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Birthplace of Pier Paolo Pasolini – Via Borgonuovo, 4

Via Borgonuovo, 4 Bologna (BO)

Reference maps: D-5


Date of last update: 23/05/2019, 16:54

photo by Roberto Villa

In 1922 Pier Paolo Pasolini was born in Bologna, in this street, he was an Italian film director and intellectual, a symbol of the rediscovery and development of the identity of the Italian homosexual community.

He lives here during his school years (he attended the Galvani High School) and his university years (he got a degree in Letters) and he writes his first poems here. In 1955 he founds and manages, together with Francesco Leonetti and Roberto Roversi, the magazine “Officina”.
The Renzi Library of “Fondazione Cineteca” (Film Collection Foundation) of Bologna is the seat of the Study Centre-Archive Pier Paolo Pasolini, which includes, among other things, documents of the artist, magazines, monographs and essays of scholars on the work of Pasolini, more than 1,000 audiovisual materials with his films, photographs and tapes of speeches by Pasolini.  

by bus: lines and timetables on the website www.tper.it

by car: located in restricted traffic zone ZTL. Ring road exits n. 11/11bis-12 direction city center.

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