Blackness in French and Francophone Film

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Date & Time: 
Friday, November 09, 2018 4:30pm

Film Series
November 7-16, 2018

Presented by the Columbia Maison Française
Co-sponsored by Columbia University School of the Arts
Curated by Nora Philippe with the participation of Maboula Soumahoro
Screenings followed by panel discussions with directors and invited scholars
All films subtitled in English

Free and open to the public

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Screenings at the Columbia Maison Française, Buell Hall, campus entrance at 116th Street and Broadway, and at the Lenfest Center for the Arts, Katharina Otto-Bernstein Screening Room, 615 W. 129th Street, as indicated

Master Class with Director Amandine Gay, November 9, 4:30-6:30 P.M. Maison Française

Speak Up
by Amndine Gay, November 10, 2 P.M., Lenfest Center for the Arts

Towards Tenderness
by Alice Diop, November 10, 6 P.M., Lenfest Center for the Arts

Master Class with Director Alice Diop and
Screening of On Call, November 12, 6:30 P.M., Maison Française

Short film session including Like Dolls, I'll Rise
by Nora Philippe, November 13, 6:30 P.M., Lenfest Center for the Arts

The Country Upside Down
by Sylvaine Dampierre, November 14, 6:30 P.M., Maison Française

Ouaga Girls
by Theresa Traore Dahlberg, November 16, 6:30 P.M., Maison Française

-Coda- Rafiki
by Wanuri Kahiu, December 6, 6:30 P.M., Lenfest Center for the Arts


Columbia University co-sponsors of Blackness in French and Francophone Film: Maison Française; School of the Arts; Institute for Research on Women, Gender and Sexuality; Institute for African Studies; Columbia Global Centers/Paris; European Institute; and Society of Fellows and Heyman Center for the Humanities

Presented with support from the Paul LeClerc Centennial Fun, Cultural Services of the French Embassy, la Scam, and the Knapp Family Foundation

Photo: Still from Speak Up © 2017 Bras de Fer Production et Distribution