March 11, 2011

The Arabist reports about freeze flash mobs in Rabat, Morocco. Immovable human statues. One of the most touching scenes in Chris Marker’s Grin Without a Cat is the day of the funeral of Jan Palach, a 21-year old who immolated himself in 1969 in protest against Soviet aggression in Czechoslovakia. The procession starts after a period of frozen movement: people, a tram, everything is immovable, until a signal is given.

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