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Art and Poetry

The Power of the Past with

Bill Moyers: Florence

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


One hour, thirty minutes

“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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