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FILM SCREENINGS

  • La Jetée

    1962. Chris Marker. 29 min.

  • Statues Also Die

    1953. Alain Resnais, Chris Marker. 29 min.

  • Pondichéry, juste avant l'oubli

    1987. Joël Farges. 52 min.

Thursday, May 4, 2006, 8:00 p.m.

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



  • La Jetée

    1962. Written, directed, and photographed by Chris Marker. With Jean Négroni. Often billed as a landmark of science fiction, Marker's story of menacing governmental experiments and time travel is told through a succession of still images and clear and chilling narration. A rare screening of the original English-language version. Courtesy New Yorker Films. 29 min.

  • Statues Also Die

    1953. Directed by Alain Resnais, Chris Marker. Screenplay by Marker. With Jean Négroni. An image-essay examining African sculpture and its entombment in European museums. Courtesy Édition Présence Africaine. 29 min.

  • Pondichéry, juste avant l'oubli

    1987. Directed by Joël Farges. With Souni Sukla, Maurice Sukla. A cinematic love letter to Pondicherry, a port town in South India that still bears the stamp of its French colonial past. Farges evokes the birthplace he will never return to and the sister he will never see again. Courtesy Les Films de L'Atalante. 52 min.

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