Project History


Jacques Aumont

2019 Balzan Prize for Film Studies

For his role as the founder of “film studies” as an academic discipline. For his contribution to the definition of the concept of film aesthetics and of film as a figurative art. For his contribution to the interpretation of the language of film and its history.

Excerpt: The Balzan Prizewinners’ Research Projects: An Overview 2020

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