2-Part, 40-film Jean Rouch Retrospective At FIAF & Anthology Film Archives In NYC, 11/7 - 11/27

From Shadow and Act Sat Nov 10 2012, 10:15:56

We announced this in August, and now the time has come, so New Yorkers, collect yourselves and go be educated and even entertained. An African cinema history lesson is coming your way, courtesy of Icarus Films... the kind you probably won't get in film school; I didn't see or hear the name Jean Rouch (the French expatriate filmmaker) until I picked up a copy of Manthia Diawara's African Cinema: Politics and Culture, and that wasn't so long ago. A selection of rarely screened ethnographic films that Jean Rouch recorded in Mali and Niger primarily, have been preserved by the Archives françaises du film du CNC, Bois d'Arcy. Rouch...

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