Campania Felix Introduces Pasolini Film Screening Series in San Francisco

A New Series Celebrating a Master of Italian Cinema.

San Francisco, CA, September 11, 2013 --( Pasolini: film screenings, discussion, music and poetry

Celebrating a master of Italian cinema

On the heels of a major retrospective at MOMA in New York, and at UCLA and the American Cinemateque in Los Angeles, Luce Cinecittà and Fondo Pier Paolo Pasolini/Cineteca di Bologna, in association with Colpa Cinema and the Italian Cultural Institute of San Francisco, present Pasolini, a sampling of the three periods of Italian film master Pier Paolo Pasolini (1922 – 1975), on the 14th and 15th of September at the Castro and Roxie Cinemas, followed by a discussion, music and poetry night at the IIC on the 17th. The exhibition continues at the Pacific Film Archive and is part of a larger national tour of 22 Pasolini films, on newly made 35mm prints. From the Bay Area, the film series will travel to Columbus, Washington, Cleveland, Chicago, and Toronto.

Tickets for all Pasolini screenings are $12 and will be available through the Castro Theatre and Roxie Theatre box offices or at

Saturday, 14 September, Castro Theatre
429 Castro St San Francisco, CA
(415) 621-6120
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4:00 PM Mamma Roma Introduced by Barth David Schwartz, author of Pasolini Requiem.
6:30 PM Medea Opening Night Film Introduced by Ninetto Davoli, leading actor in many of Pasolini’s films; followed by a party in the mezzanine ($15). In collaboration with the Consulate General of Greece.
8:30-9:30 PM – PARTY $15 (in the mezzanine of the Castro) – catered by C’era Una Volta Restaurant.
9:30 PM Il Decameron (The Decameron) Introduced by Ninetto Davoli.
Sunday, 15 September, Roxie Theatre
3117 16th Street, San Francisco, CA
(415) 863-1087
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2:00 pm Salò o le 120 Giornate di Sodoma (Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom)
4:30 pm Il Fiore delle Mille e Una Notte (Arabian Nights) Q&A with Ninetto Davoli and Barth David Schwartz.
7:15 pm I Racconti di Canterbury (The Canterbury Tales) Introduced by Ninetto Davoli
9:45 pm Salò o le 120 Giornate di Sodoma (Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom) Introduced by Barth David Schwartz.
Tuesday 17 September, IIC
814 Montgomery Street, San Francisco
(415) 788 7142
Campania Felix
Paolo Pontoniere
Amelia Antonucci, Managing Director,
Cell 917-478-0694