The films, Night Replay, produced in 2012 by the French author and filmmaker Eléonore Weber, and Reconstitution of a Hunting Scene, produced in 2019 by the French artist and author Patricia Allio, are two documentaries at the intersection between fiction and reality that reconstruct a role-play. These films, which have been presented at various festivals in France and abroad (Belfort Film Festival, Hors Pistes – Centre Pompidou in Paris, CPH:DOX in Copenhagen, and IMDb in Montreal), have never before been presented in the United States.
The documentary film “Triage: Dr Orbinski’s Humanitarian Dilemma” follows the powerful odyssey of James Orbinski, a humanitarian, Nobel Peace Prize-winning doctor, and former head of Doctors Without Borders, as he returns to Africa to ponder the meaning of his life’s work and the value of helping others.
Clark Atlanta University Art Museum (CAUAM) artist-in-residence Guy Gabon will present a series of events that provide insight into her artistic production and conceptual practice. Guy Gabon’s film Mauvais Genre (Bad Gender), which questions the relationship between first names and gendered identities, will be screened and discussed at the Alliance Française of Atlanta.
French-Ivorian graphic novelist Marguerite Abouet reflects on the success of her critically acclaimed graphic novel series, “Aya of Yop City”, and the role of the visual arts in African self-representation. Abouet’s graphic novel series, “Aya of Yop City” (2005), follows … Read More
“Tomorrow” (“Demain”) has been a phenomenon in Europe. Winner of ‘Best Documentary’ at the Cesar Awards (French Oscars), it is a remarkable and inspirational exploration of what a sustainable future could look like. After a special report published … Read More
One of the few contemporary filmmakers from Sub-Saharan Africa to have reached international recognition, Abderrahmane Sissako has received worlwide acclaim for his portrayal of life under the threat of Islamic radicalism in TIMBUKTU. The highest-grossing African film to open … Read More