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Post-World War II Italian Immigrants in Cinema

(14 09 2016) Laura E. Ruberto

An evolving list of U.S.- and Italian- produced films featuring Italian immigrants to the United States from 1945 to the present.

iawa-East Welcomes Multi-Media Authors, Antonio D'Alfonso and Richard Vetere on Saturday, December 13, 2015 at Sidewalk Cafe

(09 12 2014) IAWA .

The Italian American Writers Association (IAWA) presents award-winning authors Antonio D'Alfonso from Canada and Richard Vetere on Saturday, December 13, 2014 at Sidewalk Café,...

VENICE FILM FESTIVAL 2013 - The Canyons, by Paul Schrader - First look review

(30 08 2013) Simone Spoladori

Ellis, Schrader and Lohan fall in "The Canyons."

Mosaic Flowerpots on Film

(20 06 2013) Joseph Sciorra

A 1971 movie reveals the mother lode of Brooklyn planters.

The Italian-American Political & Moral Bocce Club of Paradise Funds the Documentary Film Baci Bocce!!!

(12 02 2011) Joseph Sciorra

While other organizations complain incessantly about negative media images of Italian Americans, the Italian-American Political & Moral Bocce Club of Paradise is taking the...

Hollywood, Italian Americans, and the Golden Coast

(30 07 2010) Laura E. Ruberto

John Fante’s and Richard Quine’s 1956 film, "Full of Life," constructs California Italian culture, one brick at a time.

Photographs of Jack Salvatori, the British Valentino

(21 03 2010) Laura E. Ruberto

On having received an envelope mailed to Berkeley, California from Cornwall, England with photographs of the Italo-British filmmaker and actor, Giovanni “Jack” Salvatori.

Fear and (Self-)Loathing in Italian America

(03 02 2010) Joseph Sciorra

The Specter of the Gavon Haunts the Prominenti.

Frank Capra Films Italian-San Francisco

(03 02 2010) Laura E. Ruberto

Capturing Italy’s encounter with California in Frank Capra’s documentary "La visita dell’ Incrociatore Italiano Libia a San Francisco, Calif., 6-29 Novembre 1921"

The Film Festival of Positive Italian-American Images

(29 11 2009) Joseph Sciorra

Positive images of Italian-Americans that aren’t.

Uncredited Extras: Cinecittà’s Refugees and the Italian American Who Filmed Them

(08 08 2009) Laura E. Ruberto

Jack Salvatori, an almost-forgotten Italian American director, made a film about Cinecittà’s role as a camp for WWII refugees.

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