laboratory about the cinema industry during the Fascist period

NATURE OF ACTIVITY: Laboratory

TARGET SCHOOLS: Secondary 2nd grade and final year Secondary 1st grade

 THEME: The cinema industry during the Fascist decades

 DURATION: 2 hours

 DESCRIPTION: After a brief introduction, the students will watch clips of different films and newsreels produced during the Fascist period.

From the myth of the superhero, via the glamour of the ‘telefoni bianchi’ genre, through to Neorealism. Posters and photographs will contribute to recreating the atmosphere of those years.

After the projection, the students, divided into groups, will be issued with presentation cards of the works they have seen and be asked to classify them according to their theme and mood.

AIMS: To reconstruct a period of our history through watching of movies and other filmed material of the time, posters and fliers.

Cost: €90 up to 15 students. €5 for each extra student.

Educational activities are designed for a minimum of 15 students per class, up to a maximum of 25 students. 2 accompanying adults are allowed free entry, plus carers, where appropriate, for small or disabled children and those with learning difficulties.