A-|A+

MoMA

FILM SCREENINGS

  • Images of the East, Barbaric Tourism

    2001. Italy. Angela Ricci Lucchi, Yervant Gianikian. 62 min.

Saturday, February 28, 2009, 4:15 p.m.

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



  • Images of the East, Barbaric Tourism

    2001. Italy. Directed by Angela Ricci Lucchi, Yervant Gianikian. The filmmakers use footage shot in India by tourists in the late 1920s to illustrate the elitist attitudes of Westerners toward the Far East. The film contrasts the wretched life of the poor and malnourished with the sumptuous lifestyles of the Europeans. 62 min.