Thursday, March 31st. 5:30 pm - 8 pm Eastern Time. 401 Fisher Bennett Hall - Penn Campus 3340 Walnut Street - Philadelphia PA, 19104. Free Admission. PI-Philly, in partnership with Cinema & Media Studies at the University of Pennsylvania and the Consulate General of Italy in Philadelphia, is happy to invite you to "LINA WERTMULLER, THE WOMAN IN WHI...

Marcella Hazan introduced authentic Italian cooking to millions, transforming how we cook and eat. An immigrant woman trained as a scientist, who came to America having never cooked, Marcella was an improbable culinary hero. Through her cookbooks and teaching, she was influential beyond measure, but she is not yet a household name. Our documentary...

Imagine Elizabeth Bettina Nicolosi’s surprise when she discovered that her grandmother’s Italian village had a secret: over a half century ago, in the southern Italian town of Campagna, countless residents defied the occupying Nazis and risked their lives to shelter and save hundreds of Jews from the Holocaust. What followed her discovery became an...

ONE OF US is a title of a short documentary serie dedicated to the women. The Consulate General of Italy in Los Angeles and Frequency Production by Chiara Tilesi - director/producer, presented this short documentary series telling stories about Italian women recognized for their extraordinary achievement in different fields such as finance, the ar...

Tuesday March 22, 2022. 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm ET. John D. Calandra Italian American Institute. 25 West 43rd Street, 17th Floor. New York, N.Y. 10036. Dear Sirs (2021), 93 minutes. Filmmaker Mark Pedri had never heard his grandfather Silvio’s story, despite spending nearly every day with him for ten years. It wasn’t until after Silvio’s death that Mark...

“The current tragic situation in Ukraine makes this year’s International Women’s Day even more meaningful” said Italian Ambassador to the U.S. Mariangela Zappia at the March 8 premiere of the documentary film One of Us – East Coast, with special guest the Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, Hon. Nancy Pelosi. “We honor this important date...

A new travelogue on Little Italies across America uses commedia dell’arte zaniness, three iPhones and lots of cannoli to tell the story of two brothers – both artistic and nostalgic Delaware natives – searching the U.S. for Italian culture, people and, of course, food. Spoiler alert: they succeed. “It reconnected me, for sure, with the memories of...

The Consulate General of Italy in Los Angeles and Frequency Productions will be hosting the “One of Us” Season 2 Los Angeles Premiere for Women’s History Month on March 10th, 6 PM. The documentary features inspiring Italian women living in Los Angeles who are sharing their stories. The goal of this documentary is to show women as subjects, not obje...

Gloria Capodanno Holman, the sister of the late Rev. Vincent R. Capodanno, a Navy chaplain and Maryknoll priest who was recognized as a Servant of God, a process that could advance him to sainthood, has turned 100. For his valor and bravery to the U.S. Marine Corps during some of the most harrowing battles of the Vietnam War, he was awarded the Con...

Adriana Chiesa Enterprises has taken world sales on high-profile doc “Caterina Caselli: One Life, 100 Voices,” about the former Italian pop singer, base player and actress who is now president of Andrea Bocelli’s record label, Sugar Music. The veteran Italian sales agent is lauching sales on the doc at the online EFM. Directed by Renato De Maria, w...