Mafia at the Movies

LIT 385

A study of the mafia, and by extension, of Italy's "dark heart," in its historical, social, economic, cultural, and political dimensions, as represented in a wide range of Italian and American films and television productions, from documentary to comedy. Course will also consider possibilities and limits inherent to cinema in representing, and influencing cultural and social realities. In English with preceptorial for Italian majors or minors, or others desiring additional assignments and discussion in Italian.
Curriculum Codes
  • CCI
  • ALP
Cross-Listed As
  • CINE 271
  • ITALIAN 385
  • VMS 385
Typically Offered
Fall and/or Spring