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VIDEO LIBRARY "À LA CARTE" 11
between July 13 and July 15, 15h to 17h
Théâtre des Chartreux 105, avenue des Chartreux / 13004 Marseille tel. 04 91 50 18 90
video library à la carte 2011 / title :::: 230 films,
203 authors, 35 countries Argentina
/ New Zealand
/ Republic of Ireland
/ United Kingdom
This works that have not been incorporated in the selected programs (space, identity, movement, perception, sense, time) are put at the publics disposition. The video library "à la carte" holds treasures that everyone can freely consult, its access is free of charge, with a catalogue available for consultation. Because a member of the selection committee welcomes the public, the videos are therefore presented, and open to discussion
"+"37mn color & b/w mono 2010 Lebanonby Sélim Mouradproduction : IESAV-USJdistribution : IESAV-USJVarious characters live, evolve and intertwine through their questioning and their own metaphysical quest of the divine: a fanatical priest, a paranoid who always feels himself observed by God, a skeptic radio presenter, a photographer obsessed with his frames and grand mother. (Par hasard) vers le mur39mn color mono 2010 Franceby Vincent Morisseau & Chloé Jailletself-productionself-distributionTwo french tourists searching the western wall in the old city of Jerusalem by night. 11:11:1111mn11 color sil 2010 Brazilby Dalila Martinsself-productionself-distributionLights appear in paths that lead to nowhere. A difficult formation: shattering in duration. In a slippery world where references are scattered and senses become empty at every instant, indexes and significants resist in deterioration. A tribute to the language in ruins. 19, Espíritu Santo (Andalucía )19mn color & b/w stereo 2010 Franceby Philippe Coteself-productionself-distributionIn the beginning, there were your words, which you wrote me to initiate the pictures to do, far away, alone, down there in Seville and Andalusia.
Then, after a first silent editing... the film would at last find its final form, an intimate essay and standing between your voice, a selection of Antonio Gamoneda's poems, to listen, and my pictures. (Philippe Cote) 201 cartes postales vidéo mobiles120mn color mono 2010 Franceby Dominik Langeself-productionself-distributionSo I had the idea of producing a series of romantic paintings, a pictorial stroll in Paris, a wandering aimlessly displayed, if not to provide a projection support to inner visions, movements of interiority confronted to the current means and technical exchanges and jetable communications, so finally the mobile phone which is the best avatar, an icon of our endless consumption? I do not know if my intentions are very clear, but the images speak for themselves and with less verbiage? A Suite of Forms2mn44 color mono 2011 USAby Eiliyasself-productionself-distributionA simple object modified by basic camera movement, then further analyzed and explored by changes in rhythm and points
of focus. And abstracted experiential dialogue on perception and experience. about my fate0mn58 color stereo 2009 USAby Henry Gwiazdaself-productionself-distributionWhat does fate look like? Acrobate6mn50 color stereo 2011 Franceby Yves-Marie Mahéself-productiondistribution : Light ConeLimits doesn't exist. An Informal Gaze (Una mirada informal)9mn38 color stereo 2010 Mexicoby Ilana Boltvinik & Rodrigo Viñas & Mariana Mañonself-productionself-distributionThe art piece is conceived as an action, the selling of Mexican garbage in Copenhagen and Danish garbage in Mexico City. It is an appropriation of small pieces of public space that emulate street selling as to engage people in transit with this public dynamic. An Ode to Call and Response1mn43 color mono 2011 USAby Eiliyasself-productionself-distributionTwo miscellaneous videos overlaid then through temporal editing, mimicking the call and response traditions in music. Analysis8mn color stereo 2010 Canadaby Jackie Gallantself-productiondistribution : Groupe Intervention Vidéo"Analysis" questions the relationship between language, metaphor, macro and micro states through the investigation of comprehension. The video is layered with words, meanings and landscapes, offering a site to analyze grammatical relationships by studying the structure as a whole. Animal Edge3mn30 color stereo 2011 Germanyby Andrés Meléndezself-productionself-distributionSeparation from our animality is not entirely consumed and is still continuing,til the moment the repression is broken, and shows a hidden nature. Anoxi: la synthèse 6mn32 color dolby stereo 2009 Canadaby Pavitra Wickramasingheproduction : Perte de Signalself-distributionRemix of a triptych produced over 4 years, the work assemble sounds and visuals synthesis in a narrative composition on the suffocation caused by the lack of oxygen. Theorists of digital art have discussed the similarity of precinematic and postcinematic practices (such as early chronophotograhy and Quicktime video clips). The abstractions created by Robin Dupuis, such as Anoxi, can be understood as examining this connection in an aesthetic manner, but following and creating new forms and rhythms with the possibilites of the digital instrument. In Anoxi the elements in the picture are melting into new forms, separating and coming together in continuous transformation and variation. - Mika Taanila, Avanto, Helsinki
ANSWERS14mn50 color dolby stereo 2010 USAby Marilyn Volkmanself-productionself-distribution"ANSWERS (NATO BASES)" presents a series of question and answer sessions videotaped during normal working hours with military personnel stationed at two NATO Headquarters locations in Europe. Using terminology from the institution's mission statement as a starting point, ANSWERS prompts philosophical introspection and dialogue surrounding language in the workplace. Après l'hiver9mn55 color stereo 2010 Canadaby Étienne Paquetteproduction : Parallèle 91distribution : Julie Armstrong-BoileauIn 2105, nearly 600 years after Jacques Cartier’s first winter in America, the continent was stricken by 30 years of pouring rain. The landscape was transformed, a new New World emerged. North of Quebec, a group of men and women set sail, in search of that land they once knew. The voyage brought them back to a lost part of themselves they used to call winter.
