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FILM SCREENINGS

  • Black Girl

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

  • Leo the Moon

    1956. France. Alain Jessua. 16 min.

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

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



  • 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.

  • 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.

In the Film exhibition Prix Jean Vigo

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