(NR) Italy – 1 hr 30 min
2019 · d. Michele Mally
General Public: $20, BMFI Members: $18, Students with ID: $10
Step behind the scenes at St. Petersburg’s magnificent Hermitage museum and retrace 250 years of legendary art and history. A meeting place for foreign artists, architects, and intellectuals throughout the centuries, the Hermitage features the largest collection of paintings in the world, and is forever marked by the acquisitions of Empress Catherine II, whose personality has continued to fascinate art historians and critics over the centuries. Italian movie star Toni Servillo leads us on a sumptuous exploration of cultural bridges between the past and the present, featuring some of the world’s best art in glorious high definition on the big screen.