CONFERENCES

During its long existence, the Research Centre has regularly organised forums and conferences focussing on the links between cinema and history, events and movements of contemporary society. Literary characters have often been the focus of meetings with scholars, researchers, university students and high-school pupils, while Pirandello, D’Annunzio, Sciascia, Puig and other famous writers have been studied in the light of their of scientific contributions.

Throughout its numerous editions, the Centre has organized cultural events, with the presence of talented speakers:

1999 – “Once upon a time the racial laws” with film screenings
2000 – “From emigration to immigration”
2001 – ” From ’68 to the Internet” with a retrospective and a film festival.
2002 – “The Eco-America”.
2003 – “Cinema, school, family, youth universe”
2004 – “What language today”
2006 – “Cinema and Mafia: let’s talk about it”
2007 – “Vitaliano Brancati: words and images”
2008 – “The grotesque and tragicomic world of job insecurity”

PUBLICATIONS


1984 – Agrigento Efebo d’Oro (5 years of activity)
1986 – Cinema Planet (1895/1985)
1987 – Dimension cinema (photography, satire, manifest)
1987 – Cinema and Futurism
1988 – Pirandello and D’Annunzio in cinema
1989 – Efebo d’Oro (tenth anniversary)
1990 – Arpino between novel and film
1991 – Women in 1950s Italian cinema
1994 – Gospels, cinema and people
1998 – 20 years of cinema and books
2001 – From emigration to immigration
2003 – A BOOK AT THE CINEMA – (Twenty five years)
2006 – Greta Garbo – The mysterious lady