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Fabrizio Cilento

Assistant Professor of Film & Digital Media, Messiah College

-Cilento's scholarship focuses on films whose main characteristic lies in reconstructing historical events, mainly political crises and conspiracies.

-He's published in journals such as Fast Capitalism, The Arizona Journal of Hispanic Cultural Studies, California Italian Studies, and Teorijia in praksa.

-Two of his essays are included in collections The Cinema of Marco Tullio Giordana and Pier Paolo Pasolini: American Perspectives

-He regularly presents articles at the Modern Language Association conferences and at various Film and Digital Humanities conferences.

-He's launched collaborative digital media project Cinemablography; presented at the Re: Humanities 2013 symposium; Pioneering YouTube; presented at the PAMLA conference; co-produced the short films Palace (selected at national festivals and awarded at FirstGlance) and Dragoon Online.

-Cilento has received four year teaching reallocation grant to develop a Visual Science Fiction database.

-He leads Italian Cityscape and the Flow of Life, an annual cross-cultural program in Florence every May.


  • –present
    Assistant Professor of Communication, Messiah College