The French in Florida (1552-66)
6:00 PM-8:30 PM
Florida Historic Capitol Musuem
Join us for the Tallahassee premiere of a digitally animated short film based on the historic Jacques LeMoyne and Theodor de Bry engravings of early Florida! The film, produced by the UF Digital Worlds Institute for the George A. Smathers Library with assistance from the France-Florida Research Institute, is narrated by renowned Florida historian Dr. Michael Gannon. During the premiere and program at 6:15 p.m., James Oliverio, Executive Director of DWI, will describe the development of the project and the digitization process and historical archaeologist and Theodor de Bry descendant Dr. John de Bry will provide context for these iconic engravings. A string quartet from the University of Florida will play the film score live during both showings.