Why save Florence? A film-maker reflects on the 1966 flood

2 November 2016 - 18:00

Lecture in English by Roger Graef

The American theatre director and filmmaker Roger Graef has lived in the UK since 1962. His famous documentary ‘Why save Florence?’(BBC/BR/NET), revealing the deplorable state of the city’s defences against flooding, came out in 1968. He is well known for his remarkable ability to gain access to hitherto closed institutions, such as Government ministries and court buildings.

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