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La Nostra Voce: FILM FORUM WINNERS FEATURE MILITARY HEROISM AND THE ITALIAN SPIRIT

“This is an inspiring story of how the beauty of both the Italian language and Italian American culture can enrich the lives of non-Italians who choose to embrace them as their own.” – La Nostra Voce

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The Georgetowner

Honoree and acclaimed television host and chef, Lidia Bastianich, was among six awardees at the annual National Italian American Foundation Gala held at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park Oct. 13. Chef Bastianich spoke of actor Sophia Loren who coined the … Continue reading

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Niaf 43rd Anniversary Gala in Review

The nation’s premier Italian American gathering, this year’s NIAF Gala was presented by the 2018 NIAF Region of Honor, Puglia; so, the weekend’s theme was Pugliese, from wines and cuisine to décor and dancing. Highlighting the schedule of events was … Continue reading

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Capturing Italian America Through Moving Pictures

The best and brightest filmmakers are bringing their visions of Italian America into focus this fall. The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) and Italian Sons and Daughters of America (ISDA) are excited to announce the 2018 grant finalists for The Russo Brothers Italian … Continue reading

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The Russo Brothers Italian American Film Forum Grant Selections for 2018

The Selection Committee is pleased to announce the grant recipients for The Russo Brothers Italian American Film Forum, an initiative to fund films depicting and exploring the Italian American experience for the benefit of future generations. . . Click here … Continue reading

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