Oumarou Ganda retrospective

Les statues meurent aussi

by Chris Marker, Alain Resnais et Ghislain Cloquet, 1953

FRANCE | 30 min | VOF

Focusing on African art, and specifically on statues and masks, Alain Resnais’s film is a passionate plea against the until then unsuspected wrongdoings of colonialism: it has destroyed all the inner richness of pantheistic and magic culture of these regions, to slowly replace it by mass production, serving commercial and venal purposes…

Free admission subject to availability of seats
Discussion

Friday, February 11th

Session 1 at 1:30 pm

Cinémathèque québécoise

335 Boul. de Maisonneuve E, Montréal, QC H2X 1K1

Films of February 11th