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Boston to host North American Debut of Italian film “Briciole Sul Mare”


When: Sunday, October 9, 2016 Where: Faneuil Hall, Boston, MA Critically acclaimed Italian comedy-drama film “Briciole Sul Mare” will make its North American debut in 12 cities across the U.S. and Canada throughout the month of October, beginning at Boston’s historic Faneuil Hall on October 9. The movie premiere is part of a larger event, dubbed Rocambolesco-Spectaculare! An Evening Celebration of Joy, Family and Tradition!, which also features world-class performances from recording artists such as The Platters and culinary treats from celebrity chefs and TV personalities “The Princess of Prince Street” Dana Gallo Strayton and Mike Fucci. The Platters will ...

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Film Screening: 8 1/2 at Coolidge Corner Theatre in Brookline


When: August 22, 2016 – 7 p.m. Where: Coolidge Corner Theatre, 290 Harvard Street, Brookline MA Federico Fellini’s 8 1/2 (Otto e Mezzo) transforms one man’s artistic crisis into a grand epic of the cinema. Guido Anselmi (Marcello Mastroianni) is a director whose personal and professional life is collapsing around him. An early working title for the film was La Bella Confusione (The Beautiful Confusion), and Fellini’s masterpiece is exactly that: a fantasy, a spectacle, and a glittering magic act. Click here for tickets

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Two Italian film screenings at Coolidge Corner Library


When: May 26 and June 23, 2016 Where: Coolidge Corner Branch Library, 31 Pleasant Street, Brookline MA The Public Library of Brookline and the Consulate General of Italy in Boston, present “2 Italian Movies at Brookline – 2016”. Movies will be shown in Italian with English subtitles. Free entrance. Light refreshments will be served. Thursday, May 26 : L’INDUSTRIALE by Giuliano Montaldo, about 100 minutes 6 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. – Movie starts at 6:15 p.m. Thursday, June 23 : EX by Fausto Brizzi, about 120 minutes 6 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. – Movie starts at 6:15 p.m.

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Italy’s “The Family Whistle” at Boston International Film Festival


The famed Coppola family of filmmakers and musicians descends from Agostino Coppola, a poor immigrant from an impoverished village in Southern Italy.

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Kendall Square Theatre To Show Oscilloscope’s ‘The Wonders’

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 The Kendall Square Theatre in Cambridge, MA will be showing Oscilloscope’s “The Wonders” on November 6, 2015.  “The Wonders” is the winner of the Grand Prix at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival and also stood out at the New York Film Festival. The film takes place in the countryside of Tuscany and centers on a family of beekeepers living in complete isolation. A reality TV show would like to feature the family as their protagonists, and include a troubled teenage boy the family took in. The film has a main focus on the oldest daughter, Gelsomina, who learns about the ...

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Adriana Trigiani’s ‘Big Stone Gap’ Premieres Oct. 9


Ave Maria Mulligan (Ashley Judd), the town’s self-proclaimed spinster, has resigned herself to a quiet life of singlehood and being useful. She works in her family’s pharmacy, delivers the prescriptions herself, and directs the town’s annual outdoor drama until one day she learns of a long-buried family secret that changes the course of her life forever. Author Adriana Trigiani’s debut as film director will be screened starting Oct. 9 in the following theaters: Showcase Cinemas Revere 20 565 Squire Rd. Revere, MA REGAL Bellingham 14 259 Hartford Ave. Bellingham, MA REGAL Solomon Pond Mall 15 591 Donald Lynch Blvd. Marlborough, ...

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Sicilian-based Leaves of the Tree at Massachusetts Film Festival


When: Friday, August 28 at 12:15 p.m. Where: Brattle Street Theater, Cambridge MA The award-winning film, LEAVES OF THE TREE, will screen at the Massachusetts Independent Film Festival on Friday, August 28 at 12:15pm at the Brattle Street Theater in Cambridge. The film stars Eric Roberts, Sean Young, Federico Castelluccio and Armand Assante. The film is based on the book “Kindness for the Damned: A Novella of Intrigue, Romance and Redemption in Sicily” by Lexington High School Class of 1978 graduate David Healey. Winner in past film festivals of Best Dramatic Feature, Best Screenplay, Best Family Film, Best Actor and ...

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Two Italian Screenings at Brookline Library


The Italian Consulate in Boston, in collaboration with The Public Library of Brookline and "C'era una volta...Brookline," is pleased to present "Two Italian Movies at Brookline".

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Professor Flavia Laviosa: Making Italian useful


Most of her life has been spent in front of an open book, first in college while studying foreign languages and literatures; then during her travels around Europe; then in Buffalo, N.Y.; and finally during a quarter century as an educator.

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Mal’Occhio – The Evil Eye. Filmmaker Agata De Santis Presents Documentary in Boston


On Oct. 8 and 9, filmmaker Agata De Santis will present in Boston her latest documentary film, "Mal'occhio," trying to unfold the mysteries behind this ancient Italian superstitious belief.

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A Young Sicilian’s Start in Filmmaking at Boston University

Nigro Famulari (right) with fellow BU students walking in Siracusa.

Bostoniano.info interview with Pietro Nigro Famulari, who earned an MFA at Boston University and was awarded second place at the latest Redstone Film Festival for his short film "Your way home".

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