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director Paolo Sorrentino and the cast of "Youth."

The 19th edition of NICE brings master directors and new talents to San Francisco

The New Italian Cinema is back to the Vogue Theatre in San Francisco starting November 11 for a five days of screening. The 19th edition will put...
Elisabetta Ghisini, President of the San Francisco COM.IT.ES

Elisabetta Ghisini: “How CGIE and COM.IT.ES are working together to improve Italian communities’ life”

On September 26, the Italian Embassy in Washington hosted the Country Assembly of Italians living abroad. For those who have never heard about the...
Francis and Sofia Coppola on set of New York Stories 1989_courtesy of Buena Vista Pictures

From Capra to the Coppolas, the special contribution of the Italian American directors

A unique documentary exhibition, “Italian American Cinema: From Capra to the Coppolas”, is currently on display at the Museo Italo-Americano, until...
Many of the oldest craft shops in Ripe still exist

Ripe, “il Paese dei Mestieri” that keeps the tradition of ancient handcrafts alive

There is no other place in Italy that can be considered, for its traditions and connection to its past, more unique than Ripe. First thing you see...
Left to right: Alexandra Zatarain, Andrea Ballarini, Matteo Franceschetti, Massimo Andreasi Bassi

Luna: Three Italian Talents give the best night sleep with a small tech device

The Italian name immediately reminds of night and dreams. However, the product’s name proves a new way of approaching sleeping: Luna is a product...

Cinema Italia SF 2015, a celebration of Vittorio de Sica’s masterpieces

Vittorio De Sica’s works come to San Francisco this month thanks to the Cinema Italia SF, a project of collaboration between Luce Cinecitta and the...
The bells from Agnone

Five towns where famous Italian musical instruments were born

Traveling around Italy is a special experience not only for the heartbreaking landscape and the gorgeous art you can find on your way. Italy’s...
Giampero Urso with one of his sculptures

Giampiero Urso: maestro dello scalpellino and the art of crafting the leccese stone

Renzo Piano called it the “stone with a light inside”. These poetic words used by the Italian architect to refer to the pietra leccese have become a...
Francesco Menghini at Mind the Bridge Foundation

Madre In Italy: Francesco Menghini and the platform to virtually connect Italian talents around the globe

While you surf the net, you will run into many platforms made by Italians for Italians: you won’t find it hard to run into blogs and websites...
Luca Vullo. Photo Credits Marco Parollo

Beyond stereotypes: Director Luca Vullo and the art of Italian gestures

A journey around Sicily and among Sicilians. The attachment to the Italian heritage and the passion to tell stories and help understand culture from...

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