William Medici to host gala opening for the New York City International Film Festival

  William Medici is set to host this year’s black-tie gala opening night for the New York City International Film Festival.   NYCIFF is celebraing the eighth year with over 2,300 submissions from 34 countries. Said William Medici, “This is a wonderful opportunity for independent filmmakers to showcase their films in the media capital of the world.”… Read More →

Dolce Set To Do Robust Business at the Cannes Film Market (Le Marche du Film)

  Dolce will once again be heading to the Cannes Film Market representing films from more than 12 countries. William Medici, President & Founder of Dolce said “Cannes along with EFM are the two most important film markets there are. Cannes brings buyers from every market across the globe.”   He’s not alone in thinking the importance… Read More →

The National Italian American Foundation’s Annual New York Gala

Once again, Dolce was on-hand to cover the National Italian American Foundation’s annual New York Gala at Cipriani in New York City. The foundation (NIAF) honored members from the Italian-American community including Anthony Scaramucci, SkyBridge Capital founder and advisor to President Donald J. Trump. Vincent A. Cino, Chairman, Jackson Lewis P.C., Cooking with Nonna host and author,… Read More →

GLADIO Looking For Limited Television Series

William Medici is looking to set-up GLADIO as a limited television series from an original screenplay he wrote. Based on true events, Gladio is in the vein of “All The President’s Men” and “Spy Game” and the “The Best of Youth.”   The film centers on the relationship between the U.S and Italy where the operation was… Read More →

Rosi’s ‘Fire at Sea’ is Italy’s Oscar contender

Gianfranco Rosi’s ‘Fuocoammare’ is Italy’s contender for the best foreign language film at the 2017 Oscars. The movie was selected on Monday from a field of seven by a committee at the offices of film industry association ANICA.   ‘Fuocoammare’ (Fire At Sea) is a documentary about Italian migrant stepping-stone island Lampedusa. It looks at the lives… Read More →

Shooting in Cinecittà, 70 years of Film – Part of Permanent Exhibit as Rome’s Studio City

  A new permanent exhibition chronicling 70 years of filmmaking history opens Saturday at Rome’s Cinecittà film studio complex. The eight-part exhibit titled Shooting in Cinecittà includes over 120 movies, 300 photos, costumes, set designs, and some 60 documentaries covering the decades from 1937-1990.   Beginning with historic and Fascist propaganda films from the late 1930s, the… Read More →

Symposium shows Italy in the White House

  A symposium in the US capital on Tuesday highlighted the many influences Italy has had on the White House through the centuries, from Cicero’s ideal of the gentleman politician to the concept of equality espoused by Filippo Mazzei, which influenced Thomas Jefferson in guiding the nation’s founding principles.   The symposium “Italy in the White House:… Read More →

There’s nothing better than a good pasta dish to celebrate a new day. So enter with us our Cucine d’Italia Experience and enjoy!

In September, we caught up with the Cucine d’Italia Experience, a two-day gastronomic extravaganza held at the newly restored Farneto Workshops (Officine Farneto) in Rome, Italy.   Watch the video   Reminiscent of a modern day bacchanalia, the feast-bound foodies became happily intoxicated by the medley of intense aromas: from the sweets of Amaretti Della Valle and I confetti di… Read More →

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