"Forgotten Lives: The Ancient City of Troy" is a 2009 documentary directed by Department of Classics professor David Soren, with the participation of University of Arizona students as researchers and actors. The film examines the life of Frank Calvert who discovered the lost city of Troy but whose accomplishments have been largely lost to the history books.
Dr. Soren is Regents Professor of Classics with the University of Arizona and Director of the Orvieto Institute in Umbria. He holds a B.A. in Greek & Roman Studies from Dartmouth, and an M.A. in Fine Arts and Ph.D. in Classical Archaeology from Harvard University. His specialties include Roman Archaeology, and the making of documentaries. He has done extensive field work in Cyprus, Portugal, Tunisia and Italy, is widely published, and has received numerous honors and awards for his work. Regents Professor Soren was honored with the 2005 Excellence in International Service Award. Professor Soren founded and continues to direct the Orvieto Institute in Italy, now the University's largest study abroad program, just north of Rome.