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Documentary: “Pontecorvo: The Dictatorship of Truth"

Thursday, February 18, 2016
6:00pm – 7:00pm

Storrs Campus
Homer Babbidge Library

Directed by Curtis in 1962, 30 years after Algerian struggle for independence from France, this 37-minute documentary includes interviews and commentary by Edward Said, who describes Italian director Gillo Pontecorvo's particular brand of politically-engaged cinema, in all its controversy, with an eye to the anti-colonial themes in his motion pictures.

Contact:

Philip Balma 6-3313, philip.balma@uconn.edu

Literatures, Cultures and Languages (primary), Human Rights Institute, Humanities Institute, UConn Master Calendar

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