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  • Rome Film Review: 'Stalingrad'

    The steamroller that is Fyodor Bondarchuk's 3D extravaganza "Stalingrad," bulldozing its way through B.O. records in Russia and China, is big, loud and full of explosions. It's also awash in stereotypes, and lacks any characterization more than a...
  • Rome Fest To Honor Aleksei German Posthumously

    The Rome Film Festival will honor late Russian auteur Aleksei Yuryevich German with its Lifetime Achievement Award, given posthumouslyn prior to the world preem of his last film "Hard To Be a God" The award will be accepted by both Svetlana Karmalita,...
  • 'Hunger Games: Catching Fire' Ignites Rome Film Festival

    ROME - "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" ignited the Rome Film Festival where thousands of fans mobbed the red carpet, some after camping out in sleeping bags overnight outside the Auditorium Parco della Musica theatre to see Jennifer Lawrence, Liam...
  • Disney's 'Planes' To Fly Into Italy From Rome's Alice in The City

    Disney's "Planes" will launch into Italy as the opener of the Rome Film Festival's independantly-run Alice in the City kiddie pics' section which has unveiled a rich lineup with a strong Gallic accent. The 3D "Cars" spinoff will get Rome red carpet...
  • African leaders call for International Criminal Court immunity

    African leaders call for International Criminal Court immunity
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - African Union leaders Saturday said that no sitting African leader should face trial by the International Criminal Court for heinous crimes. But African opponents failed to win support for a mass withdrawal from the ICC at...
  • Rome Fest Unveils Rich Lineup Mix

    Rome Film Festival topper Marco Mueller has unveiled a rich lineup mixing crowdpleasers with more esoteric fare and comprising recent standouts and world preems that include new works by Jonathan Demme, Isabel Coixet, and U.S. multi-hyphenate Mark...
  • CSO's Muti gets award from Rome

    CSO's Muti gets award from Rome
    Riccardo Muti has received yet another award to put alongside the many he has amassed in the course of his distinguished career, this time from the Italian capital. The Chicago Symphony Orchestra music director has been honored by the Chamber of...
  • Death of Nazi war criminal in Rome creates quandary over funeral

    ROME — Italy is debating what to do with the body of Erich Priebke, the unrepentant Nazi war criminal who died in Rome last week at the age of 100. Denied a church funeral in Rome by the Vatican, the former SS captain, who received a life sentence...
  • 'Nervous' mafia could target Pope Francis, prosecutor warns

    Pope Francis' campaign against corruption in the Catholic Church has made Italy's most dangerous mafia organization "nervous," which could make the prelate a target, a leading Italian prosecutor warned Thursday. The pope's vow to clean up church...
  • Wexler's Deli is newest addition to Grand Central Market

    Wexler's Deli is newest addition to Grand Central Market
    Micah Wexler, last seen tackling Middle Eastern food at Mezze, is opening a new-style old-fashioned Jewish deli at the Grand Central Market. Called simply Wexler's Deli, it's to feature the full run of smoked fish and cured meats -- salmon and sturgeon,...
  • Rachel Patron: Study your heritage, but don't dwell on the horrors

    A few years ago my husband and I were visiting the Great Synagogue in Rome, built in 1870 to encompass  the 2000 year heritage of  Italian Jews. The synagogue houses a museum with one of the largest  collections of Jewish artifacts in Europe. Beside...