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Film Screening: “MAKA”

Rocky-Mathey Theater Rockefeller College, 203 Madison Hall, Princeton

Film screening followed by a Q&A, in English, with the director, Elia Moutamid and writer, Simone Brioni in conversation with Medhin Paolos (Lewis Center for the Arts). Inspired by Reversing the Gaze: What if You Were the Other? (2001) by Geneviève Makaping, Maka presents Makaping’s migration journey and life in Italy. By sharing her experience […]

The Unburied: Material Histories of Film in the Owens Valley

010 East Pyne 010 East Pyne, Princeton

The Owens Valley, a slender stretch of high desert in Eastern California, is a place of origins. It has played a major, if underrecognized, role in the industrial development of Los Angeles, particularly for the silver extracted in the late 19th century and the water diverted into the Los Angeles Aqueduct in the early 20th. […]

Faber Lecture – From the Cloud to the Resistance

010 East Pyne 010 East Pyne, Princeton

The paper discusses Abbas Kiarostami's 1979 film, First Case, Second Case. Completed at the end of the Iranian Revolution, just days before the Shah fled Iran and Khomeini returned from exile to take command of the newly-liberated nation, the film had to be significantly revised in the face of this historical scission and an uncertain […]

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