Film Forum Special

A LUCY – To Lucy

Radha-Rajen Jaganathen
France 1992 | 11 Min. | 35 mm, OmeU
One night at Maasai Mara, Kenya, a young war­rior was dream­ing of a woman born in Africa three mil­lion years ago. In his dream she asked him to look for … read more

CRACKS IN THE MASK

Frances Calvert
Germany 1997 | 57 Min. | 35 mm, OmU
Q&A with:
Frances Calvert
»Back then, the white man came, saw… and collected«. A cen­tu­ry ago the Torres Strait Islands in far north Aus­tralia were the famous sub­jects of the Cam­bridge Anthro­po­log­i­cal Expe­di­tion; yet … read more

LOOKING FOR THE MAN OF ARAN

Sebastian Eschenbach
Great Britain 1995 | 25 Min. | OmU, S-VHS
Robert Fla­her­ty’ film MAN OF ARAN (1934) is among the first ethno­graph­ic doc­u­men­taries. LOOKING FOR THE MAN OF ARAN inves­ti­gates how the Aran Islanders deal with Flaherty’s rep­re­sen­ta­tion of them­selves. … read more

MAN OF ARAN

Robert Flaherty
Great Britain 1932-34 | 76 Min. | 35 mm, OmU
The film is a fas­ci­nat­ing doc­u­ment of the former fishermen’s and farm­ers’ life on the isle of Aran, near the west coast of Ire­land. »MAN OF ARAN was the first … read more