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Frammenti elettrici (Electric Fragments)

Saturday, February 21, 2009, 2:00 p.m.

Theater 2 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 2), T2



Includes the following films:

  • Electric Fragments. New Caledonia

    2004. Italy. Directed by Angela Ricci Lucchi, Yervant Gianikian. Anthropological footage shot in New Caledonia from 1940 to 1950, during the French colonial administration. 8 min.

  • Electric Fragments No. 1: Gypsy-Men

    2002. Italy. Directed by Angela Ricci Lucchi, Yervant Gianikian. Filmed in 1940, this footage depicts the gypsies who survived the Nazi genocide in Northern Italy. 17 min.

  • Electric Fragments No. 2: Vietnam

    2001. Italy. Directed by Angela Ricci Lucchi, Yervant Gianikian. Footage shot a little after WWII, during the French regime. 9 min.

  • Electric Fragments No. 3: Bodies

    2003. Italy. Directed by Angela Ricci Lucchi, Yervant Gianikian. Based on amateur Italian 8mm footage from the 1950s, the film explores sexism and racism. 9 min.

  • Electric Fragments Nos. 4, 5: Asia-Africa

    2005. Italy. Directed by Angela Ricci Lucchi, Yervant Gianikian. Archival material from the 1970s reveals social problems in Pakistan, Afghanistan, Kashmir, Burma, Indonesia, Dahomey, Ivory Coast, and Senegal. 63 min.

This six-part series comments on racism and imperialism.

In the Film exhibition Angela Ricci Lucchi and Yervant Gianikian, A Retrospective

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