ROME -- Iranian state TV on Monday trumpeted the country's first Oscar win, for Asghar Farhadi's "A Separation," as a victory against Israel, which was also competing in the foreign film category.
A Milan court on Saturday ruled a reprieve for Silvio Berlusconi, saying the statute of limitations had run out in a bribery case against the former Italian prime minister and TV-tycoon whose Teflon…
What's in a Vatican app? Until recently the Holy See's high-tech ventures -- such as iBrevary, Pope2You, and the JPII app -- have been all about prayers and pontiffs.
ROME -- Rome Film Festival prexy Gian Luigi Rondi resigned on Friday, paving the way for former Venice topper Marco Mueller to be soon appointed Rome's new artistic director.
ROME - U.S. Film critic Leonard Maltin has been recruited to head the jury at Italy's eighth Biografilm Festival, billed as a cinematic celebration of human lives.
ROME -- The 65th Locarno Film Festival is beefing-up its Filmmakers of the Present competition with more cash and a new nod for emerging helmer worth 20,000 Swiss francs ($22,000).
ROME -- Protracted wrangling over Marco Mueller's appointment to head the Rome Film Festival is expected to reach resolution in a board meeting on Friday.
ROME -- Chalk one up for Rupert Murdoch's Sky Italia satcaster, which has won a key ruling over World Cup soccer rights against rival Mediaset Premium, controlled by Silvio Berlusconi.
Italy's film community is ecstatic over the Berlin victory of directorial duo Paolo and Vittorio Taviani's prison-set "Caesar Must Die," which is racking up a slew of sales while also marking the…
In Italy, art and politics have always been bad bedfellows -- but perhaps never to such crippling effect as in the current imbroglio over Marco Mueller's candidacy to head the Rome Film Festival.
ROME -- Silvio Berlusconi's legal woes worsened on Wednesday when prosecutors requested a five-year jail sentence for the Italo media mogul and former premier on charges of bribing British lawyer…