ITAL 3214 - Italian Cinema

Flinders University - Semester 1 - 2015

Please note that Italian is taught by Flinders University staff as part of an arrangement between the two Universities. Classes are held at the University of Adelaide North Terrace Campus, except for some classes which are held in Victoria Square or at Bedford Park. For detailed information on this course, please visit, select `ITAL? in the drop down menu and find the course by title. 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. Please note: classes are held at the Flinders University Campus.

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