Pasolini : An Homage for his 100th Anniversary during the Castro Theatre’s Centennial

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  A    homage to Pier Paolo Pasolini on the 100-year anniversary of his birth will take place at the legendary Castro Theatre in San Francisco, CA. in September. It follows the recent successful Pasolini complete retrospective ‘Carnal Knowledge”  that Cinecittá premiered at the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures in Los Angeles. Cinema Italia San … Continue reading

Queerguru’s José Mayorga with “Postcards from Guatemala / Saint Sebastian”

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  On January 4th 2022, Queerguru posted “Postcards from the Edge: a Benefit for Visual AIDS” a highly recommended art show to follow up every annual edition, not to be missed! AIDS is always a concern and the pandemic is far to be over.  Those postcards, and the ones Mike Nichols gave us in his … Continue reading

Queerguru’s Jose Mayorga reviews The Hottest Summer (L’ Estate piu Calda)

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A fiction set in Sicily in a Roman Catholic context. During record-breaking hot summer days,  charismatic and handsome soon-to-be-priest deacon Don Nicola (Gianmarco Saurino) visits the small villa and catches the eye and interest of volunteers at the church camp and close friends Valentina (Alice Angelica) and Lucia (Nicole Damiani).  Don Nicola´s allure is like … Continue reading

THE QUEER CODE: Secret Languages of LGBTQ+ art

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  THE SIGNIFIERS OF IDENTITY ARE HIDDEN IN PLAIN SIGHT LBTQ artists have always existed and so has LGBTQ+ art. Antiquity was a time of more acceptance, Greeks and Romans had more open attitudes towards sexuality (Hadrian and Antinous, Achilles and Patroclus, David and Johnathan) that is why artists from all ages constantly return to … Continue reading

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