Modern Italy through Cinema
SCQF Level 10
Academic year(s): 2019-2020
SCOTCAT credits : 15
ECTS credits : 7
Level : SCQF Level 10
Availability restrictions: Not automatically available to General Degree students
This module offers a perspective on historical as well as present views/conceptions of Italy, through the study of films by Italian directors such as: Luchino Visconti, Roberto Rossellini, Nanni Moretti and Gianni Amelio. There are about twenty screenings of selected cinematic texts in Italian with English subtitles. There is a greater in-depth analysis of between seven and nine films in classes. Students will be encouraged to develop their own critical approach through seminars and discussion. An element of Italian history will inform the module.
Pre-requisite(s): Permission of the Italian Honours Adviser
Weekly contact: 1 seminar and 1 surgery hour.
As used by St Andrews: Coursework = 100%
Re-assessment: Coursework = 100%
Module coordinator: Dr R M Riccobono
Module teaching staff: Dr R Riccobono