Second Sunday Culture Film Series: The Venice Syndrome (2012)

/Second Sunday Culture Film Series: The Venice Syndrome (2012)

january, 2018

14jan2:00 pm4:30 pmSecond Sunday Culture Film Series: The Venice Syndrome (2012)

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Ancient cities and time travel: the future of a long-dying city and its very much alive citizens is the topic of this 2012 film by Director Andreas Pichler. What is the cost of tourism and gentrification on the world’s heritage cities? Peter Lesnick, Penn Cinema Studies and Italian Studies, moderates a discussion following the program at the Penn Museum. Presented in Association with the Wolf Humanities Center’s 2017-18 Forum on Afterlives. Penn Italian Studies, Penn Design, and Penn Cinema and Media Studies are sponsors.

Free with Museum General Admission.


(Sunday) 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm


Penn Museum

3260 South St. Philadelphia, PA 19104

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