Season

Fall 2018

Past Events

November 10, 2018
November 10, 2018

Venue

Lenfest Center for the Arts, 615 W. 129 St., New York, NY 10027 The Katharina Otto-Bernstein Screening Room

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This series addresses representations of Blackness in French cinema, with a focus on women’s trajectories, either of film characters or of the filmmakers themselves.


2:00PM - 5:00PM
New York City Premiere: Ouvrir la Voix (Speak Up)
Response by Director Amandine Gay and Maboula Soumahoro, Université de Tours
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6:00PM - 7:30PM
Vers la tendresse (Towards Tenderness)
Response by Director Alice Diop, Brent Edwards, and Nora Philippe 
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The series, Blackness in French and Francophone Film, is curated by Nora Philippe and co-presented by Columbia Maison Française as a complement to the exhibition, Posing Modernity: The Black Model from Manet and Matisse to Today. The exhibition is on view at the Wallach Art Gallery from October 24, 2018 through February 10, 2019 and curated by Denise Murrell, PhD, Ford Foundation Postdoctoral Research Scholar at the Wallach Art Gallery.

For more information and to register for the program visit maisonfrancaise.org/events