Film explores youth and death
Date of Event: April 4, 2011
Posted: March 24, 2011
The documentary film “Cemetery State” will be screened at 7 p.m. on Monday, April 4, in the auditorium of Denison University’s Higley Hall (100 Ridge Road). The screening will be followed by a discussion with director Filip de Boeck. The screening is free and open to the public.
“Cemetery State” focuses on urban youth and the politics of death in a graveyard in Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).
De Brock is coordinator of the Institute for Anthropological Research in Africa, a research unit of the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Leuven, Belgium. Since 1987, he has conducted extensive field research in both rural and urban communities in the DRC.
This event is sponsored by Denison’s Vail Visiting Artist Series, the departments of Art History and Sociology/Anthropology, and the International Studies Program. For more information, contact Jill Levere at 740-587-8581 or visit www.denison.edu.
CALENDAR LISTING, Denison University, Granville — Film screening of “Cemetery State” at 7 p.m. on Monday, April 4, in the auditorium of Higley Hall (100 Ridge Road). Followed by a discussion with director Filip de Boeck. Free and open to the public. For more information, contact Jill Levere at 740-587-8581 or visit www.denison.edu.
Denison University, founded in 1831, is an independent, residential liberal arts institution located in Granville, Ohio. A highly selective college enrolling 2,100 full-time undergraduate students from all 50 states and dozens of foreign countries, Denison is a place where innovative faculty and motivated students collaborate in rigorous scholarship, civic engagement and the cultivation of independent thinking.
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