior of a bar on the main drag of Buba’s hometown of Braddock, a declining suburb of Pittsburgh. Sal is talking about his favorite subject, himself. “The real name is Sal-va-to-re,” h...

The seventh installment of the Michele Giannattasio Lecture Series at Swinging Sixties Senior Center (211 Ainslie Street) will feature the 2017 documentary Frank Serpico on September 18 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. The film’s director, Antonino D’Ambrosio, will be present to discuss the film and Joseph Sciorra, PhD of the Calandra Institute will emcee. Ad...

When: Wednesday, September 18, 2019 From 6:30 pm To 8:30 pm - Where: Italian Cultural Institute - Organized by : COMITES, Italian Consulate General, Italian Culture - Entrance : Free Join us for the screening of the newly released documentary Italians By The Bay and the presentation of the recently published photo book La Valle del Silicio. Both pr...

A new documentary movie called, Happy Winter, transports viewers to Mondello Beach (Spiaggia di Mondello), one of the most popular beaches in Sicily, Italy. Sicily is the largest island in the Mediterranean, just off the southernmost tip of the Italian boot. Because Sicilian summers tend to be long, hot, and dry, many residents of Palermo, the capi...

Exhibition: September 17–December 20, 2019. Opening Reception: Tuesday, September 17, 2019, 6–8pm. 1040 Metropolitan Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11211. Gallery Hours: Tuesday–Friday 12–6pm, and by appointment. Sonia Leimer: Via San Gennaro is the first solo exhibition in New York by ISCP resident Sonia Leimer, and is co-curated by Kari Conte, Director of...

Casa Italiana di Las Vegas in collaboration with the Windmill library proudly presents Italian American Baseball Family, winner of the Russo Brothers Italian American Film Forum Award at the National Italian American Foundation 42nd Anniversary Gala in Washington, DC and finalist in the 2018 Sport Movies & TV World Championship in Milan, Italy, on...

The Andrea Doria — an opulent, 697-foot Italian ocean liner that ferried travelers from Genoa to New York — has spent the last 60 years in a watery grave, 240 feet below the surface of the Atlantic Ocean. A jewel of its time, Doria featured an array of paintings, tapestries, murals and lavish amenities, including multiple outdoor swimming pools. Sh...

Saturday, August 24, 2019. 3:30 PM – 6:30 PM PDT. The Italian American Museum of Los Angeles, 644 North Main Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012. Quirino Cristiani - The Mystery of the First Animated Movies is a documentary by Gabriele Zucchelli that explores animation pioneer Quirino Cristiani, who is credited with producing the first animated film in 1...

Baseball legend Yogi Berra departed this world nearly four years ago, but his unique and memorable quips like “It ain’t over til it’s over,” likely will remain in the pop culture lexicon forever. The one-time New York Yankees catcher, who was instrumental in leading his team to 10 World Series Championships, three of which he was named MVP, and app...