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FILM SCREENINGS

<i>It for Others</i>. 2013. UK. Directed by Duncan Campbell. Courtesy of LUX. Pictured: Michael Clark Company
  • Statues Also Die

    1953. France. Chris Marker and Alain Resnais. 30 min.

  • It for Others

    2013. Great Britain. Duncan Campbell. 54 min.

Followed by a discussion with Duncan Campbell

Thursday, February 20, 2014, 8:00 p.m.

Theater 1 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 1), T1



  • Statues Also Die

    1953. France. Directed by Chris Marker and Alain Resnais. This classic essay film on African art explores how meaning is transformed through appropriation by Western cultures and offers a critique of colonialism. 30 min.

  • It for Others

    2013. Great Britain. Directed by Duncan Campbell. This meditation on cultural imperialism and the commodification of objects is an expanded historical response to Chris Marker and Alain Resnais’ 1953 film Statues Also Die. It includes chapters on African art, a performance with the Michael Clark Company based on ideas about commodities and exchange, archival material, and a narration by Kate Hardy. New York premiere. 54 min.