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UMD-Summer: Italy: How to Save Cinema: The Art and Science of Film Preservation (FILM)
Bologna, Italy
Program Terms: Summerterm
This program is currently not accepting applications.
Program Costs Summerterm
Fact Sheet:
Class Eligibility: Freshman, Junior, Senior, Sophomore Credit Type: Resident Credit
Language of Instruction: English Prerequisite(s): None
 Minimum GPA:
2.75 Non-UMD students eligible to apply: Yes
 Interview required?:
No EA Advisor: Joel Ward
 Visa process required for US citizens?:
No
Program Description:

How to Save Cinema: The Art and Science of Film Preservation

THE PROGRAM
The field of film preservation has become an increasingly prominent part of film culture. Learn first hand about the vital role of film preservation in the maintenance and reclamation of cinematic patrimony. Experience the work that goes on at archives that makes the films we know and love available to us through this hands on and collaborative program.

THE LOCATION
The first part of the course will be on the UMD campus, including short excursions in the area. The second part of the course will be in Bologna, Italy.

THE ACCOMMODATIONS
Students will live in shared accommodations at local hotels in Virginia and Italy.

Students in front of film screen in Italy


ELIGIBILITY
You must be in good academic and judicial standing. Please refer to the Fact Sheet at the top of this page for specific eligibility requirements.

THE COSTS
Please refer to the program cost sheet for a specific breakdown of expenses.
 
 

Italy Bologna wall art


THE HIGHLIGHTS
  • Participation in the Il Cinema Ritrovato festival
  • Collaboration with University of Zurich students
  • Exploration of the Library of Congress's film preservation facilities
  • Opportunity to visit Colorlab facilities
  • Visits to local cultural attractions
THE COURSE
After you commit to the program, Education Abroad will enroll you in one of the following three (3) credit UMD courses:
  • FILM 369B Special Topics in Study Abroad III: Methods and Issues in Film Preservation
  • ENGL 369B Special Topics in Study Abroad III: Methods and Issues in Film Preservation
Students will be expected to participate in pre-departure meetings as well as readings in advance of the course.

THE PROGRAM DIRECTOR
Oliver Gaycken is the program director. Brian Real will be the teaching assistant for this program.

For course, itinerary or in-country information, please contact the Program Director. For general questions or assistance with applying, contact the appropriate Regional Advisor in Education Abroad.

This program may be bookmarked at: http://ter.ps/suitalyfilm



Dates / Deadlines:
There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
 
This program is currently not accepting applications.