Second episode of La lotta delluomo per la sua sopravvivenza (Mans Struggle for Survival)
Saturday, November 18, 2006, 8:00 p.m.
Theater 1 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 1), T1
"The Civilization that Was Borne from a River." 196769. Directed by Renzo Rossellini Jr., Roberto Rossellini. Screenplay by Roberto Rossellini. For three years Rossellini and his son worked on a twelve-part series for Italian television about mans search for food and the subsequent development of civilization. The first episode deals with man as a hominid; the second follows the shift from wily hunter in the fourth ice age to the subsequent birth of agriculture. English voice-over, no dialogue. 55 min.
Followed by a 1971 conversation between Rossellini and a Rice University anthropologist about the first appearance of agriculture in what is now Iran. 10 min.
In the Film exhibition Roberto Rossellini
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