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…
New York-born Gallic auteur Eugene Green is set to return behind the camera with "La Sapience," a film inspired by the life and work of daring 17th-century architect Francesco Borromini.
With ad spending and ratings down, the ax is falling on Italian pubcaster RAI, with cutbacks set to shut down its North American outpost, along with several foreign bureaus and other international…
Former Venice Film Festival topper Marco Mueller is being backed by Italy's motion picture association Anica to head the Rome Film Festival in a significant move that aims to break a protracted…
ROME -- Former Venice Film Festival topper Marco Mueller is being backed by Italy's motion picture association ANICA to head the Rome Film Festival, in a significant move that aims to break a…
On July 21, 2001, during the Genoa G8 summit, British journalist Mark Covell was beaten to a pulp and left for dead, bleeding on the ground outside the Diaz Pascoli school amid hundreds of Italian…
ROME -- Film admissions across the European Union dipped slightly to 960 million tickets sold in 2011, earning an estimated $8 billion, thanks mostly to a memorable Gallic year and more muscular…
ROME -- News Corp.'s Italian paybox Sky Italia saw significant growth in the last quarter despite the country's economic crisis, which is instead impacting rival Mediaset Premium.
ROME -- U.S. film critic Deborah Young has ankled as artistic director of Italy's Taormina Film Festival.