Saving Bruce Lee – African and Arab Cinema in the Era of Soviet Cultural Diplomacy

2018, Jan 19 — 21

Film program, talks, lectures

Saving Bruce Lee will discuss the legacy of Soviet filmmaking on the film history of African and Arab countries based on, for instance, recordings, films and the personal memories of students enrolled at the Gerasimov Institute of Cinematography (VGIK) in Moscow who took part in the program from the early 1960s to in the late 1980s.

To project

Audio – 0:17:35

Conversation with Jihan El Tahri

Jan 21, 2018 Following the lecture "Jihan El Tahri: On Costa Diagne and Guinean Filmmakers" Original version

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Conversation with Gabrielle Chomentowski (French)

Jan 21, 2018 Following the lecture "Traveling to Study Cinema: The African Students in the USSR in the 1960s–1970s" French original version

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Conversation with Gabrielle Chomentowski

Jan 21, 2018 Following the lecture "Traveling to Study Cinema: The African Students in the USSR in the 1960s–1970s" English translation

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Conversation with Gabrielle Chomentowski (German)

Jan 21, 2018 Following the lecture "Traveling to Study Cinema: The African Students in the USSR in the 1960s–1970s" German translation

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Conversation with Jihan El Tahri (German)

Jan 21, 2018 Following the lecture "Jihan El Tahri: On Costa Diagne and Guinean Filmmakers" German translation

Audio – 0:19:27

Conversation with Valérie Osouf

Jan 20, 2018 Following the film "Sissako, Beyond Territories" (Valérie Osouf) Original version

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Conversation with Constantin Katsakioris

Jan 20, 2018 Following the lecture "The Soviet Union and Africa: The Forgotten Chapter of Educational Aid, 1950s–1991" Original version