Pasolini’s ‘The Hawks and the Sparrows’: A comic Marxist fable — how often do you get to see one of those?

Pasolini’s engaging fable The Hawks and the Sparrows (1966) is the work of a filmmaker who’s still able to make his points with humor. It's a far better way to remember Pasolini than Salo. Read more [...]

A month of Pier Paolo Pasolini — filmmaker, author, Renaissance man — at the UCLA Film Archive

Italy's Pier Paolo Pasolini was a renowned filmmaker, novelist, poet and political gadfly. He was also Catholic, Marxist and gay, not to mention a born iconoclast. He had no shortage of artistic material, in other words. This month the UCLA Film Archive offers a great opportunity to (re)discover Pasolini with 12 of his films, in new 35mm prints. Read more [...]