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Gianni Berengo Gardin's Tale of Two Cities: The dramatic story of a controversial photography exhibition and the escalating battle over cruise ships in Venice.

Gianni Berengo Gardin’s Tale of Two Cities examines the photographer’s commitment to Venice, and the profound impact of globalization on the city, including giant cruise ships traveling through the heart of historic Venice and unsustainable tourism.

How can the endangered city of Venice be preserved? Gianni Berengo Gardin, Italy’s most famous living photographer, embraced this challenge with his powerful photographs and controversial exhibition that triggered debate, protests and an international outcry. Tensions explode in the ensuing climactic events.

Awards l Portland EcoFilm Festival Best Visionary Film Award l Eurovision Palermo Film Festival Best Cinematography Award l 2020 Spotlight Documentary Film Awards Silver Award

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  • Runtime
    67 mins
  • Language
    English, Italian w/ English subtitles
  • Country
    United States
  • Director
    Donna Serbe-Davis
  • Screenwriter
    Donna Serbe-Davis
  • Producer
    Donna Serbe-Davis
  • Executive Producer
    Tim Slade, Eric Davis
  • Filmmaker
    Donna Serbe-Davis, Simon Davis
  • Cinematographer
    Karma Gava
  • Editor
    Tim Slade