For those in New York City, this spring is an Abel Ferrara
jubilee. Tribeca Film Festival will host the world premiere of his new documentary The Projectionist, which follows Nick Nicolaou, a figure deeply embedded in the city’s exhibition history. Then, the Museum of Modern Art
will host a career retrospective throughout the entire month of May, titled Abel Ferrara Unrated. Finally, Kino Lorber has announced they have picked up the director’s Pier Paolo Pasolini
biopic, which premiered way back at the 2014 Venice Film Festival, for a release starting at NYC’s Metrograph on May 10 before expanding. Following the final days in the Italian director’s life, a new trailer and poster and have now debuted for the drama.
Tommaso Tocci said in our Venice review back in 2014, “Before being beaten and run over with his own car on the beach of Ostia’s Idroscalo, Pasolini was busy