Alain Resnais and Chris Marker

Alain Resnais & Chris Marker – Les statues meurent aussi aka Statues Also Die (1953)


Documentary about the disintegration and desecration of black African art
by white Europeans, who have removed it from its sacred animist context
to be viewed in sterile museums.The strong anticolonialist message precipitated
a ten year ban after its premier at the Cannes Film Festival in 1953. Read More »