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Film Screening: Frantz Fanon: Black Skin, White Mask

Nov 12, 2015, 7:30pm

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Still, Frantz Fanon: Black Skin, White Mask, 1996. Courtesy Normal Films & Isaac Julien Studio Archive

Still, Frantz Fanon: Black Skin, White Mask, 1996. Courtesy Normal Films & Isaac Julien Studio Archive

Thursday, November 12

7:30 pm

Frantz Fanon: Black Skin, White Mask (1996) Dir. Isaac Julien, 73 mins, color 35mm, sound

Interviews, reconstructions, and archive footage tell the story of the highly influential, anticolonialist writer Frantz Fanon, author of Black Skin, White Mask and The Wretched of the Earth, and his professional life as a psychiatrist in Algeria during its war of independence with France. This event is part of the Saint Louis International Film Festival (November 5–15).