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Postponed—Pier Paolo Pasolini ‘Comizi d’Amore’

Glasgow Film Theatre, 12 Rose Street, Glasgow, G3 6RB

Wednesday 29 April 2020

[This project has been POSTPONED due to Covid-19]

We are so sorry to say that our planned public programme for this year's Glasgow International 2020 is postponed due to the global and local impacts of measures relating to the outbreak of Covid-19 (Coronavirus). This includes our new project with Sharon Hayes, the associated events and the launch of our new publication 'A Place for the Work and the Human Being'. We will be keeping everyone posted with future plans when they become clear, and hope to be able to share some online content in the meantime. For now though, we hope everyone can stay safe and healthy.

Read the statement from Glasgow International here.

A one-off screening of Pier Paolo Pasolini’s feature-length documentary ‘Comizi d’amore’ (Love Meetings). Developed during a period of rapid modernisation and socioeconomic transformation across Italy, the film examines Italian attitudes towards sex and sexuality, relationships, gender and contemporary collective identifications.

‘Love Meetings’ follows Pasolini and a small camera crew through Italy where, at beach resorts, town centres, universities, fields and factories, they interview groups of students, children and co-workers. Filmed in the cinéma-vérité style, Pasolini himself often appears just out of shot with microphone extended, posing questions which reveal their subjects’ freedoms and prejudices, or “inversions” and “perversions”. Pasolini divides this cinematic report into a series of ‘ricerches’ or researches.

Wednesday 29 April, 6.15pm
Tickets £6.50, booking via GFT box office (tickets released 18 March)

This screening is presented as part of Glasgow International 2020 in conjunction with The Common Guild's exhibition 'Ricerche' by Sharon Hayes.

Image: Sharon Hayes, ‘Ricerche: three’, 2013
Single channel HD video, HD video still
Participants (from left to right): Jasmine Brown, Laakan McHardy, Paola Lopez, Anarkalee Perera, Zehra Ali Khan, Sara Amjad
Courtesy of the artist and Tanya Leighton, Berlin

‘Comizi d’amore’ will be presented in Italian with English subtitles

89 minutes
Directed by Pier Paolo Pasolini
With Pier Paolo Pasolini, Alberto Moravia, Oriana Fallaci, Antonella Lualdi
Compass Films / Instituto Luce Cinecittà


Exhibition / 'Ricerche'
Event / Mason Leaver-Yap on Sharon Hayes