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==General Resources==
==General Resources==
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Italian Cinema: A Bibliography of Books and Articles in the UC Berkeley Libraries  
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*[http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/MRC/italianfilmbib.html Italian Cinema: A Bibliography of Books and Articles in the UC Berkeley Libraries]
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Provides an extensive list of works in in both English and Italian about Italian cinema in general, as well as on specific filmmakers.   
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::Provides an extensive list of works in both English and Italian about Italian cinema in general, as well as on specific filmmakers.   
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Cinecittà  
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*[http://www.cinecitta.com/index.asp Cinecittà]
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Cinecittà studios opened in in Rome in1937. It is considered to be the center of Italian film production. It's site acts as a portal to the Italian film industry with information on upcoming festivals, films, and events, but also interviews with prominent figures in the the industry. It also offers access to its journal, Rivista Cinecittà.
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::Cinecittà studios opened in in Rome in 1937. It is considered to be the center of Italian film production. Its site acts as a portal to the Italian film industry with information on upcoming festivals, films, and events, but also features interviews with prominent figures in the industry. It offers online access to its journal, ''Rivista Cinecittà''.
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La Repubblica: Cinema Page  
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*[http://www.repubblica.it/cinema_dvd/index.html La Repubblica: Cinema Page]
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One of Italy's leading newspapers, its section on Spettacoli & Cultura contains a wealth of information on current films.  
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::One of Italy's leading newspapers.  Its section on ''Spettacoli & Cultura'' contains a wealth of information on current films.
==Institutions & Associations==
==Institutions & Associations==
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Cinethes
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*[http://www.ips.it/cinethes/home.html Cinethes]
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A project that aims to make the national Italian film archives available online. At the moment only the following archives are available: Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia, Cineteca Nazionale, Centro Audiovisivo della Regione Lazio, Mediateca della Regione Toscana and the Archivio Audiovisivo del Movimento Operaio.
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::A project that aims to make the national Italian film archives available online. At the moment only the following archives are available: Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia, Cineteca Nazionale, Centro Audiovisivo della Regione Lazio, Mediateca della Regione Toscana and the Archivio Audiovisivo del Movimento Operaio.
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ANICA  
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*[http://www.anica.it/ ANICA]
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Associazione Nazionale Industrie Cinematografiche Audiovisive e Multimediali's site offers  information on existing legislation in the cinema sector, festivals, statistics, education and training. It also, contains links on European film organized by country. Its archive currently allows you to search for films from 1905-2005 by title and for films after 1990 there is also a person search.
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::Associazione Nazionale Industrie Cinematografiche Audiovisive e Multimediali's site offers  information on existing legislation in the cinema sector, festivals, statistics, education and training. It also contains links on European film organized by country. Its archive currently allows you to search for films from 1905-2005 by title and for films after 1990 by personal names.
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Direzione Generale Cinema  
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*[http://www.cinema.beniculturali.it/ Direzione Generale Cinema]
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The official website of the Direzione Generale Cinema provided by the Ministero per i Beni e le Attività Culturali.
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::The official website of the Direzione Generale Cinema provided by the ''Ministero per i Beni e le Attività Culturali''.
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Istituto Luce  
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*[http://www.luce.it/ Istituto Luce]
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Italy's oldest public institution for the diffusion of film for didactic and informational purposes. Its site acts as an online archive of film footage covering major historical and political events of the twentieth century. It has thousands of cinema newsreels and documentaries available to view using Windows Media Player
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::Italy's oldest public institution for the diffusion of film for didactic and informational purposes. Its site acts as an online archive of film footage covering major historical and political events of the twentieth century. It has thousands of cinema newsreels and documentaries available to view using Windows Media Player
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Cineteca del Comune di Bologna
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*[http://www.cinetecadibologna.it/ Cineteca del Comune di Bologna]
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The Cineteca was set up by the city of Bologna with the objective of finding and restoring old films, producing new films, organizing festivals, and providing information and research facilities for film scholars. The site allows access to its OPAC.
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::The Cineteca was set up by the city of Bologna with the objective of finding and restoring old films, producing new films, organizing festivals, and providing information and research facilities for film scholars. The site allows access to its OPAC.
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National Cinema Museum
