History and Criticism of the Cinema (i) (2006/2007)

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Course code
4S01234
Name of lecturer
Alberto Scandola
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
L-ART/06 - CINEMA, PHOTOGRAPHY AND TELEVISION
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
1st semester dal Oct 2, 2006 al Dec 20, 2006.

Lesson timetable

1st semester
Day Time Type Place Note
Monday 8:30 AM - 11:50 AM lesson Lecture Hall T.3  

Learning outcomes

The aim of the corse is to provide a general knowledge about the history of modern cinema and an aesthetic and linguistic method of analysis.

Syllabus

Contents of the course : The image in the mirror. Ingmar Bergman’s cinema.
After a general introduction to the history of cinema, the course concentrates on the analysis of Ingmar Bergman’s work with particular attention to subjects (God’s absence, emptiness, sufferance) and forms (foreground, duration search, the work on colour).

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral interview in which the student must prove the ability at connecting authors, subjects and paths of the history of cinema.

NOTE: Students that attended the course in the previous academic years can take the relevant programme (Do not send e-mails concerning this issue and simply follow indications).