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Taboo Film Series

Witness some of the most controversial films of our time. Opening the series and setting the bar is Salo (120 days of Sodom) by Pier Paolo Pasolini. Made in 1975, it was banned in Australia until 2010. Be challenged by the themes and content of this classic and other local and international films embodying the essence of TABOO.

Thursday 10 January
Salò (120 Days of Sodom)
Park Circus
116 minutes plus Compulsory Documentary DVD
Director: Pier Paolo Pasolini:
Set in the Nazi-controlled, northern Italian state of Salò in 1944, four dignitaries round up sixteen perfect specimens of youth and take them together with guards, servants and studs to a palace near Marzabotto. This film was banned in Australia 3 times between it’s release until 2010, when the ban was lifted, and once again Australian audiences have the opportunity to judge one of the most controversial films in the history of cinema. A work of rigorous moral intelligence or a descent into a nightmare of cruelty and lust?

FREE, drop-in
Please be seated by 7.00pm
over 18s only

Alicia Henry
Untitled Mask/face 2003
mixed media, fabric
Image courtesy the artist and Carl Hammer Gallery, Chicago
© the artist

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10 January 2013, 7:00-9:00pm

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