• Cinema

    Film Screening in Venice

    by  • January 20, 2011 • Cinema, Info, Travel • 0 Comments

    We’re making a fun addition to itinerary! On Friday, May 20, we’ll be visiting the Goldoni Museum in Venice for a special screening of the film Carlo Goldoni: Venice Grand Theatre of the World (Bettero, 2007). This docudrama, which will be subtitled in English, was shot on location in France and Venice and includes...

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    Neo-Venezia

    by  • September 6, 2010 • Art, Cinema, Class Prep, Immortal, Other Venices • 0 Comments

    While talking to Terry about this class today, I suddenly remembered another manga/anime series besides Hetalia that refers to Venice — Aria, set in the early 24th century on the planet Aqua. In this highly praised series, 15-year-old Akari Mizunashi comes to the watery planet to learn how to become a gondolier in the...

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    Sharks in Venice

    by  • April 11, 2010 • Cinema, Class Prep, Critique • 0 Comments

    Terry and I are taking our class preparation very seriously. Since one of our goals is to discuss depictions of Venice across all media, I, as the film theory half of the partnership, have been dutifully checking out various Venice-related movies with an eye toward using them to enhance our lectures. As a result,...

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