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Giacomo Lichtner

Giacomo Lichtner is Senior Lecturer in History and Film at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. He is a cultural historian and his research focuses specifically on the relationship between history and film, cinema as both a mirror and creator of social trends and the political uses of cinema to create national and political identities. In addition to a number of articles and essays, he is author of Film and the Shoah in France and Italy (Vallentine Mitchell, 2008).

Works

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Fascism in Italian Cinema since 1945
The Politics and Aesthetics of Memory

Palgrave Macmillan
Italy gave us the words 'fascism' and 'totalitarianism', yet globally the dominant image of the regime is one of an incompetent dictatorship served by soldiers...
Giacomo Lichtner

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