This topic is designed to provide students with background knowledge of the historical and artistic developments that have characterised Italian cinema in the last fifty years; however, the segment provides an overview of the main currents and genres, from silent film to the "white telephones" films of the Fascist era, from world-acclaimed Neorealism to the Commedia all italiana, from the great masters of the 1960s to the award-winning works of later directors such as Moretti, Salvatores, Virzi, Sorrentino.
Language requirements: ALL films to be accessed for this topic are available with English sub-titles. Lectures/seminars will be conducted in English.
This topic aims to provide opportunities for the students to:
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