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Sam Rohdie

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Sam Rohdie is currently Professor of Cinema Studies in the Department of Film at the University of Central Florida. He has held the Chair in Film Studies at The Queens University of Belfast and before that was Professor of Film Studies at Hong Kong Baptist University. He has held academic posts in universities in England, Ghana, Italy and the United States and was an original member of the Cinema Studies Program at La Trobe University, Melbourne. He has published widely on film in academic journals and books. Sam was the editor of Screen in the United Kingdom from 1971 to 1974.


  • Ph.D. in Cinema Studies from La Trobe University (1980)
  • Certificate in Social Anthropology from Oxford University (1967)
  • M.A. in History from Yale University (1960)
  • B.A. in History from Brandeis University (1959)

Recent Research Activities

Working on a study of the films of Jean-Luc Godard.

Selected Publications


  • Montage, Manchester ; New York : Manchester University Press ; New York : Distributed in the USA by Palgrave, 2006
  • Fellini Lexicon, London : BFI Publishing, 2002
  • Promised Lands: Cinema, Geography, Modernism; London : British Film Institute, 2001
  • The Passion of Pier Paolo Pasolini, London : British Film Institute / Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 1996
  • Rocco and His Brothers, London : BFI Publishing, 1993
  • Antonioni, London : BFI Publishing, 1990


No courses found for Summer 2014.

Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
80456 FIL3036 Film History Ⅰ Face2Face Tu 9:00AM - 11:50AM Not Online
No Description Available
82155 FIL3824 Italian Neo-realist Cinema Face2Face W 3:00PM - 5:50PM Not Online
No Description Available
82156 FIL3850 Cinema Directors Face2Face F 9:00AM - 11:50AM Not Online
No Description Available

No courses found for Spring 2015.

No courses found for Summer 2015.

No courses found for Fall 2015.

No courses found for Spring 2016.

Updated: Aug 30, 2013


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