Season 1, Episode 1 The Proud Tradition
First Aired: October 12, 2008
A series celebrating Italy begins with Francis Ford Coppola, who reflects on his family's roots in Basilicata and discusses preserving traditions; sculptor Luciano Zanoni, who explains how Italy's landscape serves as his muse; and fisherman Francesco Adragna, who recalls a surprising catch---an ancient statue. Also: traditional street festivals and religious processions in the small towns of Gubbio and Grado.
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- Premiered: October 12, 2008
- Rating: TV-G
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- Premise: A celebration of Italy, its people and culture. (more)