Archives, Appropriation, and Montage: Rewriting History and the Personal in Arab Film
Thursday, October 13, 2011, 6:00 p.m.
Theater 3 (The Celeste Bartos Theater), mezzanine, The Lewis B. and Dorothy Cullman Education and Research Building
This roundtable discussion focuses on the reflection of modernity in contemporary Middle Eastern cinema, with a particular focus on the reconstitution and appropriation of social, political, and personal perspectives of history through the use of found footage. Participants include film critic and historian Jean-Michel Frodon, independent film and visual arts curator and writer Rasha Salti, artist and filmmaker Rania Stephan, and scholar Karim Tartoussieh. Organized in conjunction with the exhibition Mapping Subjectivity: Experimentation in Arab Cinema from the 1960s to Now, Part II.
In the Film exhibition Mapping Subjectivity: Experimentation in Arab Cinema from the 1960s to Now, Part II
Tickets are available online, at the information desk in the main lobby, at the film desk after 4:00 p.m., and at the Education and Research Building reception desk one hour before the start of the program.