After Winter, A Poem From The Next World is an experimental work, consisting for the most part of recycled footage originally shot in the Equatorial Jungle in 2002. This ode to winter questions the relations between the human soul and the environment in our days of climate changes. Après le feu7mn09 color stereo 2010 Franceby Jacques Perconteproduction : Triptyque Filmsself-distributionA few miles from Ajaccio, Corsica, burnt land is buckling under the weight of its colors. The ground is falling apart, releasing pictorial energies that take over the sky. I'm staring at the vanishing skyline. The train keeps on rolling... As A Whistle25mn color & b/w stereo 2011 USAby Phillip Duncanproduction : Cleo Fisheldistribution : FleischfilmLove is a dirty business. The lack of love even dirtier. You can scrub and sing all day until your skin is as red as a valentine. But they will never return. This same body that moved them to tears, this same body that warmed them... is now frozen inside a song. Atome5mn57 color stereo 2010 Moroccoby Hicham Qaidiself-productionself-distributionI go down by the stairs of a ruined house, I climb a desert hill, I walk through a landscape hit by earthquake... attendre12mn52 color stereo 2010 Franceby Isabelle Schneiderself-productionself-distributionRailway station. Babayan2mn58 color stereo 2010 Canadaby Anne Goldenself-productiondistribution : Groupe Intervention VidéoAt twilight, a camera glides along a ridge between two valleys. The sounds from the landscape forge a link between the viewer and the horizon. Bacteria10mn color stereo 2010 Indiaby Aditi Kulkarniself-productionself-distribution"Bacteria"- A state of mind in the given space-time model. Bassine-moi33mn color & b/w stereo 2010 Franceby Natacha Roscioself-productionself-distributionThese autonomous scenes do not seem to be related to each other, precisely because of the obvious unsociability of the characters. They coexist in mentally constructed parallel worlds but cannot link together, which suggests a dreadful social reality... However, here and there, a link emerges, round and red, or green and spherical, made of wood or scrap metal… the object. As a palliative against the absence of otherness, the object, be it real or imaginary, fills the void left by the others’ absence. Everyone has their own “bassine”. Belle9mn color stereo 2010 Portugalby Daria Baiocchi & Luis Fernandesself-productionself-distributionIt grew up as a collaboration between two artists: Luis Fernandes and Daria Baiocchi. Music is straight connected to images. A video who deals with subtly meanings, apparently without any understanding of the Beauty itself but with an irreplaceable essence. One beauty full of beauteous, lightness and transparency. A video about visual languages overlaid by dreams and magnetic rushes covered by an inception on this idyllic mirror, featured on the landscape of reality… Belsunce fragments20mn color mono 2010 Franceby Anne-Marie Lallementself-productionself-distributionHow to describe in a few clips, the Belsunce area in Marseille (the central district of maghrebine migration) just throuh the daily life of "chibanis" (old algerians), the blowing of the mistral wind, and the evolution of this very area. Beyond1mn03 color stereo 2011 Romaniaby George Dorobantuself-productionself-distributionShort urban visual poem witnessed in Bucharest. Beyond dense gliding walls of human traffic, right under the surface of eye-level communication magma, an old soul awaits. Bez naslova (Plavo) / No Title (Blue)6mn color mono 2009 Croatiaby Renata Poljak & Boris Poljakproduction : Croatian Film Clubs’ Associationself-distributionThe work "No Title" lies in between video and painting and investigates that line, making us aware of the general relevance of themes like love and art. Billiards Melody6mn45 color stereo 2011 Franceby Jean-Michel Rollandself-productionself-distributionA billiards cue hits the white ball which breaks the rack apart. This action is developed all along the video on different frames, tonalities and rhythms. This video is one of a series trying to make sounds and images meet in a transmediality approach. Black Salt Water Elegy16mn b/w dolby stereo 2010 Canadaby Solomon Naglerself-productionself-distributionA short film that weaves together original and archival material to create an ethereal narrative texture, "Black Saltwater Elegy" intimately links the discordant threads of a popular history of dispossession (Africville) with the solitude of its protagonist's graveyard-shift fantasies. After opening with disquieting archival footage of the demolition of Africville, the film shifts to an austere observational portrait. A palatable sense of the duration of midnight work slowly shifts into subtle gestures that hint towards choreographed events. Eventually, a breech occurs as the protagonist fuses with an emergent dreamscape, where ruined landscapes and the resurrection of an extinct community intertwine. Using the protagonist's disembodied point of view, the audience floats above a reconstructed Africville, one forever present, nesting in a bed of saltwater fog. Blue Black Berlin7mn20 color stereo 2009 Germanyby Ana Bilankovself-productionself-distributionAn idyllic night promenade along the Berlin Spree with ships and walkers turns into a fictive, potentially catastrophic and threatening scenario. The dramatization of the abstract narrative is reinforced through the sound. Boredom9mn04 color stereo 2010 Canadaby Patricia Rivasself-productiondistribution : Groupe Intervention Vidéo"Boredom" takes a look at the state of ennui. The video explores the artists' path in her quest to better understand boredom. Long takes present the artist and those close to her. These shots appear throughout the video. Boris12mn17 color & b/w stereo 2011 Franceby Isabelle Schneiderself-productionself-distributionThe war is not more.....perhaps. Capture mode28mn58 color stereo 2010 Franceby Béatrice Plumetproduction : Red Star Cinemadistribution : Red Star CinémaI