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Courses about Italian cinema

italian language school and courses in Italy - courses about italian cinema   The course is designed for those students who love Italian cinema. 
   The course will examine some aspects of the Italian cinema with reference to the problems and social features of contemporary Italy, literature and other visual arts and  with a viewing and stylistic analyses of important scenes.italian language school and courses in Italy - courses about italian cinema
   Cinema and Society in Contemporary Italy through the presentation and analysis of a specific movement (Neo-realism, Comic cinema, Comedy, Italian style) or director (Fellini, Rossellini, De Sica, Pasolini, Antonioni, Bertolucci, Ferreri, Risi, Bolognini, Monicelli, Comencini, Salvatores, Tornatore, Moretti, Benigni, Pieraccioni).
   Mediterranean Society and Culture (art, cinema, literature, folklore: through the anthropological analysis of the typical folk dance called PIZZICA).
   If you are interested in a particular topic of Italian cinema you can suggest it to your teacher. You can propose the presentation and analysis of a specific movement or figure or the presentation and analysis of a particular film.

Starting dates: every 2 weeks
Duration: 1 or more weeks;
Lessons:
- 20 hours plus 5 hours in mini-groups or individual of Italian cinema course per week
- 20 hours plus 10 hours in mini-groups or individual of Italian cinema course per week
Dates and Prices

OUR STUDENTS SAY ABOUT THIS COURSE

Dear Barbara,
First of all thankyou so much once again for a wonderful course - such interesting conversation and then the course on Italian film. I thoroughly enjoyed this course and I learnt so much - not only about the techniques and characteristic styles of the directors studied, but also the culture, history and politics of the day which provide the context in which the films were developed. The course has definitely inspired me to look at films with a more critical eye and a deeper understanding and I look forward now to watching all the other Italian films that have been recommended to me. A thoroughly enjoyable course and I would have no hesitation in recommending this to anyone who is at all interested in films.
I had a good flight back, but straight back to Winter weather - extremely cold! What a contrast to the sunshine in Otranto! And straight back to work!
Auguri per un buon autunno.
Jane

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  • Kitty from Singapore ...Vorrei ringraziarvi per tutto. Mi sono divertita ad Otranto. Veramente, é un paese bellissimo. Non dimentico mai come ospitale la gente locale lì... Anche mi sono piaciute tantissimo l'escursione organizzate da voi. Eravate così appassionati e le spiegazioni erano chiare e interessanti. Adesso, so un po' di piú dell'italia…read more >>
  • Madeleine from Swiss Mi é piaciuto molto il mio soggiorno a Otranto, il tipo di scuola mi conviene perfettamente. Per quanto riguarda la qualità dell'insegnamento, l'ho trovata excellente. E importante per me, ringraziare le mie professoresse. Le loro competenze pedagogiche, la loro pazienza e il loro entusiasmo mi hanno permesso d'imparare velocemente…read more >>
  • Maryse et Sylvianne from Belgium Chère Barbara, Nous voici bien rentrées de vacances, un peu mélancoliques d'avoir dû abandonner l'Italie. Nous avons été enchantées des cours que tu nous a donnés et entretenons notre italien en lisant dans la langue: nous ne voulons pas perdre les bénéfices obtenus…read more >>
  • Cynthia from California italian language schoolDear Barbara: I am back in California and I enjoyed seeing the beautiful images on the CD you gave me. Thank you! The memories of those special places are etched onto my soul. Thanks again to you and Angelo for being so gracious and hospitable. I truly mean it when I say that we are friends…read more >>
  • Sylke from Germany ...ora e esattamente un anno fa, che io ho fatto un corso d'Italiano nella Scuola Porta d'Oriente. Nella questa settimana ho imperato molto di nuovo sulla regione e in Italiano. E per le conversazione nelle lezioni ho potuto pratticare la conoscenza nuova. Nella nostra regione si deve cercare a lungo per queste lezioni…read more >>
  • Annie from France ...Nostro gruppo ha avuto un'insegnante particolarmente competente che ha tenuto un corso tanto interessanto e vivo. Con la tua contribuzione entusiastica e grazie alle visite, ho possuto discoprire una regione tanto bella e particolare che non conoscevo, e la cultura affascinante della Grecia Salentina…read more >>
  • Anna from Sweden I have had a wonderful summer, I got to know a lot of new people and got a lot of new friends. I was staying two more weeks in Italy before I went home to Sweden, I went to St Benedetto del Tronto, Verona and Venezia, but I must say that I liked Otranto and Salento much much better. Thank you Barbara for everything. It has been the best summer in my life!read more >>
  • Lorenza from Austria ...É stato molto bello da voi; colma di ricordi, che adesso vanno raccontati e saranno ben conservati. Il vostro entusiasmo per la vostra terra, la possibilità di avvicinarsi e aprirsi di più a questa grazie alle vostre spiegazioni e gite, la cordialità della gente, la luce e il caldo - tutte esperienze bellissime…read more >>
  • Carla, David and family from Boston italian language school...the experience unforgettable for people of all ages. Attending the Scuola Porta d'Oriente is the opportunity of a lifetime and the school has my highest recommendation on all counts. If you travel the world, you will not find a more enchanting place or…read more >>
  • Tina and Lionel fron London italian language schoolLionel and I loved the school because:
    - They have a nice, professional, dynamic team and they are very flexible, they can adapt their lessons to your needs.
    - They are located in Otranto, it's a beautiful, very interesting and incredibly rich in history part of Italy…read more >>

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