Histoire(s) du cinéma


Film runs Thu, Oct 24 through Wed, Oct 30.

Thu, Oct 24


Wed, Oct 30


Histoire(s) du cinéma

Jean-Luc Godard 1988-1998
France/Switzerland | French with English subtitles | 266 minutes

Godard began to think about his own audiovisual history of cinema in the late 70s. He began thinking of the project as a collaboration with Cinémathèque Française director Henri Langlois, then developed a series of lectures at Concordia University, and then started working on what would develop into an 8-part series one chapter at a time in the mid-80s. The result, a massive meditation on cinema within the framework of the 20th century and the greater history of visual art, is a truly monumental work.

Series: Jean-Luc Godard – The Spirit of the Forms

Venue: Francesca Beale Theater

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