Patrick Rumble

PERSISTENCE OF VISION: THE FILMS OF PAOLO GIOLI

June 2014

After the history of the rectangle in film, we’ll have to write a history of the meaning of darkness in the cinema. —Paolo Gioli  IN HIS DE ANIMA, Aristotle identifies the human being as a blinking animal—at once capable of vision but … READ ON

IN PRINT Summer 2014 [TOC]

A CINEMA OF POETRY: THE FILMS OF PIER PAOLO PASOLINI

January 2013

PIER PAOLO PASOLINI first visited New York City in late 1966, and what he found there surprised him: In the heated context of the antiwar movement and the struggle for civil rights—which he characterized forcefully as a “civil war”—the… READ ON

IN PRINT January 2013 [TOC]

A Cinema of Poetry

Patrick Rumble on Pier Paolo Pasolini

December 2012

PIER PAOLO PASOLINI first visited New York City in late 1966, and what he found there surprised him: In the heated context of the antiwar movement and the struggle for civil rights—which he characterized forcefully as a “civil war”—the… READ ON

FILM

Pier Paolo Pasolini

September 2005

Curated by Bernhart Schwenk and Michael Semff Pasolini was twentieth-century Italy’s most important and provocative cultural figure. A writer, filmmaker, playwright, and painter, he focused his oeuvre on sexuality, politics, religion, and… READ ON

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