Talk | Jean-Michel Frodon

Monday, March 12, 2018 - 6:00pm


Jean-Michel Frodon

Jean-Michel Frodon on Chris Marker...


The evening will be presented and moderated by Nora M. Alter, Professor of Film and Media Arts, Temple University.

A leading expert in cinema, Jean-Michel Frodon is author or editor of multiple books including: L'âge moderne du cinéma français (1995), La Projection nationale (1998), Hou Hsiao-hsien (2005), Print the Legend, cinéma et journalisme (2004), Au Sud du cinéma (2004), Horizon cinéma ( 2005), Le Cinéma chinois (2005); Cinema and the Shoah (2010), Robert Bresson (2008), Gilles Deleuze et les images (2008), La Critique de cinéma (2008). Genèses, co-author with Amos Gitai and Marie-José Sanselme (2009), Le Cinéma d’Edward Yang (2010), Le Cinéma français, de la Nouvelle Vague à nos jours (2010), Assayas par Assayas  (2014), Il était une fois le cinéma (2014), L’Art du cinéma ( 2014), Que fait le cinéma? (2015), Le Monde de Jia Zhang-ke (2016), Cinemas of Paris (Co-editor with Dina Iordanova, 2016). He was founder of the think tank « L’Exception » : http://lexception.rezo.net/ (2000-2004) and editor in chief of the collaborative website http://artsciencefactory.fr. (2008-2013). He is currently completely two major works on the late filmmaker Chris Marker: Chris Marker, l’exposition (co-editor with Raymond Bellour and Christine VanAssche, 2018), and Chris Marker, des mots pour des images. Commentaires 1952-2002 (co-editor with Raymond, 2018).


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This program is made possible thanks to the generous support of Temple University's Film and Media Arts, Slought Foundation, and University of Pennsylvania's Cinema & Media Studies and French & Francophone Studies.

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