Friday, January 9 - Sunday, January 11 - 7pmLinks Hall - 3111 N Western Avenue -  Chicago, IL 60618   A Spaghetti Western Musical Saga "... because why would anyone want to ride a horse to California? Especially a woman. Especially an Italian woman who can't ride very well. Especially an Italian woman who doesn't have a gun."...

Al Scaia says that he was not interested in history when he was young, but that changed sometime after he received a present from his mother and father.   "I did not like history in school, but my parents gave me a 16 mm movie camera. Something must have happened to me. When I went to college at St Michael's, I started shooting footage every...

D'improvviso, la California riscopre le sue radici italiane. A febbraio le televisioni pubbliche della California, da San Francisco a San Diego, trasmetteranno due serie di documentari: una sull'epopea degli italiani in America, l'altra sulle vicende dell'emigrazione italiana nel "Golden State".   È un segnale di vitalitá culturale che fa be...

Al via il crowdfunding per la realizzazione del progetto "Illuminiamo la tradizione". Un ponte immaginario che unirà, per sempre, Molfetta ad Hoboken, nel New Jersey. Con milioni di lampadine colorate che andranno a comporre le luminarie che, partendo da Molfetta, raggiungeranno l'altra parte del mondo, dopo aver attraversato l'Oceano. E la realizz...

Screening of Documentary "PANE AMARO" (Bitter Bread)The Italian American Journey from Despised Immigrants to Honored Citizens byGianfranco Norelli and Suma KurienOften referred to as the first comprehensive depiction on film of the Italian immigrant experience in the United States, this 2009, feature-length, English language documentary,...

by Arthur A. Lauretano   The Friends Of The North End sponsored a viewing this week of the new movie "Boston's North End – An Italian American Story", at the Sons Of Italy hall in Winchester, MA.    The film tells the story of the Italian immigrant migration to Boston's North End from the late 1800's to the current time. Featured...

Bialetti (http://www.bialetti.com), the leading Italian coffee maker and cookware company, announced today the launch of "Autentico" a series of web shorts featuring America's favorite Italian Chef, Fabio Viviani.   These documentary-style videos candidly discuss Italian traditions and debunk what Americans might perceive to be Italian in ov...

Tuesday, February 2nd at 6pm - Italian Cultural Institute in Chicago - Join film director Fred Kudjo Kuwornu as he presents his latest documentary. Question and answers will follow.BlaxploItalian is a documentary that uncovers the careers of a population of entertainers seldom heard from before: Black actors in Italian cinema. BlaxploItal...

Even with the rollout of his new memoir, Cuomo the Younger isn't getting all the screen time this October.   The governor will be the special guest at an Oct. 21 screening of "The Italian Americans," a PBS special documentary which "explores the evolution of Italian Americans from the late nineteenth century to today, from 'outsiders' once v...

We are in the final stages of the definitive documentary on Sicily entitled Reimagining Sicily. Two-thirds of the film has has been shot. At this time, we need your help to complete the project. We are continuing to search for funding and investment to complete this exciting project. I am now able to send a full-treatment and Information Overview...