Steve Ungar, Professor of Cinema and Comparative Literature at the University of Iowa, will discuss “Before Vigo: Documentary Paris in the Shadow of the Talkies,” a chapter from a book-in-progress. Professor Ungar will begin the workshop with a screening Georges Lacombe’s La Zone (1928).
This workshop is preceded by a lecture by Professor Ungar, “All Roads Lead to Aubervilliers (1945): Eli Lotar and Social Documentary in France,” on Thursday, April 18 at the Film Studies Center.
Friday, April 19, 10:30am – 12:30pm in Cobb 310.
Refreshments will be provided.
The paper is available here. To obtain the password to access this paper, please contact workshop coordinators Hannah Frank at hmf [at] uchicago [dot] edu or Mikki Kressbach at mkressbach [at] uchicago [dot] edu.
**Persons with a disability who believe they may need assistance, please contact Hannah Frank at hmf [at] uchicago [dot] edu or Mikki Kressbach at mkressbach [at] uchicago [dot] edu**