Le Mura di Sana'a [The Walls of Sana'a]

Pier Paolo Pasolini (director, screenwriter, narrator)
Alberto Moravia (subject)

N.p. N.p., Circa 1971. Vintage borderless reference photograph of director Pier Paolo Pasolini and unidentified crew member, with author Alberto Moravia in the background, during the filming of the 1971 short documentary film.

On the final day of shooting his 1971 film "The Decameron" in Sana'a, Yemen, Pasolini began shooting the 16-minute documentary of the historic 2500-year-old city center, in an effort to have it recognized as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. The city center was in threat from modernization following the end of the North Yemen Civil War.

The Old City of Sana'a was decalred a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1986.

9.5 x 7 inches. Near Fine.

[Book #150344]