Figures of Dissent : Jean Eustache

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8 May 2014 20:30, KASKcinema, Gent. In collaboration with Courtisane.

Numéro zéro (FR, 1971, 35mm, b&w, 107′)

“You have to record things; whether they’re pretty or not, they’re important, they’re essential.”
- Jean Eustache

Luc Moullet once described him as a “blue collar dandy”. Legend has it that he aimlessly roamed the streets of Paris, regularly spending his nights in the Montparnasse bars, continually venturing into new romantic liaisons, but the self-conscious Rimbaudian artist

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Response to an invitation

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One fine day you find yourself being invited to propose some films for a program of screenings and discussions dealing with the “return of Marxism”. How can one who has never read Marx respond to this kind invitation? Indeed, the notion of Marxism seems to have regained a new force of attraction and legitimacy, even - or especially - for those who have come after the insurgence and the subsequent dissolution of

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