”When the World Answered: Florence, Women Artists and the 1966 Flood” premieres in Florence. AWA’s latest documentary had its world premiere at the packed Odeon Cinehall, Florence’s iconic theater in October 2015. "… not an empty seat was to be found in the auditorium," writes journalist Mary Gray. ”The evening began with opening remarks from the authors and government representatives including Eugenio Giani, president of the Tuscan Region; Sara Funaro, Welfare and Equality Councilor; and Abigail Rupp, Consul General of the United States in Florence. Kathryn Rakich, program assistant at the United States Consulate in Florence, served as Master of Ceremonies.