Cinema and Colonial Exhibitions: Le Bled (Jean Renoir, 1929) and Its Historical Horizon

Eduardo Morettin


The article aims to examine the relationship between cinema and colonial exhibitions in France based on the examination of Le Bled (1929), by Jean Renoir, a fiction film commissioned for the Exposition du Centenaire de la Conquête de l’Algérie, 1830-1930, and on the participation of cinema in it and in the Exposition Coloniale Internationale et des Pays d’Outre-Mer.


Jean Renoir; Le Bled; Colonial Exhibitions; French History; Contradictions

DOI: 10.6092/issn.2280-9481/11270


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