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  • Italy on the Screen Today - #Wind of Europe Project# Paola Cortellesi and Alessandro Gassman in 'Gli ultimi saranno gli ultimi'
    This past weekend Stony Brook University hosted its 13th Annual Center for Italian Studies Festival of New Italian Cinema. The festival was held in the theater of the Charles B. Wang Center. This year’s festival was organized in collaboration with the Associazione Culturale ArtMedia (Rome, Italy). The event presented “Italy on Screen Today/Wind of Europe,” which is a project that aims to promote Italian contemporary cinema. The festival associate, Giacomo Rocchini, introduced the films and highlighted cultural anecdotes and important themes of each.
  • "Italy on Screen Today" will take place at the end of October
    Joelle Grosso(October 20, 2016)
    The first edition of the Italian film festival, Italy on Screen Today, will be showing in New York from October 26th to October 30th.
  • Mia Madre Locandina
    Nanni Moretti’s new film Mia Madre, starring the iconic Italian actress Margherita Buy, opens in North American theaters. Italian master filmmaker brings us back to the lyrical minimalism of La stanza del figlio – The Son’s Room (Cannes Palme d’Or winner), with Mia Madre, the story of a director shooting a political film while coping with her mother’s terminal condition.
  • Every year, Open Roads, co-presented by the Film Society of Lincoln Center and Istituto Luce Cinecittà, offers a diverse and extensive experience of contemporary Italian cinema, and that's not just a treat for the audience but it's a special opportunity for filmmakers alike that get a chance to meet with US distributors, in case their films have not found distribution yet, with local press and with fellow Italian or international filmmakers and artists of all sorts.
  • Giuseppe Basso has worked at Cinecittà for roughly ten years, three as the studio’s CEO. Now he’s launching a column in i-ItalyNY to celebrate the return of Rome’s Hollywood on the Tiber heyday.
  • A special series dedicated to the film work of iconic Italian actress Anna Magnani, May 18 – June 1. The 24-title retrospective will screen entirely on 35mm and 16mm.
  • Paolo Genovese, the director and co-writer of Perfect Strangers, the Italian box office hit on how cell phones and social media have entered into fragile territories and affect almost everyone's lives, made himself available to share some of the secrets of his latest film. Produced by Medusa Film and Lotus Productions, the film has had its International Premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival on the 14th of April and is nominated for nine David Di Donatello awards (The Italian Oscars), including best picture and best director of the year.
  • We sat down for a long conversation via Skype with Paola Bernardini about her "City of Dreams Sogni", an eighteen-minute short about two runaways boys who are convinced that life must have more to offer than their own unloving mother So with their knapsacks on their backs, they wander through the magical region of Puglia, armed only with a map, a flier about a place called “City of Dreams,” and the memory of an aunt they haven’t seen in years.
  • Four Are the Italian Films in Competition at Venezia. Rumors were confirmed that 'Sangue del mio sangue' by Marco Bellocchio, 'A bigger splash' by Luca Guadagnino, 'L'attesa' by newcomer Piero Messina and 'Per amor vostro' by Giuseppe Gaudino have been selected