Film Archive

Retrospective 2017
Angela Davis Is at Your Mercy Carole Roussopoulos

In response to the arrest of the philosopher and activist Angela Davis, the French writer Jean Genet read a text denouncing the US justice system.

Angela Davis Is at Your Mercy

Documentary Film
France
1970
8 minutes
subtitles: 
English

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Vidéo Out Production
Carole Roussopoulos
Carole Roussopoulos
Carole Roussopoulos
Carole Roussopoulos
An agitprop film made by Carole Roussopoulos: In response to the arrest of the philosopher and activist Angela Davis (born 1944–), the French writer Jean Genet (1910–1986) read a text denouncing the US justice system.

Ralph Eue
Retrospective 2017
Black Panthers Agnès Varda

In the summer of 1968, the Black Panthers held several demonstrations in Oakland to raise awareness about the trial of Huey Newton.

Black Panthers

Documentary Film
France,
USA
1968
28 minutes
subtitles: 
No

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Agnès Varda
David Myers, Agnès Varda
Paddy Monk
Paul Oppenheim, James Steward
Agnès Varda described her film as an inflammatory reportage: In the summer of 1968, the Black Panthers held several demonstrations in Oakland to raise awareness about the trial of Huey Newton (1942–1989), a co-founder of the party.

Ralph Eue

The Missing Picture

Documentary Film
Cambodia,
France
2013
96 minutes
subtitles: 
English

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Catherine Dussart, Rithy Panh
Rithy Panh
Marc Marder
Prum Mésa
Marie-Christine Rougerie, Rithy Panh
Rithy Panh
Eric Tisserand
Prum Mésa
Christophe Bataille
Painted clay figures perform scenes of everyday horror under the Khmer Rouge. Cambodian director Rithy Panh contrasts this theatre with propaganda and original newsreels. Friction arises but also paradoxically a miraculous magic that is able to salvage humanity in the stylisation of monstrosity.

Ralph Eue

Thomas Sankara: The Upright Man

Documentary Film
France
2006
52 minutes
subtitles: 
English

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Zorn Production International
Robin Shuffield
Cyril Orcel
Marc Ridley, Robin Shuffield
Samuel Gantier, Serge Dietrich
Robin Shuffield
A documentary film about Thomas Sankara (1949–1987) – "Africa's Che Guevara" and one of the most charismatic leaders of the anti-colonialist fight. He was president of Burkina Faso from 1983 to 1987.

Ralph Eue

Yugoslavia, How Ideology Moved Our Collective Body

Documentary Film
France,
Germany,
Serbia
2013
62 minutes
subtitles: 
English

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Marta Popivoda
Christian Obermaier, Jakov Munižaba
Nataša Damnjanović
Ana Vujanović, Marta Popivoda
Jakov Munižaba
An essay film that explores how ideology staged itself in the public space of former Yugoslavia through mass choreography.

Ralph Eue