The special issue on Federico Fellini by the Journal of Italian Cinema and Media Studies (JICMS) is one of the most valuable contributions to have resulted from the scholarly production that peaked during the celebration of the director's centennial. The issue officializes a research trend that began during the previous decade, which can be described as a new and explicit effort to delineate the historical and cultural contextualization of Fellini's cinema. According to this new line of inquiry, Fellini's filmography is examined with awareness of the hagiographic nature of the perspectives born out of auteurist criticism and the director's own authorial propaganda. It is a type of research that has led, in recent years, to a new understanding of the director's cultural and artistic sources, his collaborative practices, and his political engagement, to name only a few aspects. Thanks to this special issue of JICMS, we can now add...
Federico Fellini (1920–2020), special issue of Journal of Italian Cinema and Media Studies, vol 9, no. 1, 2021
Federico Pacchioni; Federico Fellini (1920–2020), special issue of Journal of Italian Cinema and Media Studies, vol 9, no. 1, 2021. Italica 1 June 2022; 99 (2): 299–301. doi: https://doi.org/10.5406/23256672.99.2.09
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