Archive for the ‘Mondo’ category

Mondo film at the BFI

March 31, 2009

CCM member Mark Goodall writes about shock documentary films.

The BFI have recently screened a classic example of this- Jacopetti and Prosperi’s 1972 film Addio Zio Tom (Goodbye Uncle Tom). There is a video of the event here:

The BFI are screening another Jacopetti and Prosperi film Africa Addio (1966) on 25th April 2009:

http://www.bfi.org.uk/whatson/africa_addio

There is also a study session on mondo film with Mark Goodall and David Kerekes of Headpress:

http://www.bfi.org.uk/whatson/sweet_and_savage_the_world_of_the_mondo_film_0