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Soleil Ô (Oh, Sun)

Presented by Cleveland Institute of Art and The Cleveland Institute of Art Cinematheque at Online/Virtual Space

Feb 05 - 25 2021
Soleil Ô (Oh, Sun)

In this gripping, galvanizing, revolutionary landmark of political cinema, an educated but naïve West African immigrant in 1960s Paris encounters everything from hostility and humiliation to rejection and resentment as he seeks to improve his life.

France/Mauritania | 1970 | Med Hondo

In this gripping, groundbreaking, galvanizing classic, an educated but naïve West African immigrant in 1960s Paris encounters everything from hostility and humiliation to rejection and resentment as he seeks to improve his life. “Hondo deploys a dizzying array of narrative and stylistic techniques—animation, docudrama, dream sequences, musical numbers, folklore, slapstick comedy, agitprop—to create a revolutionary landmark of political cinema and a

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Soleil Ô, a Cinematheque streaming exclusive, can be viewed online from 2/5 thru at least 2/25 via the link below. Doing so supports the Cinematheque. Screening fee is $12, and you have 72 hours to watch it. 

 

 

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