ITA240Y1: History of Italian Cinema

Hours: 
48L/72P

This course surveys the history of Italian cinema and the sociopolitical circumstances surrounding the film industry, from its early days to the present, while also introducing the students to methods of analysis and research appropriate to the field. Emphasis will be placed on films from the silent era to the 1960s, and from the 1960s to the present. This course includes a component designed to introduce students to methods of scholarly research appropriate to the field.

The course is given in English and all films shown have English subtitles.

Distribution Requirements: 
Humanities
Breadth Requirements: 
Creative and Cultural Representations (1)