Agnes Varda's Cinema: Performing (Trans)national Authorship

When:  Tuesday, November 5, at 4 pm  Where: Kelly Student Commons room 4.03 (4C)

Lecture (in English) by Leonard Cortana, Ph.D. Candidate, NYU Cinema Studies Department & Adjunct Instructor in International and French Film History

Leonard is also a filmmaker currently screening a short documentary about activist movements, spreading the intersectional legacy of Afro-Brazilian activist and politician Marielle Franco in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  Cortana is a 2019/2020 fellow at the Berkman Klein Center at Harvard University, where he is researching mixed-race youths utilizing online tools to explore their roots and support collaborative activism. 

For more information contact Dr. Samira Hassa at

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