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UCL Mellon Programme: Interdisciplinary Seminar 2008-2009

Seminar: 16 March 2009 (Chair: Dr Federica Mazzara, more ... )

Italian Cinema of Migration

A screening and discussion of:

Bianco e nero (English sub-titles)
(dir. Francesca Comencini, 2007)


Carlo works for a Rome-based charity, and Nadine, works for the Senegalese embassy. They meet and fall in love and leave their respective spouses, to a backdrop of family and friends all counseling against 'mixed marriage'.


Grassilli M., “Migrant Cinema: Transnational and Guerrilla Practices of Film Production and Representation”. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 34, 8 (November 2008) 1237-1255.

Parati G., “Migration Cinema”, in Migration Italy. The Art of Talking Back in a Destination Culture , ( Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2005).


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