Bill Moyers: The Power of the Past - Florence

Bill Moyers: The Power of the Past - Florence

Director: David Grubin Cast: Bill Moyers, Umberto Eco, Franco Zeffirelli


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In this PBS program, journalist Bill Moyers introduces viewers to Florence, Italy. Special attention is paid to the city's museum collections, architectural structures, and Renaissance culture as Moyers talks with art historians, including author Umberto Eco, and filmmaker Franco Zeffirelli. Time is also spent admiring Michelangelo's stunning artwork and various frescoes on display. Each participant addresses how the early creative atmosphere in Florence still shapes many of the newest cultural trends that spread throughout the world.

Product Details

Release Date: 11/11/2008
UPC: 0841887009768
Original Release: 1990
Rating: NR
Source: Pbs (Direct)
Region Code: 1
Sound: [Dolby Digital Stereo]
Time: 1:30:00
Sales rank: 50,309

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Disc #1 -- The Power of the Past with Bill Moyers: Florence
1. Introduction [2:21]
2. Renaissance Florence [5:33]
3. The Medieval Spirit [6:45]
4. Doors to the Future [7:21]
5. Pride of Florence [6:12]
6. Donatello [7:48]
7. Art Imitating Life [8:04]
8. Fire and Water [7:13]
9. Beauty and Spirituality [5:49]
10. Filling the Hole [10:00]
11. Striving for the Perfect [8:06]
12. Florence Complex [9:57]
13. Credits [1:55]

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