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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.
  • 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.
  • The Association of Italian American Educators announced its Gala. Will take place the First of May from 2:00-5:00 PM at the Chateau Briand, located at 440 Old Country Road, Carle Place, Long Island. Please find attached the invitation
  • Art & Culture
    (April 16, 2016)
    Le Passioni dell'Anima is a musical story for children’s choir, solo voice and piano inspired by emotions and sung in Italian. Roberto and Federica need all of our support to bring this project to completion. So go to Kickstarter to help them. Their project will only be funded if at least $6,300 is pledged by Thu, May 1
  • Events: Reports
    (February 05, 2016)
    American students of Italian American Committee on Education (IACE) visit the Ferrari showroom in Manhattan to learn Italian while designing the car of their dreams
  • Lavishly praised throughout the English-speaking world and somewhat more controversial at home, Neapolitan author Elena Ferrante is a literary phenomenon whose identity is an enigma. Her name is a pseudonym, and the author has chosen to keep his/her identity an enigma. For whatever reason, Ferrante is never photographed, never interviewed in person, but solely and occasionally by email.
  • Working from interdisciplinary and transnational and perspectives, the annual conference at John D. Calandra Italian American Institute (Friday, April 24, and Saturday, April 25 2015) seeks to expand and update knowledge concerning historical and contemporary childhood and youth in Italy and among the diaspora and former colonial sites.

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