Statues Also Die

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Statues Also Die

africa politics anthropology racism art colonialism

Statues Also Die

Release Date: May 01, 1953

Year    :   1953
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Genres    :   Documentary
Production Companies    :   Tadié Cinéma, Présence Africaine
Director    :   Chris Marker, Alain Resnais, Ghislain Cloquet
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RunTime    :   30 mins.

Short documentary ordered by the magazine "Présence Africaine". From the question "Why is the african in the Human museum while Greek or Egyptian art are in Le Louvre?", the two directors expose and criticise the lack of consideration for African art. The film was censored in France for eight years because of its anti-colonial perspective.




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