1971 · N.p.
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. (Inventory #: 150344)