have always wanted to capture the time. Since many years, I’ve collected a photographical substance to hold which never stops getting away from me. Today, I’ve renounced to this gesture of obsessional recording. Revisiting those intimate records, I’m looking for what has been changing in this passing time. Carte du Ciel12mn color & b/w stereo 2011 USAby David Baumflekself-productionself-distribution"Carte du Ciel" was an international astronomical project in the late 19th & early 20th century to photograph the entire universe. This story of technological hubris, colonialism & fall of empire is told with original archival footage, along with early cinema clips and images of contemporary life. Cette obscure tentation25mn55 b/w stereo 2011 Franceby Renaud Ducoingproduction : Andésite Productionsself-distributionMathilde, a paraplegic young woman, falls in a dark morbid masochism. Physical masochism but also moral, imagining herself "genetically racist". Daily visits of François Amable, a physiotherapist from Reunion island, will be an opportunity to express this particular racism... Colors Melody4mn color stereo 2011 Franceby Jean-Michel Rollandself-productionself-distributionIn the foreground of this experiment, a series of 20 chips change color and disappear in an ordered yet elusive way. At each color change, a note is triggered. The chips, although thrown on a mathematical basis, succeed in an unpredictable manner as they appear to lack all logic and involve a range of incalculable possibilities. Comme un vent qui nous pousse dans le dos19mn color stereo 2010 Franceby Caroline Beuretself-productionself-distributionAn alarm, a road, a shout. That speaks about time period. You never can tell when it finishes. Where is it, what we did not forget? Continuum6mn color dolby stereo 2009 Italyby Devis Venturelliself-productionself-distribution"Continuum" illustrates temporary transformations of a body in the urban environment. Courant appauvri (Strombomben)2mn38 color stereo 2009 Franceby Franziska Otzelbergerself-productionself-distributionNuclear waste is used for weapons of mass destruction. Crooked Beauty30mn color & b/w stereo 2010 USAby Ken Paul Rosenthalself-productionself-distribution"Crooked Beauty" is a poetic documentary that chronicles artist-writer Jacks McNamara's transformative journey from psych ward patient to pioneering mental health advocacy. Poignant testimonials connect the fissures and fault lines of human nature to the unstable topography and mercurial weather patterns of the San Francisco Bay Area. Danses6mn color stereo 2009 USAby Kevin Evensenself-productionself-distribution"Danses" is comprised of three pieces, looped together to create a digital tryptic. The digital sound in "Danses" is an electro acoustic digital arrangement based on Erik Satie's "Gymnopodies". The altered digital imagery of the group emulates forms in nature and brings to visual life Contamine de Latour's "The Ancient", upon which the Gymnopodies were based. Déconstruction / Construction18mn18 color stereo 2010 Franceby Séverine Mathieu & Suzel Roche & Emmanuel Vigierproduction : dis-FORMES & Collectif Caillouxdistribution : dis-FORMES & Collectif CaillouxWe filmed through 3 different eyes, 3 different light, the foudroyage of a bridge(deck) on the border between the renewed districts and the former(ancient) district of the station of Marseille. This foudroyage, operation of communication, questions the reality of The demolition to tear away(to extract) from the reproduction of the same. The construction, to experiment new territories. Democracy Feeding On The Chaos In Egypt 10mn color sil 2011 USAby Dato Mioself-productionself-distribution"Democracy Feeding On The Chaos In Egypt" is an exploration of the parasitic quality of western democracies with respect to foreign policy, and the illusion that democracy is a benevolent force in the world. Des fleurs des légumes10mn color mono 2010 Franceby Jean Claude Moutonself-productionself-distributionAs many retired people, Simone and Robert have a garden where they cultivate flowers and vegetables. They tell their everyday life while plants deploy in the screen, magnificent and slightly disturbing. Desecration/ Resurrection6mn38 color mono 2010 USAby Aviva Rahmaniself-productionself-distributionThe film shows a split screen time lapse of a restored salt marsh in the Gulf of Maine from May to June, 2010 called Ghost Nets returning to life. The other side of the screen shows aerial images of the Gulf of Mexico during the 2010 British Petroleum oil spill. Dimensionalization6mn30 color stereo 2009 USAby Nhieu Doself-productionself-distributionDimensionalizing Times Square in New York City. dont touch me please40mn color & b/w stereo 2010 Franceby Shanti Masudproduction : La vie est belle films self-distributionA speechless film, both musical and sexy. One theme: seduction... Characters who play tricks (magic trocks sometimes). Each one has its own reverse shot, its own "other one", its own (or almost) song, like a fiction (a setting) around a character. doppelganger4mn13 b/w stereo 2009 Canadaby Micheline Durocherself-productionself-distributionThis recent experimental video is inspired by the autobiography of Goethe, conveying the uncanny feeling of being confronted with your double coming toward you. dustin!9mn29 color stereo 2009 Germanyby konstantinos-antonios goutos the artwertease®self-productionself-distributionBerlin, gendarmenmarkt, february 4, 2003, 8:31 pm, under-zero temperature. The "golden camera" awards ceremony. in some minutes, dustin hoffman will be honored with the "lifetime achievement film award"... Security guys, profi and amateur cameramans, funs, are waiting of his coming... a (non) spectacular documentary, taken with a normal digital video apparatus, investigates the human reactions on glamour, star system and fame... E Buio Sia1mn51 color stereo 2010 Italyby Sirio Sechiself-productionself-distributionA full speed trip into a cave, a subjective vision called "bat-flight".
