Fellini’s Rimini - 92Y, New York

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Fellini’s Rimini

Francine Segan and Ron Gregg
Fellini

Discover the true La Dolce Vita in Rimini, a wondrous destination in Italy’s Emilia-Romagna region, rated #1 “Best in Europe” by Lonely Planet and one of the New York Times prestigious “52 places to go.”

Rimini, 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.

During this lively lecture, perfect for film buffs, you’ll discover what to do, see and experience in this amazing part of Italy, like Rimini’s exciting 2020 plans for the 100th anniversary Fellini’s birth.

Fellini famously said, “Life is a combination of magic and pasta” and no lecture on Rimini and Fellini is complete without mention of the region’s world-renowned food and wine. The talk includes a special tastings of Parmigiano-Reggiano, Aceto Balsamico di Modena, Lambrusco wine and other regional specialties.

Discover fascinating trivia about the life and films of Fellini and take a virtual tour of Rimini’s famed 5-star Grand Hotel di Rimini which for him was a symbol of the forbidden and he famously joked that all things are possible there “crime, kidnappings, nights of crazy love, blackmail … Summer evenings at the Grand Hotel become Istanbul, Baghdad and Hollywood …”

Francine Segan

Francine Segan is the author of six books including Shakespeare’s Kitchen and Dolci: Italy’s Sweets

Ron Gregg

Ron Gregg is Senior Lecturer in the Discipline in Film & Media Studies in the School of the Arts at Columbia University …

Instructor

Francine Segan

Francine Segan is the author of six books including Shakespeare’s Kitchen and Dolci: Italy’s Sweets. Her most recent book is Pasta Modern.

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