Watch here a program that brings together 3 films by Pasolini in conversation with three contemporary documentaries!
•• 𝑵𝒐𝒕𝒆𝒔 𝑻𝒐𝒘𝒂𝒓𝒅𝒔 𝒂𝒏 𝑨𝒇𝒓𝒊𝒄𝒂𝒏 𝑶𝒓𝒆𝒔𝒕𝒆𝒔 (Pier Paolo Pasolini, 1970) – Pier Paolo Pasolini has a project for a film adaptation of Aeschylus Orestia. He travels through Uganda and Tanzania in search of people who could convincingly play the characters of the Greek tragedy.
•• 𝑿𝒂𝒂𝒓 𝒀𝒂𝒍𝒍𝒂̀ (Mamadou Khouma Gueye, 2021)- The seas advances on the city of Saint Louis of which certain districts, enclosed between the sea and the river, risk disappearing.
•• 𝑻𝒉𝒆 𝒑𝒂𝒑𝒆𝒓 𝒇𝒍𝒐𝒘𝒆𝒓 𝒔𝒆𝒒𝒖𝒆𝒏𝒄𝒆 (Pier Paolo Pasolini, 1969) – A man walks through the streets of Rome, while images of wars, genocides, social protests around the world are superimposed on his carefree walk.
•• 𝑰𝒏𝒔𝒖𝒓𝒈𝒆𝒏𝒄𝒆 (Groupe Épopée, 2013) – A documentary about the vast political mobilization that took place in Quebec during the spring of 2012. Initially propelled by the student strike for accessible education, the scope of the movement soon broadened to a larger revolutionary.
•• 𝑳𝒂 𝑹𝒂𝒃𝒃𝒊𝒂 𝒅𝒊 𝑷𝒂𝒔𝒐𝒍𝒊𝒏𝒊 (Giuseppe Bertolucci and Pier Paolo Pasolini, 2008) – An attempt to reconstruct Pasolini’s segment of the film La Rabbia (1963), a documentary made of news footage accompanied by a harsh critique in voice-off.
•• 𝑾𝒆 𝑨𝒓𝒆 𝑩𝒆𝒄𝒐𝒎𝒆 𝑫𝒆𝒂𝒕𝒉 (Jean-Gabriel Périot, 2014) – We knew the world wasn’t the same anymore. Some laughed. Others cried. Most stayed silent.