Seeking Locations in Palestine with Notes for an African Oresteia & Walls of Sana'a

Approx. Duration: 2 hour 7 minutes

TIFF Cinematheque - Retrospective

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These three intriguing short documentaries follow Pasolini in his journeys to Uganda, Yemen and the Holy Land.

Films in Seeking Locations in Palestine

    • Notes for an African Oresteia
    • Appunti per un'Orestiade Africana
    • Pier Paolo Pasolini
    • This rarely screened documentary follows Pasolini as he scouts locations and actors for his never-completed version of the classic Aeschylus tragedy, which he planned to set in contemporary Uganda and Tanzania.

    • Walls of Sana'a
    • Le mura di Sana'a
    • Pier Paolo Pasolini
    • A ravishing documentary portrait of the Yemeni capital of Sana'a, which entranced Pasolini during the shoot of The Decameron and whose threatened old quarter he hoped to preserve by having it declared a UNESCO World Heritage site.