23 MAY — 02 JUNE 2024

23 MAY — 02 JUNE 2024

Portrait d’une femme africaine

Sarah Maldoror

France
1985, 6'

After an interview whose theme is Senegalese immigrants in France, a piece by Sarah Maldoror appears. This is about the role of African women in social organization, founded on ideals of community solidarity.

Retrospective

INFO

PREMIERE TYPE
National
ORIGINAL TITLE
Portrait d’une femme africaine
LANGUAGE
French

BIO

After studying theatre and creating the first Black theatre troupe in Paris, Les Griots, Sarah Maldoror studied cinema in Moscow. Her sharp body of work, which consists of 46 films, is the reflection of a bold warrior who is curious, generous, irreverent and who looks out for others, taking poetics beyond every boundary. An outspoken rebel and a resolute humanist, Sarah Maldoror celebrated the engagement of the artist and art as an act of freedom.

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