Wednesday 22 October, 20:25

Jean Genet in Chicago [Premiere]

Frédéric Moffet, Canada and United States, 2006, 26’, OVCS.

A rewriting of the events related to the Democratic National Convention of 1968 according to the French writer Jean Genet. The author encounters, among others, Allen Ginsberg, William S. Burroughs, the hippies, the Black Panther Party and the political forces of Chicago. Among other things, this piece speaks of the difficulty of reconciling political and sexual desires.