Fellini declared “life is a mix of magic and pasta,” and the glorious food and wines found in Emilia-Romagna provide plenty of both ingredients. Explore Fellini's fascinating life and work through a tour of Italian sights and foods.
During this lively lecture, perfect for film buffs, you’ll discover what to do, see and experience in the glorious Italian region of Emilia-Romagna. Discover the true La Dolce Vita in Rimini, the birthplace of Fellini, which he often cited as a source of his inspirations and creativity, has it all: chic beaches, fabulous food, ancient ruins, art, culture, music, gorgeous architecture, fashion, fun-filled festivals, fascinating museums, exciting nightlife, charming hilltop towns.
Led by Food Historian Francine Segan, an award-winning author, and Italy expert, this interactive seminar will delight and entertain. Designed to inform curiosity as well as future travels, participants will come away with an increased understanding of both Fellini's important contribution to cinema and the amazing foods and sights of Rimini, his birthplace.
About Your Expert
Francine Segan is a renowned food historian and James Beard-nominated author of six books. She is a regular on TV, appearing frequently on the Food Network, PBS, Discovery, and History Channels. Francine's articles have appeared in Saveur, Epicurious, Vogue, and Fine Cooking Magazine and she is an often-featured expert in newspapers including the Wall St Journal, USA Today, and The New York Times. She lectures across the USA at such prestigious venues as the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton University, Smithsonian Museum in DC, Virginia Fine Arts Museum, and 92nd St Y, NYC's premiere cultural center.
This conversation is suitable for all ages.
90 minutes, including a 30 minute Q&A.
We wanted to go to the region anyway, but now we want to see more of it, especially Rimini and Ravenna. Thanks for a wonderful tour,