FILM HISTORY AND CRITICISM (UNIT A)
Learning outcomes of the course unit
The course aims to provide basic elements of history of film while at the same time giving students methods for interpreting motion-picture language.
Course contents summary
The course is organized in two parts. The first relates to the milestones and masters of film history associated with the showing and critical reading of classic works. The second part (module B) deals with the theme of the relationship between dream and reality in film, with specific consideration for the work of American director Vincente Minnelli, whose most important films in this regard were shown.
Roberto Campari, Cinema. Generi, tecniche, autori, Milan, Mondadori, 2002
Roberto Campari, Film della memoria, Venice, Marsilio, 2005
Roberto Campari, Sogni in celluloide, Venice, Marsilio, 2008
Teaching method: lectures.
Evaluation method: oral examination