Cinema Guild Books June Release For ‘Umberto Eco: A Library Of The World,’ Documentary About Italian Literary Giant’s Voluminous Interests

May 26, 2023 516

Cinema Guild announced it will release the film, directed by Davide Ferrario, beginning June 30 at Film Forum in New York City, followed by an expansion across the country. Umberto Eco: A Library of the World, which takes viewers inside Eco’s extraordinary personal library, premiered at the Rome Film Festival last October. We have your first look at the documentary in the trailer above.

“A documentary immersion into all things Eco, Davide Ferrario’s film takes us on a tour of Umberto Eco’s private library, guided by the author himself,” according to a description of the film. “Combining new footage with material he shot with Eco in 2015 for a video installation for the Venice Biennale, Ferrario documents this incredible collection and the man who amassed it. 

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