For Florence: Film screening at the National Gallery of Art

A rare screening of Franco Zeffirelli’s For Florence (Per Firenze), the famed Italian director’s sole documentary containing the only known film footage of the catastrophe (with Richard Burton’s voiceover commentary), remembers the forty-fifth anniversary of the Florence flood of November 1966.  Presented in association with the University of Maryland.  Sheila Waters and Don Etherington, University of Maryland, discuss the film. (Franco Zeffirelli, 1966, 16 mm, 55 minutes).

Sat Nov 5 (3:30 pm)
National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC
East Building Auditorium, 4th Street at Pennsylvania Avenue NW.
Programs are free of charge but seating is on a first-come, first-seated basis.

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