Post-War Italian Cinema

The American University of Rome

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Post-War Italian Cinema

  • Host University

    The American University of Rome

  • Location

    Rome, Italy

  • Area of Study

    Film Studies, Italian Culture

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    This course develops an appreciation of Italian film from the 1940s to the present, focusing in particular on the Neorealism movement. Students are provided with an understanding of the role played by cinema in Italian society, and the relation of cinema to other art forms from the same historical period. The impact of film trends in other European countries is also explored.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

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