Roland Wounded

  • April 12, 2017 / 11:00
  • April 15, 2017 / 19:00

Director: Vincent Dieutre
Cast: Fleur Albert, Paola La Rosa, Sandeh Veet, Rosaria Esposito, Vincent Dieutre
France, 2015, 104’, color
French and Italian with English and Turkish subtitles

The third, Sicilian part of the “Films of Europe” cycle inspires from the testamentary document written by Pasolini not long before his death, which metaphorically communicated his political despair about the “disappearance of the fireflies,” and Didi-Huberman’s reply. Vincent Dieutre travels across the far south of Europe in search of today’s “fireflies” who invent a political life on a daily basis. The filmmaker finds them, on the way, in Palermo’s first gay demonstration, among the occupants of the Garibaldi Theatre, or the young militants of Lampedusa. Dieutre’s essay-film comments on contemporary Sicilian society, the state of politics in Italy and Europe today.

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