Chartres: Light reborn!

  • Monday, October 07, 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Alliance Française

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The fire that ravaged Notre Dame in April illustrates how the duty of preservation of majestic medieval buildings that sustained war and erosion should be a priority to guarantee that such wonderful patrimony be admired by the next generations.

We will be screening Chartres: Light Reborn!, a documentary by Anne Savalli (52 minutes - 2016) about renovation of the Chartres Cathedral, an icon of French Gothic architecture, followed by a talk with Claire Babet, maître-verrier in charge of renovating all the stained-glass windows of Chartres Cathedral.

Watch the trailer here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lid1b01qJt4

Additional donation suggested above entry price to support the renovation of the Chartres Cathedral..

Event in English. Light refreshments after the event.

AFP Members: $15 General Admission: $25



Alliance Française de Philadelphie
1420 Walnut Street, Suite 700 Philadelphia, PA 19102
(215) 735-5283
alliance@afphila.com
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