The film begins in excess light, the light that creates life, too much life, too heavy, disturbing, the light that dazzles instead of shows. Then you enter the cave to take refuge in the dark: the opposite of light. During this travel we discover the wonders created in the dark, those hidden from everyone, even the Sun. Until reaching total darkness, the darkness that was the principle of everything and the creation itself. E.S.P.R.I.T.11mn color dolby stereo 2010 Franceby Julien Beaunayproduction : Outrageously Optimisticself-distributionWhat's going on in Mr Guimbert's mind? In the middle of an important meeting, Mr Guimbert is attracted by strange signs he seems the only one to notice. He' s then drawn into a strange world ruled by very surprising people. Earthrise5mn40 color stereo 2011 USAby David Baumflekself-productionself-distributionA man recounts the pivotal emotional events in his life in 1968. The death of his father & the 1st meeting with his future wife are discussed over abstracted images of light and motion shot the same year by astronauts circling the moon. Echolalie4mn color stereo 2010 Franceby Siegfried Brégerself-productionself-distributionExhaustion, we believe the world is immense when it closed. Eclipse24mn color stereo 2010 Spainby Alberte Pagánself-productionself-distributionTime passes. Life flows. Nature completes a cycle of life and death. Eve and Adam correct the myth of the tree of knowledge: the forbidden fruit makes them wise. Baroque symphony of light and colour. There is no digital manipulation: all the effects are created analogically by the camera. Einschnitte 2mn22 color sil 2011 Canadaby Lina Rodriguezself-productionself-distributionAn afternoon with Viennese statues. Ely14mn color dolby stereo 2011 USAby Andrea Dojmi & Lorenzo Bonaself-productionself-distribution"Ely" has been a space mission, the last of the Space Era. "Ely" was the woman I loved before leaving the Earth. "Ely" was a young girl, maybe mine. "Ely", the far away planet I've orbited around for years. "Ely" became the name of planet Earth. Once back the Sun's light was just like it had been when as kids we used to observe the dust in the thin air of our indian summer. Once back the time hadn't come yet to understand, cry or remember. Embers5mn b/w stereo 2010 Italyby Lithos 19self-productionself-distributionIn all relationships violence is not as obvious as the flame of a fire breaking out in a short time; sometimes violence is underneath, it is hidden but daily present, and painfully corrosive. It is like a weak small flame consuming energy from the embers, transforming everything into ash. Empirical Data34mn b/w stereo 2009 Greeceby George Drivasself-productionself-distribution"Empirical Data" is based on the personal experience of the actor David Maltese as an immigrant in Greece, and his trajectory from entering the country to taking up acting. The protagonist of the film David Malteze, impersonates himself, during his first professional steps. En retard3mn30 color stereo 2010 Franceby Sylvain Vuilleretself-productionself-distribution"Late" tells the last strange meeting of two men. Its colors, its space, its time, its ubiquity, this sensation that the characters make the narrative and not the opposite, make of this video a totally dreamlike work. Enter Space Ether14mn50 color stereo 2010 Indiaby TAXI & Sourav Roy Chowdhuryself-productionself-distribution"It all takes place in the void" - Leonid Andreyev, Requiem. Nature carries one from the illusory world of reality into the metaphysical world. In the ambience of nature, a boy begins his transcendental journey through reality and dreamscape and eventually finds himself in the ethereal world. He is in a state of poetic illusion when he is one with nature, in his ethereal existence. Equipment maintenance today1mn color stereo 2009 Chinaby Haiyuan Wangself-productionself-distributionA threshold of intervention impact statements Equipment maintenance report card/ DATE/ The use of units/ Contact/ Device Name/ model/ Serial Number/ Symptom/ Software failure/ Hardware failure/ Solutions/ Method/ Recommended/ Fees/ Signature using the unit/ Satisfied/ Signature Maintenance/ Asset management and equipment maintenance supervisor signature. Eruption3mn54 color stereo 2010 USAby Jennifer Campbellself-productiondistribution : Video Out"Eruption" is a video documenting the artist simulating the faux-eruption of Mt. Rainier. It aims to amusingly dramatize the contrast between the crude attempt at simulation and the implacable power of the mountain, spoofing our desire to domesticate that which we cannot possibly control. Essence4mn10 b/w stereo 2010 Germanyby Irena Paskaliself-productionself-distributionHere, "Irena Paskali" shows in an abstract way, how topics which firstly are existing in our imaginations as a spectrum of perspectives are drawn back to there essence. Every perspective is shown as own identity each of them are occupying the artist completely. They mutually are entering an elevator for being traced back to there very core, combined and interwoven – in a creative process in which the artist is keeping prevalence over every perspective. As a result this very essence is depicted to the spectators, here embodied as the one artist which returns from the elevator. essLoeffel15mn18 color stereo 2010 Germanyby Kate Haase & Sebastian Hühnelself-productionself-distributionA woman eats spoons to become pregnant. Etang de la Sourdaie - Tableau filmé pour pelleteuse & accordéon13mn color stereo 2010 Franceby Sandrine Treuillardself-productionself-distributionA wriggling picture with reflections of water on foliages. Music of place. Sonorous image of gratings — clanks on stone — purring engine… : an off-camera digger. "jeux d’anches" are as coming out from the light circulating in leaves. First discreet, the accordion is then going to take its place, jousting against the digger. Etang du Claudy (Le chardon)15mn30 color stereo 2010 Franceby Sandrine Treuillardself-productionself-distributionThe bank — going from grassy soil to water, from light to shadow. Roaming, contemplation, immersed in the image of this artificial pond on which the accordion piece weaves a kind of fiction. Thistles standing in water… A no-wilful correspondence between the filming process and the musical performance by Anzellotti. Étude comparée de chants d’oiseaux avec leur transcription phonétique4mn50 color stereo 2009 Canadaby Claudette Lemayproduction : Perte de Signalself-distributionIn this ornithological study, Claudette Lemay uses humour to explore a variety of bird song transcriptions created using onomatopoeia and sound wave charts. With this bizarre repertoire, she tries to master her subject by joining the lightness of touch of a game with the rigour of methodical archiving.
