Thu 24 Oct

Savages – The Story of Human Zoos

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Sauvages, au coeur des zoos humains

90 mins

in French with EN subs

FRA | 2018 | dir.s Pascal Blanchard & Bruno Victor-Pujebet | doc

With the help of previously unpublished archive material, this documentary shows how racism became ingrained in popular culture between 1810 and 1940 through human zoos, circuses and colonial fairs exhibiting those taken by force from their native lands, flaunted as “primitive savages”.

Introduced by  Dr. Christina Horvath, Senior Lecturer in the department of Politics, Language and International Studies at the University of Bath.

In parternship with the European Culture TV Channel ARTE.

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