Florence: Days of Destruction (1966) Film Screening
The University of Maryland Libraries shares a digital restoration of famed Italian director Franco Zeffirelli’s only documentary. Filmed in the days during and immediately following the catastrophic flood of the Arno River in Florence in 1966 and narrated by Richard Burton, the documentary reportedly raised $20 million for the international relief effort to rescue and salvage the cultural history of the city.
When: Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Where: Landis Cinema, Buck Hall, Williams Arts Campus
Presenter: Introduction by Diane Cole Ahl, Arthur J. '55 and Barbara S. Rothkopf Professor of Art
Sponsored by: Friends of Skillman Library; Department of Art; Film and Media Studies; Italian Studies; Medieval, Renaissance, and Early-Modern Studies; Lafayette Art Galleries