Etude D2mn18 color stereo 2011 USAby Joy Whalenself-productionself-distribution"Etude D", from a series of video pieces I am making in conjunction with the experimental band SONOI, is mostly abstract and refers movement and flow. A swelling tide, a rushing waterfall, white tumbling from a blade of grass stagnated in a milky pool against a background of black. Eye Exists8mn03 color stereo 2010 USAby Nhieu Doself-productionself-distribution"Eye Exists" is a meditation on the visual organ that we take for granted.. Both its voluntary and involuntary movements with body and head reflex create a dynamic video portrait of a mundane existence. Faustino 19366mn color sil 2010 Spainby Alberte Pagánself-productionself-distributionFaustino is not in the photograph but is the reason for the photograph. Faustino emigrates to Argentina. He will get married, have children, lose his wife, be murdered. Faustino asks his family for a photograph. The only extant photograph of the whole family. Except for Faustino. Favorite Things16mn color stereo 2010 Franceby Pouria Hosseinpourproduction : Mandrake filmsself-distributionThe erotic encounter between two bodies and the frenetic rythm of free jazz. Fear thy not2mn20 color mono 2010 Franceby Sophie Shermanproduction : Le Fresnoyself-distributionA girl sings a strange song and enters a dark tunnel. Fin de loup2mn21 color & b/w stereo 2010 Franceby Stéphanie Cadoretproduction : Les Trois Oursdistribution : Les Trois OursA poetic film based on distorted versions of French kids' riddle and proverb. "Let's wander in the woods, while the wolf is away. If he was around, I would wolf him down…" Follow Your Skin4mn37 color stereo 2010 Republic of Irelandby Ocusonicself-productionself-distribution"Follow Your Skin" is visual music composed from recordings made live in the Experimental Television Center, New York. A terrestrial TV signal is mapped into patterns created by a Voltage Controlled Oscillator. Short snippets of the TV’s audio are randomly introduced in an attempt to recontextualise the broadcast and perchance elicit new meaning. Fool for love (Loucos de amor)14mn30 color stereo 2009 Canadaby Gabriela Golderself-productiondistribution : Groupe Intervention VidéoThe video presents two children (Lola Costi and Livia Bambozzi) reading excerpts aloud of a text adapted from Sam Shepard's play FOOL FOR LOVE. The hesitations, the strange feelings generated by reading the text and the unsolicited comments regarding it, sometimes confirm and sometimes contrast with the idea of an almost impossible love forever torn apart evident in Shepard's writings. Forsythia Madness6mn54 color sil 2010 USAby Neil Needlemanself-productionself-distributionCall me mad, but this is one of the ways I celebrate the colors of spring. As I wander out into the bursting-color landscape during this season, I’m blinded by the dazzling shades of yellow and light green. And I soak it all up with my eyes and (occasionally) my camera. I wish the color show lasted longer than a few short weeks—but I’m grateful for even that. found_footage5mn color & b/w stereo 2010 Italyby Patrizia Monzaniself-productionself-distributionWater as a symbol of nature, water as the origin of life and therefore of man. The video, entirely realized with archive material from the internet movie database (opensource films), shortly narrates the history of humanity and its relationship with our planet earth. Fraktali / Fractals7mn30 color stereo 2009 Croatiaby Damir Cucicproduction : Croatian Film Clubs’ Associationself-distributionA real picture with, for this occasion, specially constructed objects was taken as a template. These jelly objects are mould shaped puddings which have miniature golden plates inside them. The jellies are lit with laser and other lights, and are rotated on the surface of a turntable which caused the light to break and reflect on the golden plates. free sample10mn04 color stereo 2011 Greeceby Giorgos Komakisself-productionself-distributionThe story of a young woman in the effort to discover the ideal love, falling into the wrong men. gold diamonds7mn11 color mono 2011 Israelby Shahar Marcusself-productionself-distributionThis autobiographical work depicts the artist's personal journey from a world that deals with material that remains in the hands of the individual to a world that distributed its property in the public domain. Hannah5mn30 color stereo 2010 United Kingdomby Sérgio Cruzself-productionself-distribution"Hannah" explores the playful ambition of Hannah Dempsey, a young dancer and athlete with a disability. Hollywood Mutant Gang Bang3mn45 color stereo 2010 Finlandby Mauri Lehtonenself-productionself-distributionHundreds of horribly deformed horny mutants crawl out of the severs of Los Angeles to rape the Hollywood's rich and famous. Old porn footage has been treated with scratching and permanent markers. Soundtrack consists of distant moanings of pleasure, accompanied by electronic mutant gang bang music. Horizon Mobile1mn b/w mono 2010 Colombiaby Fredy Clavijoself-productionself-distribution"Mobile horizon", is a reading of the elements of the landscape and how these impact on the imaginary journey. The notion of horizon is present as a focal point in the itineraries of contemporary mobility. Human Map Performance5mn color sil 2010 USAby Dato Mioself-productionself-distributionI used collage, assemblage, and performance to create this work, which is a series of photographs and this video. îls18mn color stereo 2011 Franceby Fabrice Coppinproduction : Film flamme/Polygone étoiléself-distributionFrom this island only few men remain to me. In origine/ In the beginning6mn10 color stereo 2010 Italyby Salvatore Insanaself-productionself-distributionFollowing quickly but dreamy the big blazing eye on his fading departure, with his fracture, his changes of direction, with his hypnotic glow. Reconnecting or deconnecting ourselves to our radiant utopic golden age. infectious2mn03 color stereo 2009 USAby Henry Gwiazdaself-productionself-distributionHow do our motions affect others and our surroundings? Inner Shrine2mn30 color stereo 2011 USAby Jing Zhouself-productionself-distributionInspired by the poem "Journey Home" composed by the noted Indian poet, Rabindranath Tagore, combined with my writing, "Inner Shrine" reveals the emotional and spiritual journey in searching of one's soul. To find the inward space of one's own—the home of the heart, one has to experience life to the fullest. It is the most intricate encounter that wanderers have to undertake, through which they find the essence of their existence and the answer for who we are. Isle Of Lox "The Pink Situation"3mn color stereo 2010 Germanyby Leyla Rodriguez & Cristian Straubself-productionself-distributionThe second Tribe of Lox gathers to Celebrate a special Ritual : to blend in "The pink situation". Koridor4mn33 color stereo 2009 Turkeyby Funda Zeynep Aygulerself-productionself-distributionMen