DOCUMENTARIES

FABBRICA DI SAN PIETRO

“Year of Our Lord 1612. The facade of Saint Peter’s Basilica had just been completed, the dome had been in place for about twenty years already, but under the volts and behind the facade was something very ancient that was

MICHELANGELO IN FLORENCE

It’s impossible to look at the David by Michelangelo without thinking of Florence, the city that witnessed the birth of the artist, that saw him take on battles and also political fights. The place where Michelangelo left works of art

MICHELANGELO IN ROME

Michelangelo came to Rome many times, in the time between his first stay in 1496 and his death, which occurred in the capital in 1564. Here he completed some of his major endeavours, working as an architect, a sculptor and

AN INVESTIGATION INTO GIORGIONE

Who is the mysterious artists, “Zorzi di Castelfranco”, a genius of the Renaissance, better known as Giorgione? We will look at his artistic career, his works, the clients, the cultural context. The documentary tries to answer these questions, by admiring

IN QUESTO STENTO

Michelangelo started working on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel in 1508 and finished painting the one thousand square metres of the ceiling in 1512. It took him more than four years to complete the most important artwork of Renaissance

ST PETRONIUS AND BOLOGNA

The construction of the last important Gothic church in Italy commenced in 1390. The Basilica in Bologna was erected on the grounds where a medieval neighbourhood once stood, demolished by the City Council. Work on the Basilica continued for three

ANTONIO PAOLUCCI TALKS ABOUT THE SISTINE CHAPEL

October 31, 1512, Sunday. For the last time Michelangelo comes down the wooden scaffolding he had installed four years before to paint the frescoes of the Sistine Chapel. The work is finally finished. The large scaffolding is removed. Pope Julius

LORENZO LOTTO

Through Veneto, Lombardia, Marche and Rome, the documentary follows the steps of one of the most unsettling Renaissance artists; we travel to cities and small villages, churches and basilicas, chapels and museums, tracing the artists’ artistic career from his debut