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Meet-and-Greet Lunch with Documentary Filmmaker Jean-Marie Teno

April 10, 2017
12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Humanities Center Conference Room D, 212 Rush Rhees Library, River Campus

The Department of Modern Languages & Cultures and the
Frederick Douglass Institute for African & African-American Studies presents


A Meet-and-Greet Lunch with
Award-Winning Documentary Filmmaker

Jean-Marie Teno


Monday, April 10, 12–2 pm
Humanities Center, Conference Room D


Born in Cameroon, Jean-Marie Teno arrived in France in 1978 and has been producing and directing social-issue films on the colonial and post-colonial history of Africa for over twenty-five years for international television broadcast and theatrical release. His films are noted for their personal and original approach to issues of race, cultural identity, African history, and contemporary politics.

Teno's films have been honored at festivals worldwide: Berlin, Toronto, Yamagata, Cinéma du Réel, Visions du Réel, Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Liepzig, San Francisco, and London. Many have been broadcast in Europe and featured in festivals across the United States. Teno has been a guest of the Flaherty Seminar, an artist in residence at the Pacific Film Archive of the University of California, Berkeley, a Copeland Fellow in Amherst College, and has lectured at numerous universities.


Event flier (PDF)

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