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*[http://www.museonazionaledelcinema.it/ National Cinema Museum]
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Located in Turin the museum is the only one of its kind in Italy. It's website offers primarily information on its collections and current exhibits and projects but it also provides access to it its journal Museo Nazionale del Cinema: la rivista del cinema.
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::Located in Turin, the museum is the only one of its kind in Italy. Its website offers primarily information on the museum collections and current exhibits and projects but it also provides access to it its journal ''Museo Nazionale del Cinema: la rivista del cinema''.  
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Instituto Stensen Firenze
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Jesuit institute founded in 1959. This site maintains news on cinema and schedules revolving cultural activities on cinema, conferences, and courses on film.  
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*[http://www.stensen.org/ Instituto Stensen Firenze]
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::Jesuit institute founded in 1959. This site maintains news on cinema and schedules for cinematic cultural activities, conferences, and film courses.
==Online Magazines==
==Online Magazines==
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Tempi Moderni one of the best Italian online magazines on film and home video that contains reviews, books, soundtracks, and images.
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*[http://www.tempimoderni.com/ Tempi Moderni]
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::One of the best Italian online magazines on film and home video that contains reviews, books, soundtracks, and images.
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Halcinema is an online film magazine from Florence.  
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*[http://cinema.dada.net/ Halcinema]
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::A born-digital film magazine from Florence.  
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Film & Chips  is a film magazine that collects film reviews from Italian and foreign press (including Variety and Cahiers du cinéma, in Italian translation).
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*[http://www.iann.it/film/ Film & Chips]  
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::A film magazine that collects film reviews from the Italian and foreign press (including ''Variety'' and ''Cahiers du cinéma'' in Italian translation).
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FilmCritica is print journal but its homepage offers full-text access to the most significant articles from each issue.  
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*[http://www.filmcritica.com/home.htm FilmCritica]
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::The homepage offers full-text access to the most significant articles from each print issue.  
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Close-up the online version of print journal that includes a selection of articles on film, theater, and television.
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*[http://www.close-up.it/ Close-up]
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::The online version of a print journal that includes a selection of articles on film, theater, and television.  
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Ottoemezzo online Italian magazine of cinematographic criticism and news.  
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*[http://www.ottoemezzo.it/ Ottoemezzo]
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::Online Italian magazine of cinematographic criticism and news.
==Film Databases==
==Film Databases==
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Internet Movie Database (IMDB)
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*[http://italy.imdb.com/ Internet Movie Database (IMDB)]
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Contains information all types of international films, including casts, varying titles, and reviews.  
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::Contains information on all types of international films, including names of cast, variant titles, and reviews.  
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Anica: Archivio del Cinema Italiano 1905-2005
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*[http://www.anica.it/archivio.htm Anica: Archivio del Cinema Italiano 1905-2005]
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My Movies  
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*[http://www.mymovies.it/ My Movies]
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Contains information all types of international films, including casts, varying titles, and reviews.  
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::Contains information on all types of international films.
==Festivals==
==Festivals==
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CineFestival, an Italian website dedicated to film festivals.
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*[http://www.cinefestival.it/ CineFestival]
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::An Italian website dedicated to film festivals.
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Venice Film Festival is Italy's most internationally renowned and prominent festival.  
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*[http://www.labiennale.org/it/cinema/ Venice Film Festival]
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::Site of Italy's most internationally renowned and prominent festival.  
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Locarno Film Festival, claims to be "one of the world's six top festivals" devoted to the promotion of new filmmakers who have been recognized internationally. Contains useful links about the festival.
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*[http://www.pardo.ch/1998/filmprg/r766.html Locarno Film Festival]
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::Claims to be "one of the world's six top festivals" devoted to the promotion of new filmmakers who have been recognized internationally. Contains useful links about the festival.
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Festival Internazionale del Cortometraggio, takes place in Siena in November.  
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*[http://www.cortoitaliacinema.com/index1.html Festival Internazionale del Cortometraggio]
