73052 - Cinema and Cultural Industry

Course Unit Page

Academic Year 2018/2019

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to acquire knowledge and skills in the field of contemporary Italian literature from the origin of modernity up to the present, with particular reference to the themes of fashion, dress, body, beauty and lifestyles; knows significant texts for the interweaving of literature and fashion not only in the Italian scene, but also in Europe and America; is able to critically interpret the most representative works of contemporary imagery between literature and fashion also in an interdisciplinary perspective.

Course contents

Unità 1: Film History through the movies

Mandatory films:

  • Lumière (“Arrivée du train”, “Arroseur arrosé”, “Sortie des usines”, “Répas du Bébé”) and Méliès (“Voyage dans la Lune”)
  • Caligari (1920) 
  • Luci della città (1931) 
  • Quarto potere (1941) 
  • Ladri di biciclette (1948)
  • La finestra sul cortile (1954)
  • I 400 colpi (1959)
  • Easy Rider (1969) 
  • Arancia meccanica (1971)
  • Pulp Fiction (1994) 
  • Hugo Cabret (2011) 

Unità 2: Film language and technique

Unità 3: The cinema of Federico Fellini.

Mandatory Films:

  • Le notti di Cabiria
  • La dolce vita
  • Otto e mezzo
  • Amarcord

Readings/Bibliography

Unità 1:

Materiali del docente disponibili online su https://elearning-cds.unibo.it

Unità 2:

A. COSTA, Saper vedere il cinema, Milano, Bompiani, 2011 (part 1 and 3, but not part 2)

Unità 3:

Materiali del docente disponibili online su https://elearning-cds.unibo.it

For non attending studentes: A. COSTA, Saper vedere il cinema, Milano, Bompiani, 2011 with part 2.

Teaching methods

Frontal lessons and films analysis in class.

Assessment methods

Text with computer with 20 questions with triple answer and 2 open questions, to be executed in 45 minutes. 

For those who want to attend the Conference about Fellini- with short written text - 1 open question will be deleted.

Every triple questions is valid for 1 point out of 30, every open question is valid for 5 points out of 30. 

 

Teaching tools

Lessons with multimedia tools.

Office hours

See the website of Roy Menarini