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 Jean Rouch

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Jean Rouch

Birth
Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France
Death 18 Feb 2004 (aged 86)
Tahoua, Niger
Burial Niamey, Niamey Capital District, Niger
Memorial ID 8448385 View Source
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Documentary Filmmaker. The French director was a pioneer of the "cinema verite" style of documentary filmmaking, and received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Documentary Association in 2001. Several of his films won awards in festivals around the world. His 1976 film "Babutu" was nominated for the Golden Palm at Cannes. Jean Rouch was killed in a car crash in Niger while attending a film festival.

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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Always with Love
  • Added: 27 Feb 2004
  • Find a Grave Memorial 8448385
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/8448385/jean-rouch : accessed ), memorial page for Jean Rouch (31 May 1917–18 Feb 2004), Find a Grave Memorial ID 8448385, citing Catholic Cemetery, Niamey, Niamey Capital District, Niger ; Maintained by Find a Grave .