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::Festival for short films takes place in Siena each November.  
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Genova Film Festival, belongs to the Cultural Association DAUNBAILO located in Luguria, founded in 1997 to promote cinematographic culture of the region. This festival is considered one of the best festivals in Italy.
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*[http://www.genovafilmfestival.it/(k5dwagfvwp3wks2h4wxvto45)/index.aspx?sectionid=0.1.3 Genova Film Festival]
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::Sponsored by the Cultural Association DAUNBAILO located in Luguria and founded in 1997 to promote cinematographic culture of the region. This festival is considered one of the best festivals in Italy.
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Documentary in Europe, official site for producers, filmmakers, professionals, and experts organized under the Association FERT and the European Documentary from Southern Europe.  
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*[http://www.docineurope.org/ Documentary in Europe]
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::Official site for producers, filmmakers, professionals, and experts organized under the Association FERT and the European Documentary from Southern Europe.
==Actors & Directors==
==Actors & Directors==
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Italica site maintained by Italy's state run television and radio stations, RAI, that provides an array of interesting resources, including film. Some of the resources are available in English or Spanish but view the site in Italian if you want access to all the information.  
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*[http://www.italica.rai.it Italica]
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::Site maintained by Italy's state television and radio stations, RAI.  It provides an array of interesting resources, including film. Some of the resources are available in English or Spanish, but view the site in Italian if you want access to all the information.
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Dario Argento, this site is exclusively about Italy's most famous director of horror films. It includes biographical information, a database of films, links, and reviews.   
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*[http://www.dark-dreams.co.uk/ Dark Dreams: Dario Argento]
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::Exclusively about Italy's most famous director of horror films. It includes biographical information, a database of films, links, and reviews.   
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Foundation Fellini official site dedicated to the work and life of Federico Fellini.  
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*[http://www.federicofellini.it/ Fondazione Fellini]
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::Official site dedicated to the life and works of Federico Fellini.  
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Nanni Moretti this site offers information on each of his films.  
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*[http://nannimoretti.altervista.org/ Nanni Moretti]
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::Offering information on each of his films.  
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Pier Paolo Pasolini, site for the Centro Studi Pier Paolo Pasolini of the Friuli. Another site with links and information on Pasolini and his works is the Pagine Cosare.  
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*[http://www.centrostudipierpaolopasolinicasarsa.it/ Pier Paolo Pasolini]
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::Site for the ''Centro Studi Pier Paolo Pasolini''.  
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::Another site with links and information on Pasolini and his works is the [http://www.pasolini.net/index00.html Pagine Cosare].  
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Roberto Rosselini official site, created and maintained by Istituto MetaCultura - Fondazione Rossellini - Italian Film Institute. Links to a special site commemorating 100 years since his birth.  
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*[http://www.robertorossellini.it/ Roberto Rosselini] official site
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::Created and maintained by ''Istituto MetaCultura - Fondazione Rossellini'' of the Italian Film Institute. Links to a special site commemorating 100 years since his birth.  
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Luchino Visconti website entirely dedicated to his life and works.  
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*[http://www.luchinovisconti.net/ Luchino Visconti] website  
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::Entirely dedicated to life and works of Visconti.  
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Michelangelo Antonioni, an archive that offers a filmography, a forum, books on the director, and essays.  
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*[http://www.littlerabbit.com/antonioni/ Michelangelo Antonioni]
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::An archive that offers a filmography, forum, books on the director, and essays.  
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Vittorio de Sica, official site of the Amici di Vittorio de Sica whose main objective is the restoration of his films; however the site  is currently under construction.  
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*[http://www.desica.com/ Vittorio de Sica]
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::Official site of the ''Amici di Vittorio de Sica'', whose main objective is the restoration of his films; however the site  is currently under construction.  
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Roberto Benigni, unofficial page devoted to the actor with an archive, links on his personal life, and his works. This webpage contains search engines.
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*[http://www.tuttobenigni.it/ Roberto Benigni]
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::Unofficial page devoted to the actor with an archive, links on his personal life and his works. This webpage contains search engines.
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*[http://www.marcellomastroianni.com/ Macarello Mastroianni]
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::Marcello Mastroianni (1924-1996) was one of the most popular international stars in movie history.
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General Resources

