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Dream of Italy

Dream of Italy

Basilicata with Francis Ford Coppola

Deep in the south of Italy, the region of Basilicata is timeless and otherworldly. It is home to one of the oldest inhabited cities in the world, Matera, a city of caves. Hollywood director Francis Ford Coppola introduces host Kathy McCabe to his ancestral hometown of Bernalda and talks about how he rediscovered his Italian roots and opened a hotel here. Kathy digs for clams on the coast, learns to make mozzarella with a very special treat inside and learns about the difficult past of this beautiful...
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Tuesday, April 17 at 7:30 pm on 12.1


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  • Wednesday, April 18 at 12:30 am on 12.1
  • Tuesday, May 29 at 7:30 pm on 12.1
  • Wednesday, May 30 at 12:30 am on 12.1

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DREAM OF ITALY is a journey into the heart and soul of the most beautiful country in the world. With an insider's perspective on the people and culture that make Italy so special, this in-depth series will take viewers to places they have never seen before. The premiere season will visit six special regions in Italy: Naples/Amalfi, Puglia, Rome, Umbria, Tuscany, and Piedmont. In each region, the show will dive into what makes them unique, through stories of the food, wine, arts, and history of the region.