Le fort des fous
by Narimane Mari

JUN
13
Screening
9 pm
Greek Film Archive (Tainiothiki), Iera Odos 48 and Megalou Alexandrou 134-136, Athens
JUL
11
Screening
8 pm
Greek Film Archive (Tainiothiki), Iera Odos 48 and Megalou Alexandrou 134-136, Athens

Narimane Mare, Le fort des fous, 2017, film still

Departing from material records of the early colonial “scientific expeditions” and “taming campaigns” led by the French colonizers in North Africa, the story follows a community of young nomads and wanderers as they form an imagined utopian society. Reenactments, improvisations, and interviews performed and conducted with the inhabitants of Algiers, Kythira Island, and the Prosfygika community in Athens inform this work as instances of alternative temporality and autonomous space.

Narimane Mari, Le fort des fous, 2017, Algeria/Greece/France, 140 min.
In Algerian, French, Greek, and English with English subtitles

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