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Martin Scorsese joins Alice Rohrwacher's future Netflix release Happy as Lazzaro as Executive Producer.

Oscars: Italy Selects 'Dogman' for Foreign-Language Category

Italian movie channel to launch in the US in a partnership between Amazon and Minerva Pictures.

Nanni Moretti's Santiago, Italy Named Closing Film of 2018 Torino Film Festival

Actress/Director Valeria Bruni Tedeschi talks with Cineuropa about her new film, The Summer House.

Announcements made for the 2018 Festa del Cinema di Roma on retrospectives, premieres and restorations.

Monica Bellucci to play the revolutionary Tina Modotti in a miniseries directed by Edoardo de Angelis.

A-List celebrities will take the stage at the 2018 edition of Basilicata's Le Giornate del Cinema Lucana, July 24 - 29 in Maratea.

The soundtrack for Luca Guadagnino’s Call Me By Your Name is coming to vinyl this summer with a special scene-themed release date.

Early announcements made regarding the 2018 Festa del Cinema di Roma, including retrospectives, premieres and film restorations.

The Film Society of Lincoln Center's Luchino Visconti retrospective is extended another week as it rounds out as the most successful in Filmlinc's history.

Actor/Director Antonio Albanese talks about his film Contromano at Canada's 2018 ICFF.

Four Italian films are awarded coveted prizes at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival.

The lineup of the 2018 edition of Lincoln Center's annual series Open Roads: New Italian Cinema has been announced. 

The prolific director Ermanno Olmi who won the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival for his 1978 film The Tree of Wooden Clogs has died at the age of 86.

Asia Argento's 2000 film Scarlet Diva gets American distribution.

Giuseppe Battiston will be a special guest at the 2018 edition of Canada’s annual Italian Contemporary Film Festival.

Netflix announces a new film starring Marco Giallini and Claudio Santamaria.. plus a series directed by Andrea DeSica and Anna Negri.

Vittorio Taviani of the legendary filmmaking duo the Taviani Brothers has died in Rome at the age of 88.

Five Italian films are named in the official program of the 2018 Cannes Film Festival, including two directed by women.

Maria Grazia Cucinotta will be in NYC April 9 - 11 with director Francesco Lama to present his new documentary film I Siciliani.

Asia Argento will head a discussion on women in media with Ronan Farrow in NYC on April 12 and at Harvard University on April 13.

Shooting on Gomorrah 4 will start in mid-April with actor Marco D'Amore in the director's chair. The new episodes will air on Sky Atlantic in spring 2019.

A record four Italian films make the lineup of Canada's 25th annual Hot Docs Festival, which is set to take place April 26 - May 6 in Toronto.

The Vatican releases Wim Wenders’ Pope Francis documentary trailer, which is rumored to premiere at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival in May.

Amazon Prime Video picks up Il Cacciatore (The Hunter), a series about a real Palermo prosecutor with a killer instinct for tracking down top Mafiosi.

Villa Albergoni, the Northern Italian residence of Luca Guadagnino's Oscar-nominated film, Call Me By Your Name, is up for sale.