Jean Rouch 101. New Digital Restoration!
LA PYRAMIDE HUMAINE
France | 1961 | Jean Rouch
Black and white high school seniors at a French school in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, play themselves in Jean Rouch’s experimental narrative about how the arrival of a new European white girl affects the school’s interpersonal and racial dynamics. Rouch also lets the students watch his rushes and comment on the movie in process. “Groundbreaking metafiction.” –The New Yorker. Cleveland revival premiere. Subtitles. DCP. 93 min.
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