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  • Italy's Ultra Indie Producers Ink Digital Deal With Pubcaster RAI

    ROME - Italy's association of young independent producers (AGPCI) has inked an innovative digital distribution deal with pubcaster RAI's RAI Cinema which will provide an outlet for their pics on its RAI Cinema Channel web portal and other digital...
  • Guillermo Martinez: As violence intensifies, OAS head just talks and talks

    The similarities between what Nero did in Rome many centuries ago and what José Miguel Insulza, the Organization of American States Secretary General, has been doing over the last several week is remarkable. Nero fiddled while Rome burned. Insulza...
  • Oscar's Foreign Language Hopefuls Demonstrate Global, Topical Diversity

    Oscar foreign-language film nominations have in the past tended to be dramas centering around families, the Holocaust or both. European countries, meanwhile, have tended to dominate the race. This year the nominations are more diverse, with the films...
  • Italian Composer Riz Ortolani Dead At 87

    ROME - Italian soundtrack composer Riz Ortolani, who won a Grammy for his "Mondo Cane" theme "More," and whose wide range of music for movies was featured in three Quentin Tarantino films and on the Dino Risi-directed classic "The Easy Life" (Il Sorpasso)...
  • Commentary: Really think about the meaning of Lent

    Lent, a religious season that is about so much more than avoiding chocolate, is drawing near. For many in the Christian faith, Lent is a time to reflect on the awful journey toward death that led to Jesus' crucifixion. One question that arises often on...
  • From 'Titanic' with Buddhist monks to Spielberg in Saudi Arabia

    From 'Titanic' with Buddhist monks to Spielberg in Saudi Arabia
    In a canvas tent in the Himalayan foothills, where winter breaths drifted in the twilight, Tibetan monks, their feet dangling from benches, watched a pirated copy of "Titanic." The diminutive men, camped along a rutted road leading to the Dalai Lama's...
  • Review: 'Contempt' and the disappearance of love

    Review: 'Contempt' and the disappearance of love
    The paradox of Jean-Luc Godard's remarkable "Contempt" is that it is perhaps the French director's most atypical film as well as one you won't be able to forget. Starring the once-in-a-lifetime cast of Brigitte Bardot, Jack Palance, Michel Piccoli and...
  • Italy Bucks Europe's Downward 2013 Box Office Trend

    ROME - Bucking most of Europe's downward box office trend, Italy's box office in 2013 saw a 6 percent year-on-year rise in admissions to 97 million, and a 1.5 percent increase in grosses to $840 million, with Hollywood product accounting for a 53...
  • What's new in Italy in 2014

    What's new in Italy in 2014
    Even when it's hot, crowded, or on strike, Italy is lots of fun. More than any other Western European country, though, travelers to Italy need up-to-date information to travel smart, saving both time and money. Here are a few updates to help you make...
  • Pope Francis looks past Europe, U.S., for new cardinals

    ROME -- Pope Francis named 19 new cardinals Sunday, including a bishop from Haiti and an archbishop from Burkina Faso, a choice the Vatican said showed Francis’ determination to focus on the poor. Overall, the pope’s first batch of...
  • Karl Lagerfeld sketches for Elizabeth Taylor auctioned in West Palm Beach

    Karl Lagerfeld sketches for Elizabeth Taylor auctioned in West Palm Beach
    Karl Lagerfeld before he was THE Karl Lagerfeld: That’s what an auction Saturday in West Palm Beach is all about. Palm Beach Modern Auctions has a 50-year-old archive of sketches, many of them by the fashion maestro behind the French house of...