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Debunking Hollywood's
Italian Stereotypes
and Myths
An introduction to the web site, explaining its purpose of providing facts to refute the multiple myths and stereotypes put forth in Hollywood films
A collection of examples drawn from particular films indicating common distortions or stereotypes, alongside refutations
A listing of the many ways in which Italian Americans have made positive and lasting contributions to American life
Articles promoting Italian American life
An invitation to join The Italic Institute, an organization which includes as its goals fighting myths and stereotypes in the media
A brief description of the career and current projects of the presenter of the web site
A short video documentary that illustrates our main points about Hollywood's continuing mistreatment of Italian Americans.
Presented by Bill Dal Cerro   Copyright 2001