Un Chant D’amour

The only film (1950) by the great writer Jean Genet. Silent and wordless, it poetically and delicately recapitulates some of the themes of his novelsspecifically the erotic encounters between two men in separate prison cells. 26 min. (JR) Also on the program: Frederic Moffet’s video Jean Genet in Chicago (26 min.), which reimagines the events surrounding the 1968 Democratic National Convention through Genet’s eyes.

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