FS 360 - Italian Cinema and Italian Cities
The relationship between Italian Cinema and Italian Cities has always been very strong. This course will analyse the social and aesthetic importance of Italian cities in Italian cinema in the early films of Neorelism to the present. We will be viewing and studying films in which the cities, from the many parts of the country are protagonists in some of the most beautiful and meaningful Italian Films.
How has our understanding of cities, culture and history been informed by the cinematic image? The location, be it a city or a specific area, is one of the most relevant elements of cinema. The Italian cities that we will be observing through the cinematic lens will provide case studies with which to evaluate work of several Italian filmmakers.