Léa Morin, the curator of our February series Ya França Ya França, will give an informal talk on her work with archival material. Léa will focus on the research behind her recently published book,De quelques événements sans signification à reconstituer, about Moroccan filmmaker Mostafa Derkaoui’slong-forgotten 1974 film, About Some Meaningless Events; the editorial concept of the book concerning access to private and transnational archives; the websitehttp://cinema3.com/; and 2 short Polish films (8 minute screening).
Funded by Berliner Projektfonds Urbane Praxis
Léa Morin is a film curator and researcher committed to the preservation, restoration and circulation of archives of films that stand against authoritarian narratives and models (colonial, state, capitalist, patriarchal). She is active in several collectives, including the Bouanani Archives: A History of Cinema in Morocco (Rabat), Talitha, an association engaged in the re-circulation of experimental cinematic and sound archives (Rennes), the editorial project Intilak (with Maya Ouabadi and Touda Bouanani) and as member of the Research Department of Elías Querejeta Zine Eskola (San Sebastian).