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Performance Lectures & Redos: Cabula 6/Jeremy Xido

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Angola Project, Part II

Friday 8th October

Based on Jeremy Xido's true life adventures of trying to make a feature film in Angola, the ANGOLA PROJECT was a performance lecture that took the audience on a dizzying journey through the history of colonial Portugal, the Travelogues of Burton Holmes, the films of Bruce Lee and Jim Kelly, the Detroit race riots/rebellion, Berlin documentary film crews in Africa and the blood-thirsty mechanisms of international film finance.

 

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Note: complete video documentation of all performance lecture events can be accessed through the Study Room at Live Art Development Agency and at the British Library.