The Modern Jungle

Show: The Modern Jungle
Sunday, April 9, 1:00 PM

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The Modern Jungle
Director: Charles Fairbanks/Saul Kak
Documentary
72 min
Mexico

A story of globalization filtered through the fever dream of a Mexican shaman, THE MODERN JUNGLE is an intimate portrait of Zoque culture, commodity fetish, and the predicament of documentary.

He Who Eats Children
Director: Ben Russell
Documentary/Experimental
26 min
Suriname/USA

“…and we Antilleans, we know only too well that – as they say in the islands – the black man has a fear of blue eyes.”
– Franz Fanon, Black Skin White Masks

Posted in Competition 2017, Feature 2017