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  • Easter, the gardener's version

    But Mary stood without at the sepulchre weeping: and as she wept, she stooped down, and looked into the sepulchre, And seeth two angels in white sitting, the one at the head, and the other at the feet, where the body of Jesus had lain. And they say unto...
  • Of Athens and Jerusalem

    Dear Scholar, It was wholly a pleasure to get your thoughts about the current debate over illegal immigrants and how to approach the nettlesome challenge they represent to us -- and we to them. It was good of you to rehearse some classical history...
  • Go away with Blair Underwood

    Go away with Blair Underwood
    Fans are used to seeing Blair Underwood playing a variety of roles: a hotshot attorney ("L.A. Law"), a charismatic doctor ("Sex and the City") and a ruthless businessman ("Dirty Sexy Money"). But in the new NBC series "Ironside," Underwood tackles the...
  • Go away with Sophie Flack

    Go away with Sophie Flack
    In her debut novel, "Bunheads," Sophie Flack writes with an insider's knowledge about the world of ballet. A former ballerina with the New York City Ballet, the 28-year-old artist, author and college student writes of an environment where surreal beauty...
  • Rome To Open With Italo Laffer 'Fifth Wheel'

    The Rome Film Festival will open with Italo laffer "The Fifth Wheel," by frequent hitmaker Giovanni Veronesi, produced by Warner Bros. Entertainment Italia and Fandango. Touted as being in the classic Italian comedy vein, "Wheel" stars Elio Germano ("...
  • Italy Renews Production Tax Incentives, Including for Foreign Films

    The Italian government has approved a decree renewing the country's film production incentives, including a 25% tax credit for foreign productions. The crucial vote follows the recent loss of millions of dollars in foreign spend in Italy for fear that...
  • Carlo Lizzani, Director and Former Venice Festival Topper, Falls to His Death

    Italian director, screenwriter, and critic Carlo Lizzani, who was Oscar-nominated in 1950 as co-writer of neo-realist classic "Bitter Rice," went on to direct dozens of films, and in the late 1970s relaunched the Venice Film Festival as its artistic...
  • ABC Options Remake Rights To Italo Cross-Media 'Imperfect Mom' (EXCLUSIVE)

    ROME - ABC Studios have optioned remake rights to groundbreaking Italian cross-platform sitcom "An Imperfect Mom," which is currently airing in prime-time on pubacaster RAI after being a hit on the web in Italy. Conceived, written, and directed by Ivan...
  • Rome Fest To Honor Aleksei German Posthumously

    The Rome Film Festival will honor late Russian auteur Aleksei Yuryevich German with its Lifetime Achievement Award, given posthumouslyn prior to the world preem of his last film "Hard To Be a God" The award will be accepted by both Svetlana Karmalita,...
  • Disney's 'Planes' To Fly Into Italy From Rome's Alice in The City

    Disney's "Planes" will launch into Italy as the opener of the Rome Film Festival's independantly-run Alice in the City kiddie pics' section which has unveiled a rich lineup with a strong Gallic accent. The 3D "Cars" spinoff will get Rome red carpet...
  • African leaders call for International Criminal Court immunity

    African leaders call for International Criminal Court immunity
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - African Union leaders Saturday said that no sitting African leader should face trial by the International Criminal Court for heinous crimes. But African opponents failed to win support for a mass withdrawal from the ICC at...
  • Rome Fest Unveils Rich Lineup Mix

    Rome Film Festival topper Marco Mueller has unveiled a rich lineup mixing crowdpleasers with more esoteric fare and comprising recent standouts and world preems that include new works by Jonathan Demme, Isabel Coixet, and U.S. multi-hyphenate Mark...