“Mission Classic,” a three-part docuseries featuring an inside look at the Italian National Baseball Team before the 2023 World Baseball Classic, is now LIVE! Part 1 is about the trip to Italy in November featuring MLB players and coaches. This piece was produced by the Federation of Italian Baseball and Softball and the Italian American Baseball F...

In the first few months of 2020, huge swathes of Northern Italy were hit by the COVID-19 virus. Soon the death toll in the city of Bergamo reached such heights that an army convoy had to transport coffins out because its cemeteries and crematoriums were full. In his powerful doc “The Walls of Bergamo,” which world premieres on Friday in Berlin’s En...

Students at Montclair State University have been creating a documentary television series focused on Italian American cuisine, airing on the school's new streaming service, Hawk+. The first episode of "Red Sauce: An Italian American Culinary Journey," premiered in October last year with two more episodes set to be released this spring.  Mark Rotell...

Submarine Entertainment is launching sales at Berlin’s European Film Market on high-profile doc “Milano — The Inside Story of Italian Fashion,”  directed by John Maggio (“The Perfect Weapon”). Billed as the definitive story of the explosion of Italian fashion in the 1970s and 80s, as told by the insiders, the star-studded doc extensively features G...

Announced a few months ago, “Someone Down There Loves Me” a new homage docu-film on Massimo Troisi, will be presented at Berlinale. Troisi, who played the simple postman who rides his bicycle on the sandy terrain of an Italian island to deliver mail to his sole client, the Nobel Prize-winning poet Pablo Neruda, died tragically of congenital heart f...

Thursday, February 23, 2023, at 6:00 pm CT. IIC Chicago - 500 Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611. Entrance: Free. Italian Biopics: Ennio. Directed by Giuseppe Tornatore. 2022, 150’, Italian with English subtitles. Registration here. A unique and touching documentary that tells the story of Ennio Morricone through a long interview by Giuseppe Tornatore...

Margie Raimondo’s first documentary, The Soul of Sicily, won The Best Short Film or Documentary at The Taste Awards. Raimondo is an author, chef, filmmaker and farmer focused on preservation and agriculture. The documentary was born out of her desire to shine a light on farmers who are at the heart of the food industry. On Feb. 1 The Taste Awards p...

The Manatee Performing Arts Center (MPAC) will host a very special matinee showing of a rags-to-riches story featuring a young man, whose family fled the Nazi invasion of their home in Italy, and who would one day become the most famous professional wrestler in the world. Bruno Sammartino makes its Florida debut at MPAC on Thursday, February, 9 at...

The world is a lot different than it was in the late 19th century. There were a host of things that were restricted and prohibited for people of certain social classes, gender, and races. Netflix, in its upcoming period piece series, seeks to tell one of such tales, wherein an individual, though clearly qualified, has to fight for the right to purs...

Thursday, February 02, 2023. From 5:00 pm To 6:30 pm. Organized by IIC-NY in collaboration with Cinecittà. Entrance: Free. IIC NY - 686 Park Ave, New York, NY 10021. Book Presentation: "Claudia Cardinale. L’indomabile. The Indomitable" Curated by Claudia Squitieri. Published by Cinecittà and Electa Editore. Opening remarks: Fabio Finotti, IIC-NY Di...