Walls and Bridges

Walls and Bridges is a 10-day series of performances and critical explorations uniting French and American thinkers and artists from social sciences, philosophy, literature and live arts.

Stille Nacht

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10/20/2013 >  18:30 - 20:00
Invisible Dog Art Center
51 Bergen Street (between Smith & Court Streets)
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Performance. Co-presented with the Invisible Dog Art Center and Les Subsistances.


Featuring: Oh! Oui… (Theater Company / FR) with Alexandra Fleischer (Actress and singer / FR), Joachim Latarjet (Musician and theater director / FR), Alexandre Théry (Dancer / FR). Technical direction and lights: Léandre Garcia Lamolla; Sound: Samuel Pajand; Video: Mathilde Bertrandy


In April 2007, René Fleischer asked his grand-daughter Alexandra Fleisher and her partner Joachim Latarjet to go to Sambin, a small village in north-central France. Though René was born in 1935, he'd always said his childhood had began in 1940, in Sambin. His Jewish and German parents sent him there. For five years, he didn't see them and lived with a woman who took care of him. One day during his stay, he heard a German soldier in the streets… That day was to be the last time he ever spoke a word of his mother tongue.” 

“It’s a child’s story. The story of a child. He has a secret, and must silence it. He has to hide, to feint, to fade… to disappear for a while... It’s also a search for hiding places... for the answer to the question: why did the German language disappear from the Fleischer family?”


Free | Reservation required : stillenacht(at)



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