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With triple digit temperatures, the weather is just too hot to be outdoors. Why not take time to catch up on some great Italian movies? Here’s a list of the “best,” according to some movie critics. Enjoy.

Best Italian Movies:

La vita e Bella (Life is Beautiful)
iL Postino (The Postman)
Cinema Paradiso (Paradise Cinema)
La Dolce Vita (The Sweet Life)

Best Set in Italy:

Roman Holiday
The Talented Mr. Ripley
Malena
A Room with a View

Best Italian Dramas:

Godfather
Godfather II
Casino
Goodfellas

Our Italian Heritage

We are part of the estimated 26 million Americans of Italian heritage, dedicated to promoting and preserving our culture, our traditions, our language, and the legacy of our ancestors. We are sons and daughters, grandmothers and grandfathers. We are corporate executives and
we are union members …students and retirees…teachers and attorneys…doctors and firefighters…bakers and Wall Street brokers…and everything in between. We are committed to our community and serving others, and we are proud and patriotic
Americans of Italian heritage.

Our Italian Heritage

We are part of the estimated 26 million Americans of Italian heritage, dedicated to promoting and preserving our culture, our traditions, our language, and the legacy of our ancestors. We are sons and daughters, grandmothers and grandfathers. We are corporate executives and
we are union members …students and retirees…teachers and attorneys…doctors and firefighters…bakers and Wall Street brokers…and everything in between. We are committed to our community and serving others, and we are proud and patriotic
Americans of Italian heritage.

Important Dates

Tuesday, August 9th

Sons of Italy Heritage Club monthly meeting
Ernest’s Orleans Restaurant 6:30pm

 

Monday, August 15th

Day of Assumption of the Blessed Mother

 

Saturday, August 20th

Chef Appreciation Day

2022 Meetings

August, Tuesday
08/09/22

September, Tuesday
09/13/22

October, Tuesday
10/11/22

November, Tuesday
11/08/22

December, Sunday
12/04/22
Christmas Party

Sons of Italy Meets 2nd Tuesday of each month at 6:30pm

Ernest’s Orleans Restaurant
1601 N. Spring Street
Shreveport, LA 71101
318-226-1325

Pasta Alla Norma


Sicilian Pasta

Founded in 1982

The Sons of Italy Heritage Club was founded in 1982 by a group of citizens of Italian heritage, whose grandparents were members of the Italia Moderna Society, a benevolent society of Italian (mostly Sicilian) immigrants that dates back to 1906.

Charitable

We are a 501C3 organization of men and women, dedicated to promoting and preserving our Italian heritage and its culture, traditions, language, and the legacy of our ancestors. We are sons and daughters, grandmothers and grandfathers. We are corporate executives and we are homemakers.…teachers and attorneys….. bakers and stock market brokers …students and retirees…doctors and firefighters.…and everything in between. We are committed to our community and serving others.  Since our formation almost 40 years ago, our contributors have given generously and put in countless work hours dedicated to the betterment of our community and the benefit of others in need.

You Are Benvenuto

Women have always shared equal rights with men in the Sons of Italy Heritage Club of Shreveport-Bossier City.  Consideration for membership is open to any gender, age, religion and profession. You don’t even have to be Italian to join!  Many of our most faithful members are not of Italian heritage, but proudly wear our name.  Whether you are of Italian heritage or simply have a love for things Italian and want to make a difference in your community, you are welcome.