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La Jetée

Cabaret Cinema

Friday, October 23, 2015
9:30 PM–10:30 PM

1962, France, Chris Marker, 28 min.

With Étienne Becker, Jean Négroni, and Hélène Chatelain

Introduced by SVA photography professor
Ellen Wallenstein

“They begin again. The man doesn’t die, nor does he go mad. He suffers. They continue.”

This tale of time travel told in still images raises complex queries about time, memory, and the rapid advancement of life on this planet.

“Through an assemblage of gorgeous black-and-white stills, Marker shows a devastated Paris in the aftermath of World War III, where the few survivors are scurrying underground due to radiation levels on the surface. A man is chosen to embark on an experimental time-travel mission to find a solution to humanity’s dire situation, but temporal folds prove to be tricky.” —Scott Tobias

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