Le Joli Mai
Chris Marker's Revolutionary Cinema
(Pierre Lhomme and Chris Marker, 1963, France, DCP, 145 min)
Back by popular demand!
Friday, Nov 22 at 07:00PM
Exactly half a century ago, a small film crew took to the streets of Paris and conducted casual interviews with random people that evolved into a groundbreaking work of nonfiction collage. If you have ever wondered whether an hour or two is enough to capture a society at a fleeting moment in its history, come celebrate this film's return on its 50th birthday.
"The film has lots and lots to say about politics, religion, communism, atheism, colonialism, music, cinema, money, real and fake flowers, food, transportation, strikes, housing, the youth, the old, the French, the language, the history of civilization." The Stranger
Northwest Film Forum (View)
1515 12th Ave
Seattle, WA 98122