A domestic, personal video commissioned by the Centre Pompidou on the occasion of the 2016 retrospective of the films of Straub and Huillet.
Influential feminist theorist and filmmaker Trinh T.
Four decades of filmmaking in and about Palestine come together in this montage by Reem Shilleh. Rather than curating a program of entire films, she brings together a selection of scenes in this documentary.
Katrien Vermeire drew inspiration from the encyclopedic film Fadenspiele (1969), part of the German film series Encyclopaedia Cinematographica by H.R. Haefelinger. Touwfiguren shows two children making string figures.
Die Geträumten shows a staged recording of the almost two-decade correspondence between poets Ingeborg Bachmann and Paul Celan – an Austrian and a displaced Romanian Jew – that began in 1948 and ended a few years before their premature deaths.
“The actors were never given a copy of the script. They were only directed based on how I commuted the script. Dialogues were delivered very naturally as they depended on the actors’ personal instincts throughout the film.
Clotilde Mydylarama : Les différents bruits m’ont semblé reliés à des instants en particulier, comme un chemin sonore, y a-t-il un déroulé volontaire et comment avez-vous travaillé les effets sonores dans Koropa ?
“The most provocative of the bunch is John Smith’s Who Are We?. Leading up to the Brexit vote, BBC’s Question Time became ever more vicious and confrontational.
Assise au bord de la faille béante, elle a attendu longtemps, trop longtemps que la montagne lui rende son amant prisonnier des glaces.
Les voix, les cris des prisonniers échappent à la litanie des jours...
“But the big surprise [of Film Society of Lincoln Center’s Art of the Real series] is Brothers of the Night, a docudrama about Bulgarian Roma hustlers in Vienna.
« Tu te prends pour Charles Quint ? (Charles Quint avait organisé une répétition générale de son enterrement, commandant spécialement une musique pour la circonstance. Ayant pris froid pendant ces répétitions, il meurt quelques semaines plus tard). Ou pour Molière?
In the buildings of the IBIS maritime boarding school in Ostend that look out towards the sea, boys from six to sixteen sleep, eat and play. They learn how to read the sea, sail with a fishing boat and help haul in the catch.
Grands travaux is set in the Institute Anneessens-Funck, a Dutch-speaking vocational school in the centre of Brussels where young students have come to learn a trade.
“Cinema can’t get more iconic than this, as the Ta’ang, made itinerant by war, create shelter with whatever they can find, which usually means sticks and stones. Wang watches as a group tries to build a frame for a tarpaulin roof with bamboo poles scavenged from what grows along the road.
The lives of three women intersect in small-town America.