Luigi Chiarini (1900–1975) was an Italian film theorist, essayist, screenwriter and film director.
Luigi Chiarini in 1965
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Life and career
Born in Rome, Chiarini wrote extensively about film theory and in 1935 he founded the drama school Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia in Rome. He later founded and directed the Centro's official journal Bianco e Nero and the magazine Rivista del cinema italiano. In 1961 he was appointed the first chair of film studies in Italy, at the University of Pisa.
- Moliterno, Gino. The A to Z of Italian Cinema. Scarecrow Press, 2009. pp. 79-80.