Is culture political?

Is culture political?

Is culture political?

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The Oscars this Tuesday, the Césars tomorrow Wednesday: it is the nomination period for the prestigious film awards. Ceremonies that are regularly the occasion of a political platform. But is this commitment increasingly on the wane? And what about threats by two French rock groups to boycott a festival because the city in question is in the hands of a member of the National Group? How far should an artist’s mission go?

To discuss:

clementine charlemaineco-president of the 50/50 collective and general delegate of the “Cinema for All” association.

flaming friend, violinist, co-founder with Isabelle Barbéris of Culture et universalisme (Network of artists and cultural professionals in defense of universalism and creation) and author of the book “Learning to live under water” published by Christian Bourgois.

Emanuel Negrier, Director of Research of the CNRS in Political Sciences of the CEPEL (Center for Political Studies of Latin Europe) of the University of Montpellier. Author of the book “Territory and Society Festivals”, edition Presses de Sciences po.

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