Indiana University's Black Film Center/Archive Presents Jean Rouch Retrospective (Starts Sat.)

From Shadow and Act Fri Feb 8 2013, 14:33:56

An African cinema history lesson is coming to the midwest, courtesy of Indiana University's Black Film Center/Archive, Department of Communication and Culture, Film and Media Studies, Departments of Anthropology, History, African Studies, French and Italian, and IU Cinema. A selection of rarely screened ethnographic films that Jean Rouch (the French expatriate filmmaker) recorded in Mali and Niger primarily, preserved by the Archives françaises du film du CNC, Bois d'Arcy. Rouch (1917-2004) radically transformed nonfiction cinema, with more than 100 films. Even today, Rouch's films are still quite provocative and controversial in...

[view whole blog post ]
 See More    |     Report Abuse


You might also be interested in the following news stories:

Tchad:   Quatre soldats tchadiens tués au Niger (news)
Radio Okapi
28 August 2016

Mort de quatre soldats tchadiens, hier vendredi dans une zone située à la frontière entre le Niger et le Nigeria. Leur véhicule a sauté sur une mine, selon l'Agence ... [read more]

Niger:   Les vols des pèlerins pour La Mecque fortement perturbés (news)
Radio France Internationale
27 August 2016

Au Niger, les vols charters qui doivent transporter les 12 000 pèlerins nigériens n'ont pas encore commencé. Les premiers vols devaient commencer le 16 août 2016. Les vols ... [read more]

Niger:   Le vice-champion olympique de taekwondo, Issoufou Alfaga, couvert de cadeaux (news)
Fasozine
26 August 2016

Le vice-champion olympique de taekwondo, Issoufou Alfaga, a été triomphalement accueilli jeudi dans la capitale nigérienne par ses compatriotes. Pour manifester la gratitude de la ... [read more]



blogAfrica is allAfrica.com's platform to help you keep an ear on the African blogosphere. We draw diverse voices from around the world who post regularly and insightfully about African issues. Bloggers, submit your blog's rss-feed!