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One of the few films to not only meticulously explore the processes involved in organizing anticolonial resistance but also to chronicle the unspeakably gory violence of colonial conquest.
Sarraounia is a very rare species of film in the history African cinema. Indeed, although numerous ideas and projects existed that sought to celebrate African resistance to European colonial conquest, the large dependence of the political economy of African cinema on its former colonizers has for the most part made this aspiration nearly impossible for most. Med Hondo was one of the very few filmmakers who succeeded in carrying this project through, at great personal, health and financialView more
$10 / $8 seniors & non-Harvard students / Harvard students free
Harvard Film Archive Cinematheque, 24 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
Although parking in Cambridge is difficult (most of the surrounding streets have restricted parking for Cambridge residents only), metered parking on Broadway and Harvard Streets, as well as the rest of Harvard Square, is free after 8pm. Film-goers are encouraged to use public transportation, particularly the MBTA Red Line.
Film has English subtitles
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