Storia D'Italia #8: I primi anni della repubblica

Media: DVD
Author/Director: Istituto Luce Cinecittà
Language: Italian
Subtitles: English

Volume #8 of the 10-part television documentary series Storia D'Italia

The Istituto Luce (translation: "Light Institute", with Luce being the acronym for "LUnione Cinematografica Educativa", i.e. "The Educational Film Union") was an Italian corporation, created in 1924 during the Fascist era.  The Institute, based in Rome, was involved in the production and distribution of films and documentaries intended for being screened in cinemas. Famous for having been a powerful propaganda tool of the fascist regime, it is considered as the oldest public institution devoted to production and distribution of cinematographic materials for didactic and informative purposes in the world.

The total running time of this installment is 3 hours, 1 minute.

This installment can also be played chapter-by-chapter:


 Constitutional agreement and political ruptures

 The economic miracle

 De Gaspiri's centrism

 North and south

 The Church from Pius XII to John XXIII

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MTLC ID: 5160