TheFrench Institute-Alliance Française will remember May 1968 with a monthlong film series curated by Delphine Selles-Alvarez. Opening night will include a screening of the American premiere of Don Kent’s two-part documentary LES ANNÉES 68, a global look at the rise of civil and political activism fifty years ago.
Featuring Régis Debray, Judith Butler, Marco Bellocchio, Toni Negri, Kathleen Cleaver, Greil Marcus, and Ralph Nader, LES ANNÉES 68 will be followed by a panel discussion with NYU professors Mary Nolan, Paula Chakravartty, and Pedro Monaville, and Holy Family University professor Madigan Fichter.
Tuesday, May 8.
Part 1 – LA VAGUE, at 4pm.
Part 2 – L’EXPLOSION, at 7:30pm.
Florence Gould Hall, FIAF
55 East 59th Street, New York City.
Above: Champs-Élysées, Paris, May 1968.
Below: Protests by Sorbonne students on the rue de Rennes, Paris, May 7, 1968. Photograph by Marc Garanger.