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Department of Anthropology and Sociology

Moi, un noir, 1957, 80 mins

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Jean Rouch

Date: 5 February 2014Time: 1:00 PM

Finishes: 5 February 2014Time: 3:00 PM

Venue: Russell Square: College BuildingsRoom: Khalili Lecture Theatre

Type of Event: Film

Series: Ethnographic Film Series

Jean Rouch, Moi, un noir, 1957, 80 min.

The film, set in Abidjan, Ivory Coast depicts the lives of casual labor over the course of one week. The characters model themselves on fantasy characters- gangsters and FBI agents- from Hollywood films - living on dreams denied to them in their working class realities.

Organiser: Dr Stephen Hughes

Contact email: sh37@soas.ac.uk