President Obama as Django, by Prof. Renford Reese

Professor Renford Reese reads Django as a metaphor for President Obama...I read Reese as a metaphor for a new generation of remarkable African American multiculturalists, a sunrise on another magnificent temple of enlightenment , thus my illustration at the end of the post. I added Alain Finkielkraut's very harsh critique of the movie. at the … Continue reading President Obama as Django, by Prof. Renford Reese

Adieu King Father and Welcome to the New Lunar Year

In Asia, the impossible can always happen, you just have to dream it. Such was my visit to Phnom Penh where I intended to take part to the Farewell to King Father Norodom Sihanouk, but no plan or idea of how this would occur. Eventually, the impossible happened and I will never forget this intense moment, in black and white of the farewell to one of the most vibrant figures of our recent history.

Ainsi s’achève “l’histoire terrible” de Norodom Sihanouk, Roi du Cambodge

Ainsi s'achève la Terrible Histoire de Norodom Sihanouk, Roi du Cambodge, Ma paraphrase du titre de la pièce d'Hélène Cixous ne doit rien au hasard, je vous invite à vous remémorer vos propres souvenirs au travers du destin invraisemblable du Roi Père, vrai Tigre mais également Scorpion magnifique. Homme d'Etat, Homme Politique, Homme d'Instinct, Homme Théâtral en tout cas...regard nostalgique sur une période tragique.