and women coming diametrically different ways along a narrow pathway, pushing and treading on each other as they try and push forward in their own individual path. With exaggerated, manic gestures the journey becomes claustrophobic as individuals become restricted and stuck in their struggle. Kurashi Ato (vestige of life)12mn color stereo 2009 Japanby Maki Satakeself-productionself-distributionMy grandparents left the house they had lived for many years. It contains their memories as well as mine. L. stands for Love9mn50 color stereo 2010 Germanyby Daniel Langself-productionself-distributionA sad story from China : The end of a relationship. An essay film, reflecting loss and grief in a foreign place. Closure. La bougie3mn30 b/w stereo 2010 Franceby Elisabeth Richardself-productionself-distributionA family trying to extinguish a candle... La Corvée33mn34 color & b/w stereo 2010 Franceby Frédéric Rigoulotself-productionself-distributionFrom dream to dream, hector tries to escape at the chore. Chore to chore, nevertheless hector doesn't escape to her dreams... La Fuite4mn33 color & b/w stereo 2011 USAby Dan Nadanerself-productionself-distribution"La Fuite" (The Escape) takes buoys near Alcatraz as a starting point for considering the situation of imprisonment and escape in the mind. La lune2mn20 color stereo 2010 Canadaby Sabrina Rattéself-productiondistribution : Groupe Intervention VidéoInspired by early video art, La Lune is a poetic exploration on the limitations of digital images through the transformation of simple images like the moon. La Mythologie des Hautes Plaines3mn color sil 2011 Franceby Frank Gattiself-productionself-distributionAlmost anything with plastic. La vie est dure NON ! C’est le travail qui est dur15mn color stereo 2010 Franceby Jean-François Gallotte & Aurélie Martin & Sandrine Rouxelproduction : Irène Sohmself-distributionSandra and Aurelie are working for a celebrity website. They go out in the parisian evenings to interview the stars. Sandra's father has just been laid off. He harasses her to the phone and asks him to help... La Visite guidée35mn22 color stereo 2011 Franceby Mathieu Macheretself-productionself-distributionA young woman comes back in a small town she's left a long time ago. She meets four persons. Each one of them brings her in a different place she doesn't know. Her journey is like a portrait of this town and its inhabitants. She finally can't find her way around. As the night falls, a dark feeling of anxiety begins to overwhelm her. La Volonté de Dieu6mn30 b/w mono 2009 Franceby Charles Ritterself-productionself-distributionThe lustful dance of seduction, both original and timeless, under the watchful eye of the gods and demons. Lac de Saint-Agnan - Tableau 210mn color stereo 2010 Franceby Sandrine Treuillardself-productionself-distributionEncountering a place — its light on the water of an artificial lake — with a musical composition. Picture & sound are close (in time & space) giving a delighted relief to the landscape. A no-wilful correspondence between the filming process and the musical performance. Lac de Saint-Agnan - Tableau 313mn30 color stereo 2011 Franceby Sandrine Treuillardself-productionself-distributionAn occurence… Fluid line of light over water, a "pure"energy — vertical and horizontal camera motions — notes durations — scansions of gesture — undefinite times — roamings and resumptions. Who should say from visual and pictural score (the sequence itself) or from sonorous material (the playing accordion) which is following the other — is embracing the other? Fluid live pictures and sounds of the wind/keyboard instrument are forming one body with this "Whose song" by the slovenian composer for Hussong’s accordion. Large Scale - la canción de la gran promesa6mn06 color stereo 2010 Spainby Tobias Rosenbergerself-productionself-distribution"Large Scale" is an experimental videowork that depicts an inhabited area in Los Monegros with pre-programmed computer-controlled PTZ moving cameras. Le Crépuscule11mn33 color stereo 2010 Franceby Guillaume Massartproduction : Triptyque Filmsself-distributionBatman and Spider-Man, James Bond and the cowboys, wait patiently for night vampires. Le jeu du pendu1mn40 color stereo 2010 Canadaby Lamathildeself-productiondistribution : Groupe Intervention VidéoHow to rethink innocent games that are really not so harmless. A video about suicide. Le silence de la carpe14mn color stereo 2009 Franceby Vincent Pouplardself-productionself-distributionSeeking their physiological limits, free divers impose a very different regime on their bodies than the usual, regular use of their lungs. There are bodies and the restraint that they choose, accept and experiment with. This bodily restraint is filmed under free diving conditions. Leap of faith3mn02 color mono 2010 Israelby Shahar Marcusself-productionself-distributionThe artist, dressed in a suit, prepares to make the jump of his life into open space. He hesitates, but in the end he does it. Surprisingly, he is stopped, suspended horizontally between heaven and earth. Légendes - épisode#1 Leda23mn color stereo 2010 Franceby François Lejaultself-productionself-distributionI met her by accident while filming a documentary. Nobody knows where she comes from. I will never know her name. She spends her days with the
swans of the pond. She looks happy. During three days I filmed her. Les conditions générales91mn07 color stereo 2010 Franceby Carole Mirocheself-productionself-distributionThe author films a sporting event. As a voice over, she recounts periods of her life, confronting portraits and real life situations: an interplay between public and private life, the collective and the individual. The sports arena becomes a laboratory of a spectacle and experience. Intimate daily life becomes an on screen event. Les Conviviaux6mn20 color stereo 2010 Franceby Lewis Eizykmanself-productionself-distributionA society dinner party for six guests takes a strange turn as a liqueur bottle appears on the table. Les Deux Faunes18mn color stereo 2011 USAby David Finkelsteinself-productionself-distributionTwo men engaged in a friendly game of erotic pursuit. A mysterious chorus of voices encourages them. With a text by Percy Shelley and music by Randall Wong. Limon13mn38 color stereo 2010 Franceby Florence Girardeauself-productionself-distributionThe silt of rivers in bustle always, silt we are made of, particles and atoms in eternal journey leaving us somewhere. Sediments in our memory when the night comes and the absence to everything with her. Linda Fratianne3mn45 color & b/w stereo 2010 United Kingdomby Alex Hetheringtonproduction : CCAself-distribution"Linda Fratianne" is a multi-screen film of a devised performance, which orchestrates complex, often abrasive, materials. It is based on a story by the Austrian writer Elfriede Jelinek and makes reference to vaudeville, film noir, theatrical and cinematic styles, performance art