Pre reading – World Cinema Revision

Here are some articles / videos that will help refresh your minds of some of what you need to know for world cinema

Cinema Novo 

Italian Neorealism

A brief overview of Italian Neo Realism:

Here is a great lecture given by MIT Professor David Thorburn, who covers:

  • The context of post WWII Italy
  • The features and ‘density’ of Italian Neo Realism (28.00 – 34.15)
  • The cinema of Fascist Italy that the film was reacting to

City of God – Treatment of the City

Style over substance – City of God review

Style over Substance City of God extended reading

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