FIBS Academists join director Roberto Angotti for Rome premiere of Russo Brothers Italian American Film Forum Award-winning documentary

At the invitation of We the Italians founder and president Umberto Mucci, Italian American Baseball Family director and producer Roberto Angotti traveled to Italy to share his Russo Brothers Italian American Film Forum Award-winning documentary with an enthusiastic audience at the Center for American Studies in Rome on September 26, 2018.

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From left to right: Luis Hernandez Aguila, John Cortese, Manuel Maglio, Marco Artitzu, Daniele Di Monte, Roberto Angotti, Leonardo Menoni, Niccolo Cinelli, Lemba Della Salandra, and Ettore Giulianelli

Among those in attendance were representatives from Federazione Italiana Baseball Softball (FIBS). FIBS Academy head coach and residence coordinator John Cortese was accompanied by pitching coach Luis Hernandez Aguila and seven FIBS Academists currently enrolled for the 2018/2019 academic year at the new FIBS Academy Acquacetosa on the campus of the CONI “Giulio Onesti” Olympic Training Center in Rome, Italy.

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From left to right: Roberto Angotti, Umberto Mucci, Marco Landi, and Stefano Luconi

Immediately following the screening of the movie, Italian American Baseball Family producer Roberto Angotti was joined by FIBS Marketing and Communication Director Marco Landi and University of Padova Professor of American Studies Stefano Luconi for a panel discussion. We the Italians’ Umberto Mucci served as moderator and helped facilitate questions from the audience and responses from the panelists.

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