Dokukino KIC / Saturday 20. 5. / 19.00

Frantz Fanon: Black Skin, White Mask

United Kingdom 1996, 69 min
Director: Isaac Julien Writers: Isaac Julien, Mark Nash Cinematography: Ahmed Bennys, Conor Connolly, Nina Kellgren, Kyle Kibbe Editing: Robert Hargreaves, Justin Krish, Nick Thompson Producers: Mark Nash, Rodney Wilson Cast: Colin Salmon, Halima Daoud, Noirin Ni Dubhgaill, Amir M. Korangy, Al Nedjari, Rachida Rahal

Interviews, reconstructions and archive footage tell the story of the life and work of the highly influential anti-colonialist writer Frantz Fanon, author of ‘Black Skin, White Masks.’

* One of the most subversive critical theorists in history gets the hybrid biopic treatment in an essential work of the late 20th century film avantgarde. With this film, Isaac Julien confirmed his position as the preeminent chronicler of Black excellence on screen. [GD]