2009. Morocco. Hakim Belabbes. 91 min.
Wednesday, October 19, 2011, 7:00 p.m.
Theater 2 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 2), T2
2009. Morocco. Directed by Hakim Belabbes. An unflinchingly intimate chronicle of the filmmaker’s family in Morocco, made from footage collected over more than a decade, In Pieces captures the passage of time across generations. It is a poetic account of a country, as Belabbes, an eccentric figure in Moroccan cinema, records the extent to which larger social and political change has—or has not—affected his modest family. Narrated in a hybrid of first-person plural and singular, the film gracefully shifts between fiction and nonfiction. In Arabic, French; English subtitles. 91 min.
In the Film exhibition Mapping Subjectivity: Experimentation in Arab Cinema from the 1960s to Now, Part II
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