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Francesco Arena

Everything Is About To Begin

Visiting the US in 1966 and 1969, Italy’s controversial postwar Renaissance man, Pier Paolo Pasolini, found a rejuvenating energy in his encounters with fellow filmmakers, artists, writers, and activi…

Francesco Arena

On Dec. 12, 1969, a bomb exploded at Milan’s Banca Nazionale dell’Agricoltura. Known as the Strage di Piazza Fontana (Fontana Square Massacre), the event signaled the beginning of a turbulent…