ITALIAN AND CINEMA (NEOREALISM)
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 2021: due to the current situation, still to be scheduled.
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).