Discover the secrets of the great florentine poet in the most beautiful movie theater in Italy!

For the 750th anniversary of the birth of Dante Alighieri, from June Monday 1 to July Sunday 19 (except June 11, 12, 13, 14 and July 10, 11) everyday at 7.30 pm THE MISTERY OF DANTE (film + glass of wine: euro 9). misterydanteA journey in the footsteps of the most famous initiate of Italian Trecento, the author of the celebrated “Divine Comedy”. A poet who has inspired some of the most outstanding minds in History, adapting and continuing an ancestral tradition aiming at seeing reality through the Myth. Since the 19th century, many important scholars have tried to unfold the mystery hidden behind Dante’s terzine. During this voyage we will try to go one step further in the understanding of this secret. Our direction will be marked by the traces left by two of the most distinguished authorities in the field of the esoteric significance of Dante’s work: Lorenzo Valli and René Guénon.  The voice of a mysterious character interpreting Dante’s verses will help us delve into this subject. Two perspectives: the exoteric and the esoteric one. Any profane science can be traced back to another science relating to the same object considered under a deeper point of view, in the same kind of relationship existing between the higher sense of the scriptures and their literal meaning. We will examine why the ascent to Heaven must necessarily be preceded by a descent to Hell. Through the study of the different manifestations of the western initiatic tradition, from the orders of knighthood to the Rosicrucians, we will try to cast a new light on a neglected side of Dante. A mysterious and age-old language, dating back from immemorial time. Travellers turned into pioneers of new worlds. A detective investigation inside the countless twists and turns of the interpretation of the work of the greatest Italian genius of 1300: Dante Alighieri. A voyage which will hopefully leave the audience with some tools helping them to shape a personal view about what lies hidden behind this mysterious author.

odeonCinema Odeon
Piazza Strozzi
Tel. 055 214 068