Historically, Italy has given a lot to the art of filmmaking and Americans have always been fascinated by “Cinema Italiano” and by Italian films finding it and its craftsmanship unique and inspiring.  Of course, the Academy has also been very receptive to the films produced in Italy and indeed, as of 2014, Italy is the country that has won more Osc...

Join us for a lecture series presented by Joseph Spedaliere: The Cinematic Art of Giuseppe Tornatore's "Cinema Paradiso". Westchester Italian Cultural Center, One Generoso Pope Place, Tuckahoe, NY 10707. Part I: Thursday, September 5th at 7:00 PM. Part II: Thursday, September 26th at 7:00 PM. Members $20 Non-Members $25. SPECIAL PROMOTION: SAVE $10...

Cinema Workshop: Italian Directors. Giuseppe Tornatore - Burbank – Saturday, April 62:30 pm to 4:00 pm. $45. Register Here. During this cinema workshop, participants will watch clips from the best movies directed by famous Italian director Giuseppe Tornatore. The presenter will guide you through a discussion before and after each clip highlighting...

Whether you’re hunkered down under the polar vortex in North America or are bracing for the predicted snowfall in Europe, you are officially passing through what is known as “i giorni della merla” (the days of the blackbird), the period straddling the end of January and beginning of February that is traditionally considered the coldest of the year....