Robert Kramer Retrospective [Special Invitation Film]

Against Forgetting

Contre l’oublie
- 1991 / France / French / Color / 90 min / Video

Production: Amnesty International France

Thirty cinematic letters of conscience and protest from thirty filmmakers to the world political leaders responsible for human rights oppressions all over the world. Each of thirty individual cases in thirty different countries are accused in each short work of 3 minutes. Produced under the initiative of Amnesty France on the occasion of their thirtieth anniversary and as part of their appeal to write letters against human rights oppressions, leading filmmakers from France and the world, ranging from documentary and independent productions to commercial hit makers, participated.

Directors (in alphabetical order) Narrators
Chantal Akerman Catherine Deneuve
René Allio Bernard Stasi
Denis Amar Abbe Pierre
Jean Becker Philippe Noiret
Jane Birkin Jane Birkin
Jean-Michel Carré Haroun Tazieff
Patrice Cherau Charlotte Gainsbourg
Alan Corneau Edgar Morin
Costa-Gavras Robert Badinter
Dominique Dante Alexandre Minkowski
Claire Denis Alain Souchon
Raymond Depardon Sami Frey
Jacques Deray Bruno Masure
Michel Deville Emmanuelle Beart
Jacques Doillon Gerald Thomassin
Martine Franck Henri Cartier-Bresson
Gerard Frot Coutaz Paul Amar
Francis Girod Isabelle Huppert
Jean-Luc Godard and Anne-Marie Mieville André Rousselet
Romain Goupil Claude Cheysson
Jean-Loup Hubert Carole Bouquet
Robert Kramer Hubert Reeves
Patrice Leconte Guy Bedos
Sarah Moon Youssou Ndour
Philippe Muyl Anny Duperey
Michel Piccoli Michel Piccoli
Alain Resnais François Jacob
Coline Serreau Jacques Higelin
Bertrand Tavernier Anouk Grinberg
Nadine Trintignant Marie Trintignant

• Robert Kramer Retrospective | FALN | In the Country | The Edge | Ice | People’s War | Milestones | Scenes from the Class Struggle in Portugal | Guns | A Great Day in France / Birth | As Fast as You Can | Fear | Doc’s Kingdom | Route One / USA | Dear Doc | Berlin 10/90 | Video Letters: Robert Kramer and Stephen Dwoskin | Leeward | Point de départ / Starting Place | Walk the Walk | The Coat | Ghosts of Electricity | SayKomSa | Cities of the Plain | Against Forgetting