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As a writer I am closely involved with society: whenever I see something scandalous, or a gross injustice, I simply cannot ignore it, and I start to write. Literature cannot change the world, but silence is an intolerable sign of acceptance.

Tahar Ben Jelloun

11.03.2014 | 11:00 | Municipal Town Hall, Pordenone

The city seal

PRESENTATION OF THE CITY SEAL TO TAHAR BEN JELLOUN

In an official ceremony, the Mayor of the City of  Pordenone, Claudio Pedrotti, presents the City Seal to Tahar Ben Jelloun.

08.03.2014 | 16:30 | Giuseppe Verdi Municipal Theatre, Pordenone

Inauguration

DEDICA TO TAHAR BEN JELLOUN

Conversation with Tahar Ben Jelloun and Fabio Gambaro

10.03.2014 | 20:45 | Foyer of the Giuseppe Verdi Municipal Theatre, Pordenone

Cinema

DEPARTING AND RETURNING. TRAVELLING WITH T.B.J.

Screening of the documentary film by Francesco Conversano and
Nene Grignaffini (2007)
a MOVIE MOVIE production for RAI EDUCATIONAL
with commentary by the authors and Tahar Ben Jelloun

12.03.2014 | 20:45 | San Francesco former Convent, Pordenone

Theatre

THE BOOK OF THE DARK

Mise en espace from the novel of the same name by Tahar Ben Jelloun
with Tindaro Granata
adapted and directed by Serena Sinigaglia
for Thesis/Dedicafestival

13.03.2014 | 20:45 | Giuseppe Verdi Municipal Theatre, Pordenone

Conversations

L'ABLATION

Presentation of Tahar Ben Jelloun’s latest book
the author in conversation with Antonella Fiori

15.03.2014 | 20:45 | San Francesco former Convent, Pordenone

Music

TAHAR BEN JELLOUN SONGBOOK

Davide Dileo (Boosta) discusses four books by Tahar Ben Jelloun
for Thesis/Dedicafestival

16.03.2014 | 11:00 | San Francesco former Convent, Pordenone

Dedicated to children

STORIES FROM A HUNDRED-YEAR NIGHT

La Belle au bois dormant by Tahar Ben Jelloun and other fables from Morocco
narrated by Chiara Carminati and Gianluca Magnani
for Thesis/Dedicafestival

17.03.2014 | 20:45 | San Francesco former Convent, Pordenone

Theatre

THE SAND CHILD

Theatre reading from the novel of the same name by Tahar Ben Jelloun
with Maria Paiato
dramatization and mise en espace by Stefano Massini
for Thesis/Dedicafestival

19.03.2014 | 20:45 | San Francesco former Convent, Pordenone

Conversations

THE LONG ARAB TRANSITION

Conversation with Renzo Guolo, Francesca Paci,
and Alessandro Mezzena Lona

20.03.2014 | 20:45 | San Francesco Former Convent, Pordenone

Cinema

NIGHT WITHOUT END

Screening of film by Elisabetta Sgarbi (2004), 80 minutes
with Galatea Ranzi, Toni Servillo, Laura Morante and Anna Bonaiuto
commentary by Elisabetta Sgarbi

22.03.2014 | 20:45 | Giuseppe Verdi Municipal Theatre, Pordenone

Music

LA DANSE DES VENTS

Music from Morocco
Aziz Sahmaoui & University of Gnawa in concert

Dedica for School

DEDICA FOR SCHOOL

The Dedica Festival, which is sponsored by the Province and the Municipality of Pordenone and by Coop Consumatori Nordest, once more turns its attention to the new generations: three courses, specially dedicated to students from Upper High Schools, will be organized with the aim of offering them the chance to get to know the leading figures in the world of  international literature.