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video presentation > Francesca da Rimini in the arts



video presentation > Francesca da Rimini in the arts

Ferruccio Farina, Director of the International Study Center Francesca da Rimini, will present his book Francesca Da Rimini Storia di un mito. Letteratura, arti visive e musica tra XIV E XXI secolo (Francesca Da Rimini History of a Myth. Literature, Visual Arts and Music between the 14th and the 21st centuries Maggioli Editore, 2019). Through literary and artistic materials never analyzed until now, the volume traces the history of Francesca’s myth which has fascinated and influenced Western culture’s poetry, theater, cinema, paintings, sculptures and music of more than a thousand artists from every continent, making her famous as an emblem of freedom and virtue.

This pre-recorded video presentation will premiere on the Institute's Youtube channel on March 11.
In English and Italian with English subtitles

Image: Eleonora Duse in Francesca da Rimini - by Gabriele d'Annunzio (1901)


Date: Da Thursday, March 11, 2021 a Friday, December 31, 2021

Organized by : IIC Los Angeles

In collaboration with : Centro Internazionale di Studi Francesca da Rimini, UCLA Department of European Languages and Transcultural Studies, the Italian Cultural Institutes of Chicago, New York, San Francisco and Washington DC, in coordination with the Embassy of Italy

Entrance : Free


Online - Youtube