and televised sports. Losing Ground13mn color stereo 2010 Canadaby Isabelle Hayeurself-productiondistribution : Groupe Intervention Vidéo"Losing Ground" is a critique of urban sprawl and the resulting erosion and homogenization of the countryside across the world. With its negation of city history, of geographic particularities, and thus of cultural memory, this standardized urbanization imposes its amnesia, individualistic lifestyle, and jarring presence in nature. Filmed in Quartier DIX30 in Brossard, the biggest lifestyle center in Canada, the video sounds out recently man-made territories so as to decipher humanity’s relationships with the environment. It confronts us with the dizzying spectacle of our diminishing local references, as they give way to cultural stereotypes, now become universal through. L’annonciation14mn color dolby stereo 2009 Franceby David Bart & Laurence Balanproduction : Red Star Cinemadistribution : Red Star CinémaFilm in two scenes. The angel Gabriel, blazing luminous abstraction, comes to meet Marie, a young woman made of flesh and blood. He announces her that she’ll become the mother of Jesus, son of God. The mystery of the Incarnation. Then, the angel leaves and let Marie to her emotions. L’Economie des Hautes Plaines9mn08 color sil 2011 Franceby Frank Gattiself-productionself-distributionAlmost anything with the light of winter. Magnapop4mn09 color stereo 2010 Germanyby Vanessa Ossaself-productionself-distributionStyg and Ole are interested in Elena. When they recognize Elena as a fan of a few famous bands they start dreaming of giving a concert with illustrious support... Maison/The House - Fast Forward5mn color stereo 2010 Canadaby Elaine Frigonself-productiondistribution : Groupe Intervention VidéoGoing over and over images in fast-forward. Details emerge through incessant movements of the camera, just like mnemonic traces. Manufacturing A New Value System For Harlem 5410mn color sil 2010 USAby Dato Mioself-productionself-distribution"Manufacturing a New Value System for Harlem 54" is part of a large project that includes photography, collage, assemblage, mixed media, and more than 100 videos. I collected images and words from the "Area" to create this work. Marseille Transports, parties 16mn48 color stereo 2011 Franceby Roselyne Frick Mself-productionself-distributionThe grand staircase. Theater of the world through my window: the passages, entrances, exits, on the big stage and the scenes around. A historian tells funny Marseille. Every day, I improvise on my piano. Three tempos. The film will be ten episodes, three are made. Marseille Transports, parties 25mn40 color stereo 2011 Franceby Roselyne Frick Mself-productionself-distributionThe grand staircase. Theater of the world through my window: the passages, entrances, exits, on the big stage and the scenes around. A historian tells funny Marseille. Every day, I improvise on my piano. Three tempos. The film will be ten episodes, three are made. Marseille Transports, parties 38mn21 color stereo 2011 Franceby Roselyne Frick Mself-productionself-distributionThe grand staircase. Theater of the world through my window: the passages, entrances, exits, on the big stage and the scenes around. A historian tells funny Marseille. Every day, I improvise on my piano. Three tempos. The film will be ten episodes, three are made. MARSEILLE-HOMAGE3mn50 color stereo 2011 Croatiaby Karlo Vranjesself-productionself-distributionI have animated photographs from holidays in Marseilles. There is one statue on Saint-Charles Station main staircase. She represent Asia. Her attitude and face reminds me on famous singer. Marseilles is cosmopolitan city. Images and music fits perfectly together creating homage. Memory Game7mn40 color stereo 2010 Germanyby Wilfried Agricola de Cologneself-productionself-distributionFive friends meet each other once a year at another place on the globe for one day and play their memory game. In 2010, they meet in Berlin, a place where countless strings of memory come together at the focus of one place which is standing for the more than 6 millions of murdered Jews, the Memorial for The Murdered Jews in Europe. The video was filmed in Berlin, Budapest and Auschwitz and is released on occasion of 65th return of the Liberation of the Concentration Camp Auschwitz on 27 January 2010. Microphobia7mn color stereo 2010 Germanyby Nikki Schusterself-productionself-distributionPlant particles are digitally combined to abstract constructions. They thicken till figurative creatures are generated. The viewer is hoaxed to, consumed and regurgitated by these constructed forms. A mystical, threatening journey through the hidden and fantastic world of plants. Plants, collected in South Africa and Berlin, are animated in stop-motion-technique on the animation table. They are moved in all three dimensions and finally torn apart. These modular clips are assembled digitally to geometrical forms and abstract constellations. Each plant particle has its own sound created by plants or nature. These sounds are sampled and composed to create the score of the films.
Miscellanées4mn color stereo 2010 Franceby Anne-Lise Kingproduction : Grandeur Naturedistribution : Grandeur NatureWonderful trip of a little leaf in the valley of Queyras. Motorsport2mn48 color stereo 2010 Swedenby Antti Savelaself-productionself-distributionThis is a video about motorsport. Murmures5mn16 color stereo 2011 Franceby Jean-Michel Rollandself-productionself-distributionA series of three murmurs of different lengths, pictured by the lips of the whisperer, is declined on four different notes, each spaced a semitone. In a logic of transmediality between sound and image, I worked to make these two medium meet through a video where the one without the other would be meaningless, but where each other play a full role and influences the other’s behavior. My Landscape, Your Language12mn50 color stereo 2010 USAby Ellen Zweigself-productionself-distribution"My Landscape Your Language" is a project in which artists, writers, philosophers, and other invited guests think about their definition of the word "landscape", stretching the metaphorical meanings of the word as far as they can go. At the same time, each person, making a statement in his own language, learns to recite his statement in another language. This piece is a compilation of the results from speakers in New York, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Beijing, whose native languages were English, Chinese, and Cantonese; and who learned to speak Chinese, Cantonese, French and English. Non film in three acts and a prelude12mn30 color & b/w stereo 2010 Germanyby Rita Macedoself-productionself-distributionShot entirely in Super8, "Non film in three acts and a prelude" is an absurd ride conducted by a bodyless head, two invisible characters counting stones as bodies, a filmmaker muffled by her own film and two lone virgin-mary-like creatures.
