"We"/"Nous" (Alice Diop, 2020)

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Sunday, Nov 5 2023, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM, VAPA Kinoteca
Cultural Studies and Languages Programs

Sunday, Nov 5 2023 7:00 PM Sunday, Nov 5 2023 9:00 PM America/New_York "We"/"Nous" (Alice Diop, 2020) OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Alice Diop's nuanced portrayal of communities who live along Paris commuter rail lines. VAPA Kinoteca Bennington College

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Alice Diop’s calm and subtle documentary is very loosely and freewheelingly structured around people and communities that she has found along the RER rail line in Paris: Diop acknowledges the inspiration of author and publisher François Maspero and his 1990 book Les Passagers du Roissy Express. But it is also more obviously structured around her memories of her parents, incomers from Senegal: she has interviews with her dad which she committed to videotape but is still deeply regretful that she has only the briefest footage of her mum. (Guardian, June 2022)

Supported by Cultural Studies and Languages and Albertine Cinémathèque, a program of FACE Foundation and Villa Albertine, with support from the CNC / Centre National du Cinema, and SACEM / Fonds Culturel Franco-Américain.

Student helpers: Ezra Usmani, Gita Gandelsman, Rosemarie Sison, Anuarite Gikonyo