Bayou Cirque

United States / 2020 / Documentary / 05:48 min

Inspired by poet Emily Dickinson, Bayou Cirque is an ethnography of practice where performers seek the original spirit of the circus: to do what others cannot do.
Sunday 03.July 16:00
Love & Poesie

Film maker
Wesley Shrum

Wesley Shrum is Professor of Sociology and Director of the Video Ethnography Laboratory at Louisiana State University. His research on social networks and communication technology has taken him to Ghana, Kenya, and India every year since 1994. In the early 2000s his interest in movies began as a more accessible means of documentation for academic work. He established and directs of the Ethnografilm Festival in 2014, which takes place each April in Paris and is associate director of the Journal of Visual Ethnography.