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"Le Ruban Blanc" the Palme d'Or of Cannes Festival 2009

Hosted by the Consul of the Paris Joie de Vivre Group
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Thu 24 Mar 20:00 - 22:30

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Michel Pastoureau, historian, medievalist, is considered the pioneer of the symbolic study of colours. Today, known worldwide for his monographs devoted to blue, red, yellow... He confronts the palette of his knowledge with films with varied tones to understand, in images, the meaning of colours in our society.
After the conference, a film "Le Ruban Blanc" -The White Ribbon by Michael Haneke, will be projected.
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Language: German, subtitles in French. Duration: 2h 24min
Director: Michael Haneke
Avec Christian Friedel, Ernst Jacobi
Warning: Scenes, words or images may offend the sensitivity of viewers. A Protestant village in northern Germany on the eve of the First World War Protected content The story of children and teenagers of a choir directed by the village teacher and that of their families: the baron, the manager of the estate, the pastor, the doctor, the midwife, the peasants... Strange accidents occur and gradually take on the character of a punitive ritual. Who is behind all this?

His last conference in February Protected content on the movie of the famous painting of Johannes Vermeer: "Girl with a Pearl Earring"

"White as you know is the colour of innocence"