"FAHAVALO, MADAGASCAR 1947" à Milwaukee, WI (USA)

This historical documentary puts in dialogue rare archival footage, witness accounts and the survivors of the 1947 uprising against colonial rule in Madagascar

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Love and rebellion are in the air at the 23rd annual Festival of Films in French!

All films are free and open to the public.

Films are shown in French with English subtitles.

Fahavalo, Madagascar, 1947

Marie Clemence Andriamonta-Paes

90 minutes

Malagasy, 2018

This historical documentary puts in dialogue rare archival footage, witness accounts and the survivors of the 1947 uprising against colonial rule in Madagascar who evoke their long resistance as fahavalo or enemies of France.

Screening followed by Q&A with director Marie-Clémence-Andriamonta-Paes, with the support of French Cultural Services at the Consulate General of France, Chicago

Co-sponsored by the Department of History, the Department of African and African Diaspora Studies, the Cultural Services of the French Embassy & the Alliance française de Milwaukee

The 2020 Festival of Films in French runs from February 14-23.

To see the full lineup, visit uwm.edu/french-film-festival.

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  • Une projection mise en ligne sur l'Agenda de Madagascar-musiques.net

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MADAGASCAR, FAHAVALO 1947, 1947, Marie-Clemence Paes, Laterit Productions, Film, Cinema, Documentaire, Colonialisme, Insurrection