Comcast Debuts ‘Eternally Rome’ In Celebration Of The World Meeting Of Families – Philadelphia 2015 And The Historic Visit Of Pope Francis
In celebration of the World Meeting of Families – Philadelphia 2015 and the historic visit of Pope Francis to Philadelphia, Comcast today unveiled Eternally Rome, a new 13-minute show presented on "The Comcast Experience" video wall in the Comcast Center lobby.
Eternally Rome is a visual celebration of the ancient, beautiful city, shot using stunning high-resolution cinematography and featuring breathtaking views of some of Rome’s most iconic landmarks, including the Colosseum, Pantheon, The Roman Forum, St. Peter’s Square and Vatican City.
Brian L. Roberts, Chairman and CEO of Comcast, and Archbishop Charles J. Chaput of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, presented the show today to several hundred guests in the Comcast Center lobby.
"Comcast is excited and proud to introduce Eternally Rome, and to share this extraordinary show with the Philadelphia community," said Mr. Roberts. "We hope Eternally Rome will be a symbol of welcome to those visiting from near and far, and part of an unforgettable experience for Philadelphia, the city Comcast has called home for more than 50 years."
"Through its beautiful and engaging cinematography, Eternally Rome has brought the iconic spirit of Rome to life in our City of Philadelphia," said Archbishop Chaput. "I’m most grateful to Comcast for creating this visual celebration of the Eternal City that will enhance the once-in-a-lifetime experience for all who are participating in the World Meeting of Families and the visit of Pope Francis."
Eternally Rome will be shown beginning today, September 17, at 2:00 p.m., and will conclude on Sunday, September 27, at 3:00 p.m. The show will be presented daily at the top of every hour from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., except for 5:00 p.m. on weekdays. Following the 3:00 p.m. final showing of Eternally Rome on September 27, Comcast will carry the Papal Mass live in the Comcast Center lobby at 4:00 p.m.
"The Comcast Experience" video wall in the Comcast Center lobby is a spectacular blending of art and technology, and has become a destination for Philadelphians and visitors to the city. Displaying more than 10 million pixels, The Comcast Experience is one of the world’s highest resolution LED displays standing 83.3 feet wide and 25.4 feet high.
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