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Books and Citizens Days

21-02-2015 au 06-03-2015

“War and Peace, Conflict and Reconciliation”: the 3rd edition of  Rencontres du Livre et du Citoyen in Royan pays casts a ligh on editorial cartoons !

The exhibition “Cartooning for Peace” is on display from February 21 to March 6.

On February 21, a public screening of “Cartoonists – Foot Soldiers of Democracy” (directed by Stephanie Valloatto) takes place, as well as a roundtable debate titled “Humour as a weapon, caricature and editorial cartoons” with Hani Abbas (Syria), Aurel (France), Mana Neyestani (Iran) and Willis from Tunis (Tunisia).

“Derision, caricature and lampoons, through the power conveyed by a line or a sentence, have the capacity to underline excesses and lies, to denounce and question propaganda, to nurture citizens’ reflection and conscience…”

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