A week of events for Pier Paolo Pasolini

On March 5, 1922, Pier Paolo Pasolini was born, poet and novelist, director, attentive and clear intellectual of Italian society. On the occasion of the centenary of the artist’s birth, the teaching staff of the innovative school library “Pier Paolo Pasolini” of the IISS “Garrone” organizes a week of events entitled Where the clouds go. 100 Years of Pier Paolo Pasolini.

After the exciting week of the “WANNÀ – FESTIVAL DELLA POLITICA GIOVANE”, which from 22 to 25 February students and teachers in nationality workshops and meetings for the public on the topics of the policy of the future, the challenges and the Dreams of young people engaged. Generations, the “Garrone” continued his commitment to educate his students in the critical spirit and awareness of the present through the rediscovery of Pasolini’s figure.

The work of the intellectual is the starting point for profound reflections for the teachers and students of the higher education institution. The way Pasolini described the youth of the time, including the contradictions and problems of our time, allows us to meditate on the importance of the education and civic education of the new generations.

In the present moment, so full of questions and fears, recalling the critical spirit that inspires Pasolini’s work, means inviting students to ask for experienced security, not to be intimidated by force and, finally, to personally seek without mediation to expose to truth. In this sense, Pasolini was a “philosopher” who, with the help of the tools that were given to him by the culture of his time and to draw from the millennial heirs of Western culture, was able to give his contemporaries the multiple and complex development of understand and transmit social, political understanding. and economically.

Pasolini, with his writings, still questions us about the word ‘progress’, in an era in which technology creates the possibility of unlimited and global industrialization, but leaves a very large part of humanity behind. , who is forced to starve in war. Pasolini did not see the “Third World” thousands of miles away, but he found it under his house, in the urban subclass of Roman villages and among the workers of southern Italy: today we see the “Third World” with us come.

Pasolini defended the “values” born of the war of liberation by the Nazi fascists, crucial for the democratic development of Italy, for the formulation of the Constitution and the rights enshrined in the Charter protects, and among them he increased the value of “knowledge.” “As distinctive of a civilized and mature society against a civilization of ignorance and consumerism.

Interpretation of the school’s duty to promote values ​​that shape the conscious and responsible citizens and knowledge, to encourage teachers and students of the Garrone Institute and to participate in initiatives that share the knowledge of Pier Paolo Pasolini as intellectuals, writers and Director: Readings of excerpts from literary works, film screenings by director Pasolini, stories about the character of man and his death and March 5, the date of the artist’s birth, a travel show / representation, by students, inspired by the stories of Canterbury and a Debate between students and teachers about the secrets of the artist’s death.

Finally, the “Garrone Press Agency” created a digital “exhibition” about the public and private image of Pasolini and his visionary works, available on the Garrone’s YouTube channel, and broadcast on the screens of all the institute’s offices.


Tuesday, March 1, 2022
Innovative school library “Pier Paolo Pasolini – from 8.15 to 12.15 – Reading of some chapters from the novel” Ragazzi di vita “

at the same time
Descartes Workshop – Movie “Accattone”

Wednesday, March 2, 2022
Innovative school library “Pier Paolo Pasolini – from 8.15 to 12.15 – Reading of some chapters from the novel” Ragazzi di vita “

at the same time
Descartes Workshop – Movie “Mamma Roma”

Thursday, March 3, 2022
Innovative school library “Pier Paolo Pasolini – from 8.15 to 12.15 – Reading of some chapters from the novel” Ragazzi di vita “

Watch Descartes Workshop Movie “Birds and birds”

Friday, March 4, 2022
10.00 – LECTIO MAGISTRALIS by prof. Emanuele Cutrone – “The Pasolini Scandal”

Saturday, March 5, 2022 – Birthday of Pier Paolo Pasolini
From 9.00 – Chaucer / Pasolini Dramatization of 5 stories from “The Canterbury Tales” with a walking tour of students and students / pilgrims simulating places and stages of the pilgrimage in the seat of the Institute.

Next – 10.00 – Debate: It is fair to say that Pasolini was assassinated
as an uncomfortable man? published by Prof. Vittoria Mineccia.

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