Five College Consortium

Catastrophe in Italian Cinema

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2017
Subject Name: 
Film Studies
Course Number: 
370CN
Institution: 
Mount Holyoke College
In this course, we will look at contemporary Italy through the cinema of, among others, Rossellini, De Sica, Visconti, Pasolini, Fellini, Antonioni, the Taviani Brothers and Sorrentino. We will discuss Italian cinema masters' interpretation of the social and political development of modern and contemporary Italy, focusing on the resistance against catastrophe and disempowerment: from post-war rebirth to the contemporary migration crisis and rise of political populism.
Variable Credit Comments: 
Taught in English
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Crosslisted Section ID: 
101253,101267
https://wadv1.mtholyoke.edu/wadvg/mhc?TYPE=P&PID=ST-XWSTS12A
Schedule #: 
101267

Course Sections

Catastrophe in Italian Cinema
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0 Martino Lovato mlovato@mtholyoke.edu MW 02:40PM-03:55PM Ciruti 009