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The  Horse
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The Horse

Charles Burnett

1973 / U.S.A. / 14 min

i Friday 24 March 20H40 Cinéma 2
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English Original Version Subtitled in French

Shown with :
Hour Glass by Hailé Gerima
Picket in Response to the Arrest of Angela Davis by KTLA News
Student Rally in Support of Angela Davis Held at UCLA by KTLA News
A Day in the Life of Willie Faust, or Death on the Installment Plan by Jamaa Fanaka
The Kitchen by Alile Sharon Larkin
Hidden Memories by Jacqueline Frazier
Four Women by Julie Dash
Daydream Therapy by Bernard Nicolas
Medea by Ben Caldwell
Ujamii Uhuru Schule by Don Amis
Rain (Nyesha) by Melvonna Ballenger
i Sunday 02 April 15H00 Cinéma 2
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English Original Version Subtitled in French

Shown with :
Hour Glass by Hailé Gerima
Picket in Response to the Arrest of Angela Davis by KTLA News
Student Rally in Support of Angela Davis Held at UCLA by KTLA News
A Day in the Life of Willie Faust, or Death on the Installment Plan by Jamaa Fanaka
Hidden Memories by Jacqueline Frazier
Four Women by Julie Dash
Daydream Therapy by Bernard Nicolas
Medea by Ben Caldwell
Ujamii Uhuru Schule by Don Amis
Rain (Nyesha) by Melvonna Ballenger

Four white men, a young black boy and his father, a horse: a moment suspended in time as daylight fades, while awaiting a killing, to the obsessive sound of a windmill. A snapshot of ordinary violence in what the filmmaker describes as “an allegory of the South”, inspired by Faulkner.