Rome, city of signs in Philadelphia

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April 16, 2015  Thursday 7:00 PM
International House Philadelphia  - 3701 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104

In the IHP series Rome, City of Signs we will travel through history and the films of the Italian capital, starting with Antonioni's L'eclisse and moving on through many other titles including the classic Roberto Rossellini's Roma, Citta' Aperta, Paolo Sorrentino's most recent hit La Grande Bellezza, and Samuel Alarcon's La Ciudad de los Signos.

Prior to the 1900s the vast majority of cultural representations of Rome, the city within the western collective imagination have relied, necessarily, on perceptions, even echoes of the classical city from the capital of the western world to the eternal city, from papal center to the city of ruins of the eighteenth century grand tourist.

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