Episode 56: The Genius of a Place with Sarah Marder

Posted: November 16th, 2011 | Author: | Filed under: Episodes | No Comments »

Hosts Sara and Jessica discuss the weekend riots in Rome, and George Clooney finally opens up about his evening with Silvio Berlusconi. Then we speak to filmmaker Sarah Marder about her documentary “The Genius of a Place” about the town of Cortona and the concept of sustainable development.

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Special Guest
Sarah Marder grew up on a farm in Kansas, and she’s a corporate-manager-turned-filmmaker who has lived in Italy since 1988. Since 2008, she’s been working on the documentary about which we’re going to chat today – “The Genius of a Place,” about sustainable development as seen through the lens of Cortona in Tuscany.

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