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November 22nd, 2019 Special Screenings

Screening + debate - Speaking the unspeakable

Sans Frapper is a portrait of several women scarred by terrible experiences of sexual abuse. Through brilliant editing, the film questions the narrative approach to recounting trauma, and the presentation of the first-person narrative. A discussion of these issues will be led by experts from FIGURA, Le Centre de recherche sur le texte et l’imaginaire at UQAM.

Panelists
Alexe Poukine, filmmaker - Director of Sans Frapper (RIDM 2019)
Anne-Martine Parent, Associate Professor, Department of Literature l'Université du Québec à Chicoutimi (UQAC), Member of FIGURA
Laurence Olivier, PhD student in Arts Studies and Practice, UQAM, Member of FIGURA

The discussion will be held in french

Presented in collaboration with Figura I Centre de recherche sur le texte et l'imaginaire

Presented in same section

Screening + Debate - Rehabilitation or punishment ?

In Conviction, Canadian women inmates look for alternatives to the penitentiary. An immersive collective film that encourages the audience to give...

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