Past Event
Art History
Friday, November 15
Panel Discussion with Euzhan Palcy

About the Event

Join us in a panel discussion with famed French filmmaker, Euzhan Palcy, in an event co-sponsored by Classical and European Studies and Cinema and Media Studies.

Euzhan Palcy
Nov. 15, 4:30pm, HUMA 117

Panel discussion with:
Jacqueline Couti (Classical & European Studies)
Martin Blumenthal-Barby (Classical & European Studies/Cinema & Media Studies)
Gordon Hughes (Art History/Cinema & Media Studies)
Born and raised in Martinique, award-winning filmmaker Euzhan Palcy has directed such luminaries as Marlon Brando, Donald Sutherland, and Susan Sarandon. Her first film, “Sugar Cane Alley” (1983) won more than 17 international awards, including the Venice Film Festival Silver Lion and the César Award for best feature film. Her 1989 film, “A Dry White Season,” was the first film produced by a major Hollywood studio (MGM) by a black female director. Mme. Palcy is a member of the National Committee for the Memory and History of Slavery, a Chevalier de L’Ordre national du Mérite, a recipient of the National Order of the Legion of Honor, and has been honored at the Cannes Film Festival and the Museum of Modern Art, New York, among many other venues.

Directions & Parking


Humanities Building