Finding a Flaneur in “The Moviegoer”

Certification, repetition, rotation, the genie-soul of a place – I found the footsteps of Walter Benjamin and “Return of the Flaneur” throughout  The Moviegoer by Walker Percy. No sooner had we finished reading it than I wanted to start all over again at the beginning, ready to annotate the text to make my case.

Walker Percy: A Documentary Film

Directed by Win Riley of New Orleans, this one-hour program explores the life and work of Walker Percy while featuring a wide range of interviews and archival footage. The premiere screening took place at the New Orleans Film Festival on  October 17, 2010. For more information about the film and its scheduled appearances, or to host a screening or purchase a DVD, contact Win Riley or visit the film website. A preview trailer of the film is available on YouTube.
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