Mafia at the Movies

ITALIAN 385

A study of the mafia, and by extension, of Italy's "dark heart," in its historical, social, economic, cultural, and political dimensions, as represented in a wide range of Italian and American films and television productions, from documentary to comedy. Course will also consider possibilities and limits inherent to cinema in representing, and influencing cultural and social realities. In English with preceptorial for Italian majors or minors, or others desiring additional assignments and discussion in Italian.
 

Explore the culture and customs of these countries: 
Italy
ITAL 385 Mafia at the Movies
Faculty: 

Roberto Dainotto, roberto.dainotto@duke.edu

Crosslisting Numbers: 
LIT 385, AMI 386, VMS 385, THEATRST 375
Areas of Knowledge: 
ALP
Modes of Inquiry: 
CCI
Film, Visual & Performing Arts?
Yes
Literature in Translation?
No