Screenings: Foreword to Guns for Banta | Domestic Tourism II

Wednesday, February 15, 2012 - 7:00pm

Foreword to Guns for Banta
(Mathieu Kleyebe Abonnenc, 2010, black-and-white, sound, 29 minutes)

Domestic Tourism II
(Maha Maamoun, 2009, color, sound, 62 minutes)

Retrace Third Cinema director Sarah Maldoror's lost film through Mathieu Kleyebe Abonnenc's Foreword to Guns for Banta and experience the complexities of a rapidly changing society in Maha Maamoun's 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.

In collaboration with International House and Penn Cinema Studies.

Cinema Studies Program
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