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Mamoun introduces Pasolini’s ‘Gospel according to Matthew’

Mamoun Hassan gave a brief introductory talk on the work of Pasolini at the matinee screening of the epic, Gospel according to Matthew’ at the the National Film Theatre in London yesterday to a full house.

The film is being shown as part of the British Film Institute’s month-long retrospective of the work of the Italian Neorealist poet and film director, Pier Paolo Pasolini.  The talk was introduced by David Somerset, Education Curator of the BFI.

We would like to thank David Somerset and the staff of the National Film Theatre in London for allowing us to share this introduction to Pasolini.

Following the screening, Mamoun attempted to buy a DVD of the film at the BFI shop but was disappointed, yet pleased to find it was sold out – much to the surprise of the staff – who have re-ordered stocks. Get them while you can!

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Mamoun to talk on The Gospel According to Matthew

51KZ5MQKWXL._SL500_AA300_Mamoun Hassan will be appearing next Friday 8 March at the National Film Theatre, South Bank, London. He will be giving a brief introduction to the powerful, spiritual epic ‘The Gospel According to Matthew‘ shown as part of the Pier Paulo Pasolini retrospective at the British Film Institute. ( Italy-France 1964 Directed by Pier Paolo Pasolini with Enrique Irazoqui, Marguerita Caruso, Susanna Pasolini Running time 140min)

For more information or to book online at selected theatres visit the BFI website. www.bfi.org.uk

This classic  movie has been restored for re- release to Movie Theatres by the BFI.

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