& Screening, March 18-19, 2002
Gilou, one of France's best known movie
director will discuss the challenges involved in filming France's
Vérité si je mens! (Would I Lie to You?) and its sequel,
La Vérité si je mens 2! (Would I Lie to You 2?), are
among the biggest French box office successes of recent years. Both will
be screened during Gilouís visit. They are set among the Sephardic Jewish
minority which settled in Paris and other French cities following the decolonization
of North Africa.
work also includes cult movies such as Black Mic Mac and Raï,
focusing on African and other minorities living in disadvantaged and often
violent neighborhoods. He is currently working on a new film featuring
similar groups scripted by Azouz Begag, a Visiting Professor this semester
at the Winthrop-King Institute.
screenings and debates with Gilou are open to all FSU faculty, staff and
students without charge at the following times:
March 18, 5.00-7.00 pm, Student Life Building Film Auditorium: La Vérité
si je mens!
March 19, 9.00-11.00 am, Dodd Hall Auditorium (Room 103): La Vérité
si je mens 2 !