Author: Elizabeth Monroy

Elizabeth Monroy is the Director and founder of The Florence International Film School and The Florence International Film Festival; for more information, see www.newrenaissanceflorence.com.
December 15, 2011
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To change or not to change?

Florentines have always been thought of as chiuso: closed off, resistant to change. As the centuries passed, from inside their beautiful city Florentines would watch with skepticism as the world outside their medieval walls changed. They observed and discriminated, accepting some changes that would improve their lives and rejecting others