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    The Second Annual French Festival

    Presented by The French Studies Program
    in collaboration with
    Cornell Cinema and The Society for the Humanities
    at Cornell University


    A conference of film screenings and analyses
    November 5-7, 1998

    Thursday, November 5
    4:30 p.m. Hollis E. Cornell Auditorium, Goldwin Smith Hall

    Welcoming Remarks, Timothy Murray (Cornell

    Plenary Speaker, Raymond Bellour (CNRS, Paris)
    "Memories, `Immemory'"

    9:30 p.m. Cornell Cinema, Willard Straight Theatre
    Screening, Merzak Allouache, Salut Cousin!
    (France, Algeria, Belgium,
    Luxembourg, 1996)

    Friday, November 6 All events will be held at Cornell Cinema,
    Willard Straight Theatre

    9:00 a.m. Moderator, Nelly Furman (Cornell University)
    Réda Bensmaïa (Brown University)
    "Salut Cousin! or the New Figures of Nomadism"

    10:30 a.m. Screening, Zaïda Ghorab-Volta, Souviens-toi de
    moi? (France, 1996)

    1:15 p.m Moderator, Amy Villarejo (Cornell University)
    Dominique Blüher, University of Paris X,
    "Souviens-toi de moi? A Hip-Hop Film?"

    3:00 p.m. Screening, Chantal Akerman, Portrait d'une jeune
    fille de la fin des années 60 à Bruxelles (France, 1994)

    4:00 p.m. Moderator, Marie-Claire Vallois (Cornell
    Judith Mayne, Ohio State University
    "Girl Talk: Chantal Akerman's Portrait d'une
    jeune fille de la fin des années 60 à Bruxelles"

    7:30 p.m. Screening, Dani Kouyate, Keita! L'heritage du
    griot (France/Burkina Faso, 1994)

    Saturday, November 7
    All events will take place at Cornell Cinema, Willard Straight

    Moderator, Margaret Morse (University of
    California, Santa Cruz)

    9:00 a.m. Presentation of French Digital Art
    Timothy Murray (Cornell University)
    Anne-Marie Duguet, University of Paris I,

    9:45 a.m. Anne-Marie Duguet, University of Paris I,
    "Performing the Projected Image"

    11:15 a.m. Moderator, Donald Fredericksen (Cornell
    Dudley Andrew (University of Iowa)
    "From Mouth to Ear: Rumors of West African Film"

    2:00 p.m Screening, Chris Marker, Level 5

    4:00 p.m. Moderator, Patricia Zimmermann (Ithaca College)
    Maureen Turim (University of Florida)
    "Virtual Discourses of History: Collage,
    Narrative, or Documents"

    4:45 p.m. Panel Discussion of Marker and Digital Futures
    Raymond Bellour, Yukiko Hanawa, Timothy Murray,
    Maureen Turim, and Ueno Toshiya (Joint session with "Empire of Readers:
    Book, Image, and Mass Subjectivity in Modern Japan" Conference)

    Special funding from The James B. Pendelton Endowment of the Roy
    H. Park School of Communications at Ithaca College
    Co-sponsored by: The East Asia Program, The Mario Einaudi
    Center for International Studies; The Graduate Program in Film and Video
    Studies; LBG Studies, The Women's Studies Program, The Audiovisual
    Department of the French Embassy, New York

    Conference admission free, with the exception of evening
    screenings at Cornell Cinema. Non-Cornell colleagues and students most

    Housing Information in Ithaca:

    For other information, please contact:
    The Society for the Humanities
    A. D. White House
    Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853
    tel: 607-255-4086

    Timothy Murray
    Professor of English and Acting Director of The Society for the
    Director of Graduate Studies in Film and Video
    A. D. White House
    Cornell University
    Ithaca, New York 14853
    office: 607-255-4086

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