Films byTexts by Virgil Vernier
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French director Virgil Vernier is coming to De Singel in Antwerp for two evenings in the context of CARTA, a new biennial festival looking to showcase video art, installations, new music, film concerts and more.

Virgil Vernier, 2014, 104’

“Mercury is the fastest, hottest, coldest planet. One side is always night. The other, always day. You feel very light because the gravity is weak. The sky is dark, and never varies. There is no air. This story takes place in a far distant time, a time of violence.

Virgil Vernier, 2018, 98’

“After his celebrated feature debut film, Mercuriales (Courtisane Festival 2015), which takes place in the Parisian banlieues, Virgil Vernier shifts his focus to Sophia Antipolis, a technopole in the margins of the French Riviera.