ITALICS Dec. 30, 2015: Tomie DePaola and Mario Sesti interviewed by Lucia Grillo



ITALICS closes its 2015 season with story time: Tomie dePaola reads from his classic tale, “Strega Nona” – beloved by children and adults alike, celebrating its 40th Anniversary. Tomie, as the legendary author is known to fans, chats with Lucia Grillo at BAM – Brooklyn Academy of Music. Italian documentarian and critic, founder of Roma Cinema Fest, Mario Sesti talks to Lucia Grillo about the representation of women and exposé of misogyny in Pietrangeli’s films. ITALICS continues its “investigation” of the “new Italian Americans” in an interview with Alessandro Parrello: actor, producer, and founder of West 46th Magazine.