ITA342H1: Popular Italian Cinema

Hours: 
24L

This course discusses the notion of the Popular as applied to Italian cinema. By focusing on the number of films that have appropriated popular international genres such as Spaghetti Westerns, Horror, and Poliziotteschi, this course will discuss Italian cinema in a global context, drawing parallels and comparisons with other national industries. Students will gain a broader understanding of Italian film culture, and will apply their critical and research skills to a wide range of texts. This course includes a component designed to enhance students' research experience. (Given in English)

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