FLORENCE: Cradle of the Renaissance
Beginning in the early 15th century, Florence, Italy was the cradle of a rebirth in art, architecture and philosophy, known as The Renaissance. This special Art History and Travel Documentary film treats the city as a museum in itself, showcasing the seminal accomplishments and cultural masterpieces of innovative Florentine genius’ such as Michelangelo, Botticelli, Ghiberti, Cellini, Lorenzo de Medici, and Leonardo da Vinci. This film allows you to watch history unfold through the eyes of the artists, architects and thinkers who immortalized Florence and is an indispensable program for travelers, art lovers and history buffs alike.
From Brunelleschi’s Duomo to Michelangelo’s David, from the Pazzi Chapel, to the Medici and Uffizi Palace, The Baptistry Doors, Giotto’s Bell Tower, and the Birth of Venus, amongst others, you’ll marvel at the abundance of artistic treasures this ancient city has to offer. This DVD is both an ideal start for new travelers en route to Florence, and the perfect warm reminder of the fond memories from your last trip.