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Third Cinema

  1. 1. Third World Cinema By Zakaria ELYAZGHI & Taoufik BENSELLAK 2014
  2. 2. Outlines : 1. Introduction : „definition‟ of 3rd cinema 2. Goals 3. Examples of Groups and Filmmakers 4. Classic third cinema films 5. Proposed films : • • Streaming • 6. Conclusion 2 movies Discussion & interpretations
  3. 3. What‟s third cinema ? • Third Cinema is a Latin American film movement that started in the 1960s-70s which decries neocolonialism, the capitalist system, and the Hollywood model of cinema as mere entertainment to make money. • Third Cinema started with a quote by anti-colonialist writer Frantz Fanon: "...we must discuss, we must invent..."
  4. 4. The goals of 3rd cinema • Third Cinema questions structures of power, particularly colonialism and its legacies. • aims for liberation of the oppressed. • engages questions of identity and community. • opens a dialogue with history to challenge previously held conceptions of the past. • challenges viewers to reflect on by the experience of poverty and subordination. • facilitates interaction among intellectuals and the masses. • strives to recover and rearticulate the nation.
  5. 5. Examples of 3rd cinema • The Argentine Grupo Cine Liberación, Raymundo Gleyzer's Cine de la Base, the Brazilian Cinema Nôvo, the Cuban revolutionary cinema and the Bolivian film director Jorge Sanjinés. • The African filmmaker Med Hondo. He was a forceful supporter of African films reflecting popular political struggles and cultural differences.
  6. 6. Classic Third Cinema Films Africa • Afrique, Je Te Plumerai (Africa, I Will Fleece You) • JeanMarie Téno • Cameroon • Iskandariya Leh? (Alexandria Why? ) • Youssef Chahine • Egypt • La Battaglia di Algeri (The Battle of Algiers ) • Gillo Pontecorvo • Algeria • La Noire (Black Girl) • Ousmane Sembene • Senegal
  7. 7. Classic Third Cinema Films Asia • Cyclo (Xich lo) • Tran Anh Hung • Vietnam • In Search of Famine (Aakaler Sandhane) • Mrinal Sen • India • Wedding in Galilee (Urs al-jalil) • Michel Khleifi • Palestine • Yellow Earth (Huang tu di) • Chen Kaige • China
  8. 8. Classic Third Cinema Films Latin America • La Batalla de Chile (Battle of Chile) • Patricio Guzman • Chile • Black God, White Devil (Deus e o Diabo na Terra do Sol) • Glauber Rocha • Brazil • De Cierta Manera (One Way or Another) • Sara Gómez • Cuba • La Hora de los Hornos (Hour of the Furnaces) • Fernando Solanas and Octavio Getino • Argentina
  9. 9. 2 movies . . .
  10. 10. Soleil Ô (Oh, Sun) is a 1967 French-Mauritanian drama film directed by Med Hondo. Ratings: 7,3/10
  11. 11. Interpretations Quotes : “Unless he‟s a negro” “God is surely a white man” “Well if he‟s a negro then he‟s the biggest bastard the world ever invented”
  12. 12. Interpretations • Soleil O explores the plight of black immigrants in France as they try to resist unfair housing policies, labour exploitation and a hostile social environment that demands complicity with attitudes rooted in the colonial past. • shows how words are not the only language. The film is not afraid to embrace the humorous side of bourgeois ignorance.
  13. 13. City of God (Cidade de Deus) is a 2002 Brazilian crime drama film directed by Fernando Meirelles and co-directed by Kátia Lund, released in its home country in 2002 and worldwide in 2003. Ratings: 8,7/10
  14. 14. Conclusion Today , Third Cinema still influences filmmaking strategies and projects. Third Cinema continues to evolve as political, social, and cultural climates change throughout the world .
  15. 15. Thanks