Calendar

I believe that every book arrives with its own complete character. My job is to use the utmost care to catch it, putting me and my desires aside. When I write, I want to be possessed by the book, "to be written by the book itself".

Hisham Matar

07.03.2020 | 16:30 | Teatro Comunale Giuseppe Verdi, Pordenone

Inauguration

INAUGURATION OF THE FESTIVAL

Opening of the Festival with Hisham Matar
presented by Benedetta Tobagi

08.03.2020 | 11:00 | Exhibition Hall of the Civic Library, Pordenone

Exhibitions

LIBYA INFELIX

Inauguration of an exhibition of photographs by Elio Ciol
presented by Angelo Bertani
with the participation of Elio Ciol and Hisham Matar

07.03.2020 | 20:45 | Teatro Comunale Giuseppe Verdi, Pordenone

Theatre

THE RETURN. FATHERS, SONS AND THE LAND IN BETWEEN

Scenic reading in concert form of Hisham Matar’s book
with Michele Riondino and Teho Teardo
on the cello Laura Bisceglia and Giovanna Famulari

09.03.2020 | 20:45 | San Francesco Convent, Pordenone

Conversations

THE GAME OF 'RISK' AND LIBYA

Conversation with Francesco Strazzari
presented by Cristiano Riva

10.03.2020 | 11:00 | Università Ca’ Foscari, Venezia

Conversations

THE ART OF SELF-EXHAMINATION

Conversation with Hisham Matar
hosted by Shaul Bassi

10.03.2020 | 20:45 | Convento San Francesco, Pordenone

Conversations

I KHALED: I SELL PEOPLE AND I AM INNOCENT

Conversation with Francesca Mannocchi
conducted by Alessandro Mezzena Lona

11.03.2020 | 10:00 | Convento San Francesco, Pordenone

Conversations

LIFE IS THE ART OF THE MEETING

Conversation with Hisham Matar and Gianluca Buttolo
conducted by Claudio Cattaruzza

11.03.2020 | 20:45 | Convento San Francesco, Pordenone

Theatre

ANATOMY OF A DISAPPEARANCE

Scenic reading from the book of the same name by Hisham Matar
dramaturgy and direction by Mario Perrotta
with Mario Perrotta

12.03.2020 | 11:00 | Municipal Town Hall, Pordenone

The city seal

PRESENTATION OF THE CITY SEAL TO HISHAM MATAR

PRESENTATION OF THE CITY SEAL TO HISHAM MATAR
Official Ceremony

Event cancelled

 

WORDS AND IMAGES FOR HISHAM MATAR
Students’ awarding

Event postponed to 2021, for Schools only

 

12.03.2020 | 20:45 | San Francesco Convent, Pordenone

Conversations

STARTING FROM SIENA

Conversation with Chiara Frugoni and Hisham Matar
on the occasion of the publication of the new book by Hisham Matar
Un punto di approdo (A month in Siena)
conducted by Fulvio Dell’Agnese

14.03.2020 | 16:00 | San Francesco Convent, Pordenone

Dedicated to children

IL LIBRO DI DOT

Animated reading from the book of the same name by Hisham Matar and Gianluca Buttolo
by Association 0432

11.03.2020 | 11:00 | San Francesco Convent, Pordenone

Exhibitions

DI STORIE E DI MATITE

Inauguration of the exhibition of the works of Gianluca Buttolo:
Di storie e di matite (About stories and pencils)
at the end of “Life is the art of the meeting”
Conversation with Hisham Matar and Gianluca Buttolo
leads Claudio Cattaruzza

13.03.2020 | 20:45 | San Francesco Convent, Pordenone

Theatre

LIBYA. BACK HOME

Teatrical documentary with Miriam Selima Fieno
design, dramaturgy and directed by Paola Di Mitri
scripts by Khalifa Abo Khraisse, Giancarlo Fieno and Miriam Selima Fieno
documentary directed and produced by Davide Crudetti
original music by Teho Teardo

Dedica for School

READING WITH DEDICA

Dedica continues to focus very closely on the younger generations, organizing special events reserved to students and designed to give them the opportunity of getting to know the major players on the international literary stage.

Dedica for School

DEDICA BOOKBLOG

The BookBlog of the Turin International Book Fair

14.03.2020 | 20:45 | Capitol Event Hall, Pordenone

Music

DHAFER YOUSSEF IN CONCERT

Dhafer Youssef, voice and oud
Adriano Dos Santos, percussion
Eivind Aarset, guitar
Raffaele Casarano, saxophone and clarinet

10.03.2020 | 11:00 | Università Ca’ Foscari, Venezia

Dedica for School

DEDICA AT UNIVERSITY

Dedica’s partnership has also been renewed with the Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, which will host a conversation with Hisham Matar entitled “The art of looking at himself” conducted by Shaul Bassi, professor of English literature, founder of the Incroci di Civiltà festival and director of the International Center for the Humanities and Social Change of Ca’ Foscari, partner of Dedica.