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Promo video shooting at the Duomo

Promo video shooting at the Duomo

promotion video by Neon Film Productions for La Battaglia per Barga in June 2019

A lot of movement this morning at the Duomo in Barga Vecchia and most of it a mixture between high tech and medieval as a film crew from Neon Film Productions were filming a video in medieval costume. Last year during the summer Barga was the setting for an enormous recreation of the Battle for […]

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La Battaglia per Barga – day two

La Battaglia per Barga – day two

AD 1230. in Pieve di Loppia near Barga a very powerful political and religious figure of the time, the Piese Ottonello, encourages the inhabitants not to pay taxes imposed by the Government of Lucca.

The armies of Lucca, commanded by Bishop Opizzone, march on Loppia, destroying the castle. Then Lucca moves against Barga and besieges it … The battle begins … (Day one –  video and images can be seen here )  The re-enactment of the Battle for Barga refers to this historical moment and is based in particular […]