1. University of Virginia
  2. Arts & Sciences

Walter Korte

Associate Professor - Department of Drama

338B Bryan Hall

Office Hours:

By appointment

Class Schedule:

MDST 2810/DRAM 2810 Cinema As An Art Form

MDST 3830/DRAM 3830 History of Film l


Prof. Korte earned his Ph.D. at Northwestern University and has been Director of Film Studies in the Drama Department since 1970.  Recognized as one of the most important scholarly authorities on the films of Luchino Visconti and the Italian cinema, he was recipient of a Fulbright Fellowship at the University of Milan.  He has published in Cinema Journal, Quarterly Review of Film Studies, Literature/Film Quarterly and other American and European journals on the work of Visconti, Fellini, Godard and Buñuel. He has lectured widely on Neorealism, Surrealism, and the European post-war cinema.  He has been a Program Advisor for the Virginia Film Festival since its inception in 1988, and is a former editor of The Film Journal.  He is currently completing a manuscript on the films of Atom Egoyan.