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The Power of the Past, Florence

with Bill Moyers


90 Minutes


The film explores the Italian Renaissance and its beginnings in Florence Italy, highlighting the work of Ghibertti, Bruneleschi, Donatello, and Michelangelo.

“90 glorious minutes.” 

– Daily News 

“Part inspiring history lesson, part lift-your-spirits travelogue.” 

– Miami Herald 

“This special makes [Michelangelo’s] David and the dome as visceral a part of daily life as a Martin Scorsese movie.” 

– Boston Globe 

“An exquisite wrapping of magnificent art, insightful recollections and the rich, appreciative faces of Florentine people of today.” 

– Variety

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