Documentary Voices 2020

February 5–April 29, 2020

Our annual series showcases an international array of recent and historical nonfiction films.

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  • The Black Cave, in the program Beyond Ethnography: Three Short Films

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  • Beyond Ethnography: Three Short Films


    • Wednesday, February 5 7 PM

    Three short works that expand the nonfiction form: Vincent Carelli and Mari Corrêa’s Video in the Villages Presents Itself, on indigenous media in Brazil; Beatriz Santiago Muñoz’s The Black Cave, exploring Puerto Rico’s Paso del Indio; and Laura Huertas Millán’s La libertad, taking its structure from the pre-Hispanic backstrap loom.

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    Maya Da-Rin
    Brazil, 2010
    • Wednesday, February 19 7 PM

    The invisible border that the Amazon River forms between Colombia, Brazil, and Peru is the main character in Maya Da-Rin’s beautiful film, which moves between nature, culture, and commerce. With Jesse Lerner and Scott Sterling’s short Natives.

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    Chantal Akerman
    France, 1977
    • Wednesday, February 26 7 PM

    New York City, imposing and anonymous, serves as the visual counterpoint to Chantal Akerman’s reading of her own mother’s letters in this personal, beautifully photographed film. With Palestinian artist Mona Hatoum’s short Measures of Distance.

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