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CVI • N. 10 • GIOVEDÌ 6 MARZO 2014 • THURSDAY, MARCH 6, 2014 FACEBOOK.COM/ITALOAMERICANONEWSPAPER italoamericano.com $ 1.20 DATED MATERIAL - DO NOT DELAY Continued on page 15 The winner is 'The Great Beauty': Italy won the 11th Oscar with Sorrentino He got it. Director Paolo Sorrentino brought home the Academy Award for the best foreign language film. A glori- ous career for his "The Great Beauty" after the Golden Globe, the European Film Awards Efa, and the British Academy Film Awards Bafta. In a tweet, Italian Premier Matteo Renzi said the win is a mark of "Italian pride", reflect- ing the front page of every national daily newspaper. Continued on page 15 Continued on page 16 Continua a pagina 2 Who says that turning 106 nec- essarily means being old? At this age, L'Italo-Americano still looks young and fresh, constantly rein- venting itself and improving, in order to move with the times. The newspaper proves this every day, and in particular it did it on the occasion of the long-awaited Anniversary Gala that took place on Saturday, March 1, 2014, at A wonderful night in Venice with L'Italo-Americano Paolo Sorrentino poses with the award for best foreign language film of the year for "The Great Beauty" with Toni Servillo. Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP Actor Toni Servillo, director Paolo Sorrentino and producer Nicola Giuliano accept the best foreign language film award for 'The Great Beauty' Consul General Giusepper Perrone acknowledges Mr. Robert J. Barbera.. Photo: Massimiliano Leanza SILVIA SIMONETTI Casa Italiana. Recreating the magic atmos- phere of the Italian city of Venice and its famous Carnival, the venue was elegantly decorat- ed with colorful mask and floral centerpieces, and prepared to host over 100 guests among the friends, readers, subscribers, supporters, and sponsors of the paper. In their presence, L'Italo- Americano celebrated an out- standing and successful career, and its crucial role as a reliable and qualified source of informa- tion for the Italian American community, was acknowledged by many representatives of the Institutions and major organiza- tions in attendance. Among them were Consul General of Italy in Los Angeles Giuseppe Perrone, Federated Italo-Americans of Southern California President Ann Potenza, IALA President With this award, Italy has won its eleventh prize since foreign language film became a com- petitive category in 1956, the most ever for any country. The La Grande Bellezza, come dice il suo regista, racconta un'Italia di bellezza trascurata. Il Paese che più di ogni altro raccoglie un patrimonio artistico, architettoni- co, paesaggistico, storico e mo- numentale unico al mondo, conti- nua tristemente a non valorizzare i suoi tesori. A Pompei c'è stato l'ennesimo crollo causato più da un'incuria recidiva e irresponsabile, dall'in- capacità di prendersi cura di una Nell'orgoglio di un film la trascuratezza di un Paese BARBARA MINAFRA

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