RESEARCH

LUCHINO VISCONTI

A new perspective on Visconti's works, his public image, and the literature on the director, based on a revaluation of his transgressive component and on a philological analysis of his papers.

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CINEMA AND SEXUALITY

Sexuality as a privileged perspective to rethink film history, how it has been conceived and the cultural practices connected to both art and popular films, to the extreme of pornography.

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CINEMA AND HOMOSEXUALITY​

A hidden history involving any aspect of cinematic institution, from industry to audience, criticism, stardom, with fallouts on dominant knowledge, popular culture and media representations.

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ALFRED HITCHCOCK​

Hitchcock's work on gender and sexuality not only is open to always new dissections, but has had an enormous influence: studying both means to have a privileged viewpoint on the great part of film culture.

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FILM CRITICISM AND HISTORIOGRAPHY

A consideration of both academic historiography and a criticism marginal in terms of ideological extremism, limited circulation and the social position of targeted readers, as a way to discuss forms and meaning of studying cinema.

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