Saturday, 29 December
397. A Cinema of Social Conscience: Neorealism’s Legacy in New Italian Film
8:30–9:45 a.m., Missouri, Sheraton Chicago
A special session
Presiding: Michael F. O’Riley, Ohio State Univ., Columbus
1. “Lamerica Ten Years On: Immigration and Unrealized Union in Recent Italian Cinema,” Dana E. Renga, Ohio State Univ., Columbus
2. “State and Family in Contemporary Italian Cinema: The Frazzi Brothers’ Certi bambini,” Allison A. Cooper, Colby Coll.
3. “Religion, Politics, and Contemporary Italian Cinema: Bellocchio’s L’ora di religione,” Laura Wittman, Stanford Univ.