Italy, post-World War II, June 4, 1947, Casanova Straffora-a rural village in the province of Pavia. A 7 year-old Angela Volpini meets Mother Mary for the first time while she is playing on the hill with her friends.   The beautiful Lady tells Angela that she is "coming to teach the way to be happy in this world." This documentary describes...

"Texan Italian Innovation," the latest episode of the Texan Italian Stories documentary series, has been released for free on the web through Youtube and Vimeo platforms.   The medium-length 26 minute documentary uses the event of the "IX Conference of Italian Researchers in the World" which happened in Houston, Texas in December, 2013, as t...

By Allison Carey   Fashion, Italian culture and the art of the tailor collide in the documentary film "Men of the Cloth." The film, by Vicki Vasilopoulos of New Jersey, is an inspiring portrait of three master tailors. The Cleveland premiere of the film is Friday with a second showing on Wednesday Nov. 18 from 6:45 to 8:45 p.m. at the C...

A documentary on the assimilation of Italian Americans, La Mia Strada or My Road screens May 19 at 2 p.m. in at Rowan University, New Jersey. The filmmaker, Michael DiLauro, a professor at Robert Morris University in Pittsburgh and a former professor at Rowan University, will introduce the film and lead a discussion.

FEBRUARY 10, 2015 (06:30 PM ). Special Event: Screening of THE ITALIAN AMERICANS [Mandatory RSVP] - NYU Kimmel Center, Eisner/Lubin Auditorium, 4th Floor, 60 Washington Square South, 10012. PLEASE NOTE: This event will take place at the NYU Kimmel Center. Click HERE to RSVP   NYU Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimó and publ...

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Department of Italian: L'ITALIA E I DOCUMENTARI/ ITALY AND DOCUMENTARIES - Graduate Student Conference - January 15-16, 2016 Keynote Speakers: Alina Marazzi (Film Director), Paola Bonifazio (University of Texas, Austin). Since the early 20th century, documentary films, rang...

From the filmmakers who brought you "Ciao America" comes the final chapter in the Italian-American immigrant saga. Twenty years in the making, the script for "Miracle of Ferragosto" represents the dream project of the two Italian-American brothers from Boston. Join them and actor Eddie Malavarca as they travel to Italy to make their dream a reality...

January 28, 2016 (06:00 PM) - Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò 24 West 12th Street - New York, NY 10011. This event is part of: ALINA MARAZZI: Film Screenings and Workshop at NYU. In collaboration with the NYU Center for Media, Culture and History, NYU Tisch School of the Arts and the NYU Department of Italian Studies. Cli...

You know DelGrosso Foods for their array of premium sauces and amusement park, and now they're bringing you something a little bit different. They're the sponsors of the four-part PBS series "The Italian Americans", a documentary that begins with Italian immigration to the United States and follows the culture to the present.   In celebratio...

Debutta il 1° maggio al Teatro Delle Energie, di Grottammare (AP) il docu-musical "America", data che onora la festa del lavoro perché di questo parla lo spettacolo, evocando il grande fenomeno dell'emigrazione italiana di inizio Novecento, quando masse di lavoratori si spostarono per il mondo e soprattutto in America.