Spend your summer in Rome! Study how Italian culture and identity are portrayed through films from classics such as Bicycle Thieves, La Dolce Vita and Roman Holiday, to acclaimed contemporary works like Gomorra and Romanzo Criminale. Visits to filming locations in Rome illuminate how cinema utilizes settings to structure our experience of a city, a nation and its culture. Discussions with Italian film industry representatives provide a firsthand perspective on the filmmaking process, revealing how creative and practical choices affect the representation of cultural issues. The program includes a weekend excursion toFlorence and the beautiful countryside of Tuscany, along with a four-day excursion to the city of Bologna to attend a major international film festival.
Thursday, January 17 at 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Library - Richardson Library Lincoln Park Campus, 207 (Idea Lab 2)
2350 N Kenmore Ave
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