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A course of Italian language with a cultural program on our cinema, aimed at discovering the Italian masters of the postwar years (neorealism).

Duration: one week.

Starting dates in 2023: to schedule on request.

Linguistic level: at least intermediate. All participants will receive a pamphlet containing information on the history of Italian cinema in the post second world war period and a basic glossary.

Minimum number of participants: 2

An example of the week program*: Saturday or Sunday: arrival at the chosen accomodation. Monday - Friday: 9.15 am to 1 pm, Italian language lessons in groups of max. 10 students divided by level. --The activities will take place in the afternoons as follows: Monday: course introduction with a brief outline of the arts of literature, painting and music in Italy from the 1930s to the 1950s. Tuesday: viewing and discussing the movie "Sciuscià" by Vittorio De Sica, 1946. Wednesday: viewing and discussing the movie "Germania anno zero", by Roberto Rossellini, 1948. Thursday: viewing and discussing the movie Il cammino della speranza, by Pietro Germi, 1950.
In the evening, farewell dinner at a typical restaurant.
Friday: afternoon free. Saturday: Departure.

*The schedule of activities can be modified due to organisational reason.

Course price: 450€ (includes language tuition and all the afternoon activities).


playbill 'Sciuscià'playbill 'Germania anno zero'playbill 'Il cammino della speranza'playbill 'Ladri di biciclette'