Italian School of Languages and Cultures

Italian Cinema Links

Artemotore.com: A very useful Italian portal to world cinema: films, facts, history, people, reviews

The Internet Movie Database: Everything you want to know about virtually every film ever made.

Epinions Foreign Films Italian Videos & DVDs: Reviews and Prices

TLA Video.com: Italian DVDs and Videos available in the US

Italian Cinema at the University of Toronto: A useful Canadian research tool

Italian Cinema: Italian Studies Web

Mymovies.it: Il cinema dalla parte del pubblico: A major source of information about world cinema in Italian. It claims to have information somewhat analogous to what one finds on IMDB on all films from 1895 to the present. You can also purchase films and download them. Its search features are quite user-friendly and rapid.

Artemotore.com
A very useful Italian portal to world cinema: films, facts, history, people, reviews.

Biographies
Biographies of famous persons in all endeavors, including 159 directors, producers, and actors from around the world (in Italian).

Cincecittà
The official site of the major Italian film studios (in Italian).

Cinema e spettacolo: Tutti i siti premiati
A selection of Italian award-winning websites dedicated to cinema and entertainment.

Cinema Italiano
Useful resources on the better known Italian films and directors. Includes brief essays, photographs, and designs (in Italian).

Cinema Magazine (Rivista del Cinematografo)
Internet version of Rivista del Cinematografo (Cinema Magazine), originally founded in 1928. It appears to replace Banca Dati del Cinema Mondiale, no longer available online, as the most useful Italian language site for information that is not available anywhere in English - or perhaps in any language. There are numerous short reviews of even "minor" films as well as essential cast information.

Cinematografo
Major Italian film journal (in Italian).

Epinions Foreign Films: Italian Videos & DVDs

Felliniana Archive (Don Young)
The Don Young Felliniana Archive is a celebration of the life and work of Federico Fellini. Eventually it will include over 5,000 rare posters, stills, books, magazines, music, etc. It will be viewable online as a virutal gallery. It also features current news and information on Fellini's continuing influence on culture, high and low, as well as other interesting news such as DVD releasees, film festivals, memorials, etc.

Internet Bookshop Italia
A very useful Italian source of Italian films on video and DVD, frequently at significantly discounted prices (in Italian).

Istituto Luce
A very useful research tool particularly because of its archives. It includes texts and film clips (in Italian).

Italica
A brief history of Italian film online, with frequent updates on the latest Italian films (in Italian).

RAI TV
This is the Italian RAI TV "on demand." With a broadband connection you can download films, film clips, TV programs, documentaries, news programs, horoscopes, sports, etc.

TLAvideo.com
Italian DVDs and videos available in the U.S.

Tutto per internet: Cinema - Riviste e recensioni
This mini-portal links to 48 Italian e-journals dedicated primarily to Italian and European cinema.

World Festival of Italian Films (Italy)
Another extensive American source of Italian films on video and DVD.

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