The National Italian American Foundation was in Chicago, on January 29, at the National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame, for a preview of the upcoming two-part documentary series, "The Italian Americans."   Guests at the screening were able to enjoy a taste of the documentary, which reveals how Italian immigrants challenged the notion o...

Se siete in America, il 17 e il 24 febbraio sera non prendete impegni: c'è un pezzo della vostra storia in prima visione TV.   Diviso in quattro episodi, due per serata, dalle 9.00 alle 11.00 ET, andrà in onda su PBS The Italian Americans, l'atteso documentario di John Maggio tratto dall'omonimo libro di Maria Laurino e narrato dalla voce di...

Special preview screening of the highly anticipated documentary "The Italian Americans" scheduled for nationwide PBS release in early 2015.   Date: Thursday, January 22, 2015 Hours: 6:30pm Venue: IIC Organized by: NIAF In collaboration with: IIC   Source: IIC Los Angeles  

This is what I'm thinking: The upcoming PBS documentary series "The Italian Americans" is going to get a special screening at the North Park Theater from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Feb. 21 attended by the Buffalo filmmaker who wrote, directed and produced it.   John Maggio, a St. Joe's graduate who has gone on to produce several high-profile P...

by Mark Di Ionno   First, filmmaker John Maggio had to dispose of the M-word, because it's the first thing that came up when he was trying to raise money to produce "The Italian-Americans," a two-part, four-hour documentary PBS will unveil this month.   "It took longer to raise the money than to actually make the film," Maggio said be...

The 4 hour PBS documentary "The Italian Americans" is a once in a life time opportunity for discuss the authentic experience of our ethic group. Individuals and groups should put on a bold campaign to use the February premiere and later reruns as TEACHABLE MOMENTS to get our story out, to build the audience, and to generate a healthy discussion of...

Presentato in anteprima nazionale lo scorso 21 ottobre alla PictureHouse Theathre di Pelham il documentario di John Maggio, The Italian Americans. Il documentario sarà la grande novità narrativa dell'anno per la comunità italiana d'America e per l'Italia. Negli Stati Uniti il film, della durata di 4 ore, andrà in onda su PBS, diviso in due puntate...

Oltre un secolo di emigrazione italiana in America tra impegno politico, storie familiari, tradizioni e lo spettro della criminalità organizzata, raccontato in "The Italian Americans", il documentario diretto da John Maggio, che il prossimo febbraio sarà trasmesso negli Usa dalla rete Pbs.   Cresce l'attesa di seguire le due puntate che andr...

In this episode, we interview filmmaker John Maggio, who has spent a decade making documentaries hailed for their social impact and exceptional craft. His work includes several films for "FRONTLINE" and "American Experience."   Maggio's films have been honored with the National Emmy Award, Writers Guild Award, an Independent Spirit Award, an...

by David Wiegand   There is a kind of template for the immigrant experience, dating back to the 19th century: People come to the United States seeking better lives, often band together with their own kind for a while and eventually assimilate into the storied melting pot of American culture. Older generations are generally slower to adapt, o...