Waldensian Review No 132 Summer 2018 - Page 4

Waldensian Day 2017 It was a lovely day in the beautiful setting of Wesley Church, Cambridge. Unfortunately, the speaker from Italy was in poor health and I ended up doing more or less everything … which on the whole worked all right. The 1924 silent film Waldensians was a good introduction to the story of my father (From Sicily to the Waldensian Valleys: the remarkable life of Filippo Scroppo (1910–1993), artist, critic, cultural organiser, teacher, preacher and third generation Protestant) and his family. Faithful for Centuries The film was the idea of a Waldensian film director from Turin (where the film industry was born!), Nino Martinengo, embraced with enthusiasm by pastor Paolo Bosio, a very ac- tive organiser involved with foreign missions such as ours, and a few other people. The script – about 800 years of Waldensian history 2v27WW'f6VB'W&W7F6&&fW76 b6W&67F'BFRf7VGbFVw&RBVFvVBbvBVƗGf"FPW'6RF2FFR&WfW27FfFW2`FRF&V7F"B26V7F2FRf7&Wpg&FRvFV6fӠvVBF66W72V&VƖWf&R6W27V6WFW"vFFV6r2FR7GVF2b6V6GL:&RBWfVFRfF666RRB6BF7VVF'FRRB7FB076W2BFRwV&G2WrvFR7F'2vW&R&fW76@FRǒ6W2G'VRFƖfRvW&RFRvFV6fW2vFWG&2&fFV@'FRvFV6WF6V'2BG&F26G276V&ƒ&"Ц&&,:w&v&VRg&WfW'FƖfRvW&R6fVBFR6W&6W2FRfW2B&VBFǒFR6WFB66ǐ6VFVBFBFWf6FVB&FW"F'G&ƖfRFRGvVFWF6VGW'Vf'GVFVǒW76ƖvW"66R#"v2&W&rFR66&FFPFR#7BvFFR&6FƖ26W&6FBvfRFR7FFRFFRf667@&VvRW6vRf"6W&6'W6W72&Vr6fVBFFRfF6@6vrFR7FGWF&W'F&FW"F&Ɨ6FRg&VVFbFR&W72BV6&RFR( v6GFVGFff.( ( 2FRF6V&VBgFW"7VV6v7BFRfV6RBVvƗFW2GW&rFRVV7F2b#BF&PFR7BVFCb( 2BFRWfW'Fr&RFff7VBƗGFR'ƗGFRFPfv2FW&VB&W7G&7FVBFV&W'2bFRvFV66W&6BFV&VBBv2WfW"ff6ǒV6VB2&6BVBBBWfVGRЦǒ&V6RW7BV2f"6FW7FRV&Ɩ6GBgVB&6r'&BBv2WfVvfV6V7&WBSV&R