Florence: Days of Destruction (1966) Film Screening

Florence Flood

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