Against Oblivion: Director Chantal Akerman and Catherine Deneuve on Murder of Salvadorean Union Activist Febe Elisabeth Velásquez

(Contre l’oubli)

(France, 1991)

Chantal Akerman (screenplay, voice over), Sonia Wider-Atherton (music) and Catherine Deneuve (actor) team up to mourn the murder of Salvadorean union activist Febe Elisabeth Velásquez in this short piece produced for Amnesty International.

Production and conception: Béatrice Soulé. Cinematographer: Joan Monsigny. Music: Mino Cinelu, interpreted by Sonia Wieder-Atherton. With: Catherine Deneuve, Sonia Wieder Atherton. Beta SP, French with English subtitles, 3,40 min.