• Leo the Moon

    1956. France. Alain Jessua. 16 min.

  • Black Girl

    1965. France/Senegal. Ousmane Sembène. 80 min.

Thursday, April 20, 2006, 6:30 p.m.

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

  • Leo the Moon

    1956. France. Directed by Alain Jessua. Screenplay by Robert Giraud, Jessua. With Jacques Prévert. Set in the streets of a deserted Paris, this atmospheric portrait of an old drifter wears its poetic realist influences on its sleeve. Courtesy Archives Françaises du Film (CNC). 16 min.

  • Black Girl

    1965. France/Senegal. Written and directed by Ousmane Sembène. With Mbissine Thérèse Diop, Anne-Marie Jelinek. Lovingly photographing his title character, Sembène heightens the contrast between a young, beautiful African woman and the petty bourgeois French family who house and ultimately destroy her. A direct and aching parable about colonialism and cultural identity. Courtesy New Yorker Films. 80 min.

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