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Stunned: Derrida on Film

Peggy Kamuf

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Published by Edinburgh University Press

Published in print October 2010 | ISBN: 9780748641543
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780748652136 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641543.003.0010
Stunned: Derrida on Film

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This chapter describes the film D'ailleurs, Derrida, which premiered in Spring 2000 on the Franco-German public television station, Arte. It has since been screened many times at film festivals, in commercial theaters, and at numerous conferences, very often in the presence of the film's director and/or its subject, Jacques Derrida. The film was shot in 1999 at various locations, very few of which are identified in the film itself. These settings are often used as evocative visual backdrops for the forgrounded figure of Derrida, who is heard and often shown speaking throughout the film's sixty-eight minutes.

Keywords: Jacques Derrida; film festivals; D'ailleurs Derrida

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Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies

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