Arbëreshë Oral Storytelling with George Richard Manus

George Manus, 85, and his brother Ronald, 87, (family’s original name was Minici) are the last living relatives in the family that have memories of the Arbëreshë language and stories, songs, and old passed-down refrains or sayings from their grandparents who were born in Vaccarizzo Albanese, also known as Vakarici, in Calabria, and immigrated to America.

Andrew Kaczynski

Andrew Kaczynski To Arbëreshë in the Coming Times

Andrew Kaczynski joined by Prof. Françesco Altimari, Prof. Matteo Mandalà, Prof. Nicola Scaldaferri in a conversation organized and moderated by Albanian Institute director Dino Korca. This virtual seminar convened the foremost contemporary scholars of Arbëreshë and Albanalogy to discuss culture, literature, music, history and heritage, and to encourage a better appreciation of values and time-honored traditions of the Arbëreshë people.


A Moment for Courage

While it is impossible to know how long this situation will last, I know we will come through on the other side. When that great day comes, I will be there to welcome you to a new gathering in a new world.

Broken April

Broken April

Deep in the mountains, a young man is caught up in a blood feud that has plagued his family for generations. With one month to live, he must make an impossible choice: break the cycle to fight for love, or surrender to fate.