Transnational and Migrant Cinema

3 credits

ITAL 3450

Italian
College of Arts and Science

This course aims to introduce students to the concept of transnational cinema by discussing international circulation and reception of films and by analyzing issues of migration and ethnicity in contemporary films, media, and culture. The course will use Italian films as well as international films located in Italy as case studies to learn what defines transnational cinema and to discuss transnational and migrant cinema in the context of Europe and the Mediterranean Sea. Recommended: Junior standing.