Screenings: Foreword to Guns for Banta and Domestic Tourism IIWednesday / 15 / February / 2012 / 7pm
Explore the revolutionary potential of film and the cinematic archive with a series of screenings,
discussions, and performances presented as part of the exhibition Living Document / Naked Reality: Towards an Archival Cinema.
Screenings: Foreword to Guns for Banta and Domestic Tourism II
(Dir. Mathieu Kleyebe Abonnenc, 2010, black-and-white, sound, 29 minutes)
(Dir. Maha Maamoun, 2009, color, sound, 62 minutes)
Retrace Third Cinema director Sarah Maldororâs lost film through Mathieu Kleyebe Abonnencâs Foreword to Guns for Banta and experience the complexities of a rapidly changing society in Maha Maamounâs film Domestic Tourism II , composed of excerpts from Egyptian films that feature the pyramids.
Followed by a conversation between Nora Alter, Professor of Film and Media Arts at Temple University, and Eve M. Troutt Powell, Associate Professor of History at Penn.
@ International House (3701 Chestnut St.)
In collaboration with International House and Penn Cinema Studies.