Date: February 2, 2012
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Location: Earl Hall Auditorium, Room 301, Columbia University, campus entrance Broadway and 116th st
New York, NY 10027
Maryse Conde, une voix singuliere
Jérôme Sesquin, 2011, 52 min.
Screening presented by scriptwriter Françoise Vergès and followed by Q&A with Maryse Condé (in English)
Film in French without English subtitles
This documentary, which premiered on French television in December 2011, retraces the life of celebrated author Maryse Condé. Born in Guadeloupe in 1937, she published over a dozen novels exploring the relationships between African peoples and the Diaspora and led a distinguished academic career in France and the U.S. Maryse Condé retired from Columbia as Professor Emerita of French in 2005. The film includes interviews conducted in Paris, New York, French Guiana and the Caribbean as well as archival footage.
Columbia Maison Francaise
New York, 10027
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