ITA247H5 • Contemporary Italian Cinema

(Offered in English) A study of Italian cinema and key themes that have emerged from the silver screen since the 1980s (e.g. family matters, celebrity culture, the crisis of cinema and the cinema of the crisis, identity and immigration, religion, crime, politics). Films analyzed include Il divo, Habemus Papam, Mediterranea, Nuovo cinema paradiso, Reality, The Son’s Room, Suburra, Videocracy.

Open to all students, however, if enrolled in an Italian Minor, Major or Specialist program, ITA100Y5 is required.
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