Dear all, I am Luca Martera and I've been working as documentary filmmaker and mass-media historian between Italy and the United States since 20 years. Recently I created a video database that gathers the most relevant movies and documentaries from Silent Age to now about Italy and the United States.I am currently looking for a place to make availa...

Spettacolo e conferenza 23 ottobre ore 17.30-19.30. Centro Studi Americani, Via Caetani 32, Roma. Ingresso libero Gangster e latin-lover. Da sempre Hollywood dipinge così gli italiani in ossequio alle 4 M di mamma, mandolino, mafia e macaroni. Ma come abbiamo raccontato noi italiani gli yankee? Ufficiali dell’esercito guerrafondai e tutti d’un pezz...

Ciao from the Appennines in Emilia Romagna! We are taking a few days of rest here in the wonderful mountains in the Modena province, but we actually just moved We the Italians up here, we never stop. Here we are with another month, another editorial, another wonderful magazine about Italy, from your friends at We the Italians!

Dear Italian American friends, I am Luca Martera and I’m an Italian media professional. I go back and forth between the US and Italy (Rome and Milan), and have done so since 2010. I make documentaries and TV specials on behalf of Italian TV networks involving lifestyles and current affairs tied to the history between the two countries (The Italian...

Nel 1969 tutti i giornali e le tv del mondo ne hanno parlato. E’ stato forse l’unico italiano a fare la guerra in Vietnam ma non ha nulla a che a fare con John Rambo, il personaggio interpretato da Sylvester Stallone, al quale è stato spesso accostato. A 19 anni era già un veterano di guerra, un marine pluridecorato con 5 medaglie al valore. Robert...

Ciao from Rome! Merry Christmas, and a Happy 2017!!

As we already did with music, radio, religion, cinema, sport, literature, theater, consumerism and cuisine, today we analyze the relationship between Italy and the United States from the point of view of another fundamental paradigm for the last century: television.   We do this with a young Italian talent, Luca Martera: scholar, writer, director...

by Luca Martera   Dear friends of "We The Italians", my name is Luca and I'm an Italian documentary filmmaker, comedy writer and mass-media historian. Maybe some of you remembered the interview about the history of Italian Americans in the US Tv Industry issued on this newsletter published by Umberto Mucci and included in his book recen...