Momenti Siciliani

Calogero Ricciardello e' un talentuoso videomaker Siciliano che ha lavorato ampiamente in Europa e Australia durante il decennio passato. Attualmente si e' stabilito a Bologna dove ha studiato film making alla storica Universita' di Bologna. Nonostante abbia lavorato in tutto il mondo Calogero non ha mai dimenticato la sua isola nativa, e il suo nuovo…

The fantasy of Cinepanettone and Fantaghirò

Apart from the usual annual preparations for Christmas like the tediousness of gift buying, yuletide menu planning and gift wrapping there is the tradition of the Christmas movie. Everyone has their favorite whether it be a black and white Jimmy Stewart classic, a kitsch Father Christmas tale, the Grinch that stole Christmas or endless tired…

Literary Islands: Giovanni Verga

  Most language students who study Italian at university level are familiar with Giovanni Verga as his short stories in the simple realist style are a perfect introduction to Italian Literature as they are easy for first year students to follow. Verga’s short tale Cavalleria Rusticana was made into an opera libretto which together with…