Fiche Film
Cinéma/TV
1979
I & I: An African Allegory
Ben Caldwell
Pays concerné : États-Unis
Réalisateur(s) : Ben Caldwell
Avec : Ben Caldwell, Ben Caldwell
Durée : 32
Genre : drame
Type : essai

Français

Entre l’expérimental, la fiction et le documentaire, le film est une profonde méditation sur la réciprocité.

Réalisateur, Producteur, Scénariste, Cadreur et Monteur : Ben Caldwell

USA, 1979, 16mm, couleur, 32 min

Avec Pamela Jones, Al Cowart, Marcia Bullock, Pearl Collins, Byron Simmons

English

Weaving experimental, dramatic and documentary styles, Ben Caldwell’s I & I is a moving meditation on reciprocity.

A veteran of the Vietnam war Caldwell’s I & I: An African Allegory looks to ancient history and culture to explore the past unity between people brutally ruptured by the legacy of slavery, conflict and war. With this visually striking and immersive film Caldwell sought to change the dominant rhythm of cinema and express anger at the violent separation between people. As Caldwell has stated ‘to me films needed to be infused with what has been called ‘soul’ in music.’

Director, Producer, Writer, Cinematographer and Editor : Ben Caldwell

USA, 1979, 16mm, colour, 32 min

CAST
Pamela Jones, Al Cowart, Marcia Bullock, Pearl Collins, Byron Simmons

Preservation funded in part by a grant from the National Film Preservation Foundation

Available for research at UCLA