Arriving in Florence…

“When I finally made it to Italy for the first time, as a college student in 1987, it was Florence and not [my parents’] Calabria that beckoned.” –MY TWO ITALIES, p.11

Now available in paperback…

Joe Florence Age 20

A CINEMA OF POETRY @ Bard!

Thanks to Bard College for organizing a recent celebration of my new book on Italian film, A CINEMA OF POETRY (Johns Hopkins, 2014)!

51kfzpve3l-_sy344_bo1204203200_ 9G5A2840_2 220px-La_Dolce_Vita_(1960_film)_coverartBottom: Original movie poster for Fellini’s DOLCE VITA by Giorgio Olivetti