Italian Filmmaker Pier Paolo Pasolini's Works Featured at Screening Event in Suzhou

(MENAFN) A screening event featuring works by renowned Italian filmmaker Pier Paolo Pasolini opened in Suzhou, east China's Jiangsu Province, on Friday. The event will last until Sunday and will screen seven of Pasolini's films shot in the 1960s, including Accattone, The Gospel According to St. Matthew, Mamma Roma, and Oedipus Rex. The event is supported by the Jiangnan Branch of the China Film Archive (CFA) and the Italian Embassy in China.

In addition to the film screenings, the event will also feature a themed exhibition and an Italian-style coffee market, among other activities, to immerse visitors in Italian arts and cultures. This event is the first since the launch of the CFA Jiangnan Branch earlier this month. The new branch, located in Suzhou, will focus on developing cultural products, cultivating talent, and organizing art film screenings in the future.

Pasolini's films are known for their social commentary and unique style, making them a significant part of Italian film history. The screening event will provide Chinese audiences with an opportunity to appreciate the works of one of Italy's most iconic filmmakers. It also highlights the strong cultural ties between Italy and China and the importance of promoting cultural exchange and cooperation.

The event is expected to attract film enthusiasts and cultural connoisseurs in Suzhou and the surrounding areas. Through the film screenings and cultural activities, the visitors will have a chance to gain a deeper understanding of Italian culture and arts, while also appreciating the timeless works of Pier Paolo Pasolini. Overall, this event serves as a platform for promoting cultural exchange and strengthening ties between Italy and China, as well as highlighting the importance of preserving and promoting the world's cultural heritage.



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