Provides an extensive list of works in both English and Italian about Italian cinema in general, as well as on specific filmmakers.
Cinecittà studios opened in in Rome in 1937. It is considered to be the center of Italian film production. Its site acts as a portal to the Italian film industry with information on upcoming festivals, films, and events, but also features interviews with prominent figures in the industry. It offers online access to its journal, Rivista Cinecittà.
One of Italy's leading newspapers. Its section on Spettacoli & Cultura contains a wealth of information on current films.


Institutions & Associations

A project that aims to make the national Italian film archives available online. At the moment only the following archives are available: Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia, Cineteca Nazionale, Centro Audiovisivo della Regione Lazio, Mediateca della Regione Toscana and the Archivio Audiovisivo del Movimento Operaio.
Associazione Nazionale Industrie Cinematografiche Audiovisive e Multimediali's site offers information on existing legislation in the cinema sector, festivals, statistics, education and training. It also contains links on European film organized by country. Its archive currently allows you to search for films from 1905-2005 by title and for films after 1990 by personal names.
The official website of the Direzione Generale Cinema provided by the Ministero per i Beni e le Attività Culturali.
Italy's oldest public institution for the diffusion of film for didactic and informational purposes. Its site acts as an online archive of film footage covering major historical and political events of the twentieth century. It has thousands of cinema newsreels and documentaries available to view using Windows Media Player
The Cineteca was set up by the city of Bologna with the objective of finding and restoring old films, producing new films, organizing festivals, and providing information and research facilities for film scholars. The site allows access to its OPAC.
Located in Turin, the museum is the only one of its kind in Italy. Its website offers primarily information on the museum collections and current exhibits and projects but it also provides access to it its journal Museo Nazionale del Cinema: la rivista del cinema.
Jesuit institute founded in 1959. This site maintains news on cinema and schedules for cinematic cultural activities, conferences, and film courses.

Online Magazines

One of the best Italian online magazines on film and home video that contains reviews, books, soundtracks, and images.
A born-digital film magazine from Florence.
A film magazine that collects film reviews from the Italian and foreign press (including Variety and Cahiers du cinéma in Italian translation).
The homepage offers full-text access to the most significant articles from each print issue.
The online version of a print journal that includes a selection of articles on film, theater, and television.
Online Italian magazine of cinematographic criticism and news.

Film Databases

Contains information on all types of international films, including names of cast, variant titles, and reviews.
Contains information on all types of international films.


Festivals

An Italian website dedicated to film festivals.
Site of Italy's most internationally renowned and prominent festival.
Claims to be "one of the world's six top festivals" devoted to the promotion of new filmmakers who have been recognized internationally. Contains useful links about the festival.
Festival for short films takes place in Siena each November.
Sponsored by the Cultural Association DAUNBAILO located in Luguria and founded in 1997 to promote cinematographic culture of the region. This festival is considered one of the best festivals in Italy.
Official site for producers, filmmakers, professionals, and experts organized under the Association FERT and the European Documentary from Southern Europe.


Actors & Directors

Site maintained by Italy's state television and radio stations, RAI. It provides an array of interesting resources, including film. Some of the resources are available in English or Spanish, but view the site in Italian if you want access to all the information.
Exclusively about Italy's most famous director of horror films. It includes biographical information, a database of films, links, and reviews.
Official site dedicated to the life and works of Federico Fellini.
Offering information on each of his films.
Site for the Centro Studi Pier Paolo Pasolini.
Another site with links and information on Pasolini and his works is the Pagine Cosare.
Created and maintained by Istituto MetaCultura - Fondazione Rossellini of the Italian Film Institute. Links to a special site commemorating 100 years since his birth.
Entirely dedicated to life and works of Visconti.
An archive that offers a filmography, forum, books on the director, and essays.
Official site of the Amici di Vittorio de Sica, whose main objective is the restoration of his films; however the site is currently under construction.
Unofficial page devoted to the actor with an archive, links on his personal life and his works. This webpage contains search engines.
Marcello Mastroianni (1924-1996) was one of the most popular international stars in movie history.

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