May 11, 2012

"Anti-Italianism" Documentary at the IAM

The Italian Americam Museum Presents: 
"Anti-Italianism: Discrimination and Defamation in the History of Italian Americans"

Thursday, May 17 (6:30pm)
Suggested donation of $10

Featuring introductions by:

Dr. Manny Alfano

André DiMino
Past National President of UNICO National

Anti-Italianism: Discrimination and Defamation in the History of Italian Americans is a 30-minute documentary filmed at an international conference held at Seton Hall University.  Featuring actors Joe Piscopo and Tony LoBianco along with many scholars, writers, politicians and community leaders, the documentary introduces the American public to the discrimination faced by early Italian immigrants (which included gang violence and lynchings), and to the social and psychological impact that the stereotyping of Italian Americans still has today, especially on young people.

155 Mulberry Street, New York, NY 10013
(Corner of Mulberry and Grand Streets)

To reserve a place for this event, please call the Italian American Museum at (212) 965-9000 or email:

Reprinted from the Italian American Museum press release

Also See:
The Unacknowledged Prejudice: Anti-Italian Sentiment in Modern America