nostalgia13mn color stereo 2009 Belgiumby Pieter Geenenself-productiondistribution : Argos centre for art and mediaIn the context of the since 1974 divided island of Cyprus, "nostalgia" questions the geopolitical meaning of land and the touristic exploitation of the landscape in relation to political propaganda. 'nostalgia' also reflects on the emotionally evoking and provoking qualities of the landscape. How can this physical border between Greek and Turkish Cyprus be a mental border? Notebook Phase6mn b/w stereo 2011 Germanyby Philipp Artusproduction : Academy of Media Arts Colognedistribution : Academy of Media Arts Cologne"Notebook Phase" is a minimalist animation that unites complementary opposites through movement and sound. It portrays a whimsical figure in between nature and technique, noise and silence, structure and freedom. Nourrir L’animal13mn color dolby stereo 2009 Franceby Louis Sproduction : Red Star Cinemadistribution : Red Star CinémaIn the middle of a valley in Alsace, a working area has slowly become depopulated, little by little. The recycling paper factory sits imposingly at the center of this world, overlooking its skyline. Inside the building, you can hear the mechanical and thundering sound of the machines. As for the men, they keep to their work. O Gato Comeu O Rato7mn05 color stereo 2010 Canadaby Vienne Chanself-productionself-distributionA cat eats a mouse. O vremenu, o prostoru / On Time, On Space12mn45 color stereo 2010 Croatiaby Jelena Bracunproduction : Croatian Film Clubs’ Associationself-distribution"On Time, On Space" is a video which explores the sensation of time and space through the relationship of sound, rhythm, tempo and image. The acoustic and rhythmic foundation of the video is a specific breathing exercise performed in Aikido during which different syllables are pronounced. Oh8mn b/w stereo 2010 Belgiumby Anouk De Clercqself-productionself-distribution"Oh" seeks to reanimate the ambitious, utopian spirit of renegade architect Etienne-Louis Boullée (1728-1799). True to the spirit of the utopian architectural tradition Boullée is part of, he is probably best remembered today for one unrealized project in particular: the design for a gigantic sphere-shaped shrine dedicated to one of the founding fathers of modern science, Isaac Newton (1784).
Although the historical reference to an unrealized architectural project adds a nostalgic, melancholy twist to Oh, De Clercq nevertheless stays true to her well-documented passion for images of futurity. Oh sees the continuation of De Clercq’s singular ‘poétique de l’espace’ – a richly textured visual investigation of the allegorical tension between inside and outside, real and imaginary (‘virtual’), two- and three-dimensional, analogue and digital, immensity and intimacy. One Two Three. Five7mn50 color stereo 2009 Swedenby Tomoyuki Yagoself-productionself-distributionThis is a film about nothingness and intervention. This film is dealing with a negotiation between a second of a clock and a second in a person as well as relationships between people as agents in a single system. PAISAJE - DURACIÓN9mn30 color stereo 2010 Spainby Lois Patiñoself-productiondistribution : Cámara ExcéntricaThe film studies the sublimation experience during a landscape contemplation . From the concept durée of Henri Bergson, the film addresses to the image of the consciousness. Viewing a great landscape, you experiment a sublimation process, you feel the full instant where the time spreads through the consciousness. The mental image of the landscape transforms itself into a metamorphosis of colours and textures. Palate4mn35 color & b/w stereo 2010 Indiaby Aditi Kulkarniself-productionself-distribution"Palate" is an experimental video with amalgamation of monotonous expressions. Paradox of Plenty5mn40 color stereo 2010 New Zealandby Brit Bunkleyself-productionself-distribution"Paradox of Plenty" is a moving "slide show". It is a dreamscape of apocalyptic environmental/military conflict. As the proverb goes, "if you want to hear God laugh, tell him your plans". paranorgraphies mentales13mn27 color stereo 2010 Franceby Sandrine Deumierself-productionself-distributionVideo-poem playing a consensus emotional person through an interconnection of sound words and images split up under a textual mobile weft, Paranorgraphies Mentales convenes intimate emotions and ambiguous sensations. Parce que, je37mn35 color & b/w mono 2010 Franceby Maud Martinself-productionself-distributionThis movie was produced as part of a co-creation with the dancer Dimitri Tsiapkinis. He wrote the solo "Delirium Tremens", I realize "Because, I", we work around the same questions.
My movie examines the relationship between oneself and the others, attachment and detachment from bodies, the irreducible otherness that separates us and yet defined the social and intimate’s scope of what we are.
The image is taken as a material from which the movie is shaped. Movie of collages, assemblages, where narration predates less and less to direct experimentation of shooting-editing. Do not tell a story in a linear fashion but take an idea and turn around. Paris Recyclers5mn39 color stereo 2011 Franceby Nikki Schusterself-productiondistribution : sixpackfilm"Paris Recyclers“ is an experimental film portrait of the cultural, social and urban fabrics of Paris. The viewer is guided through the streets of Paris and brought close to urban hide-outs, in which abstract creatures appear. These are digitally combined by collected trash, packaging or local products. They perform to sounds of the city, while being accompanied by the rhythmic clatter of their own components. Passage7mn30 color stereo 2009 Republic of Irelandby Eimhin Hawesself-productionself-distribution"Passage" is a three-part video work that evokes a sense of fear and unease through its use of visceral imagery and eerie, atmospheric sound. The work explores three distinctive yet interconnected processes, suggestive of the metaphysical transitions between life, death and rebirth. The unsettling nature of the sound and the suffocating characteristics of the dust-like material provoke the viewer to consider mortality and the inherent sense of mysticism in the unknown. Pastorinhos4mn20 color stereo 2011 Portugalby Sérgio Cruzself-productionself-distributionIt is the result of a collaboration between Sergio Cruz and the people from the village of Nodar during a three-week artistic residence in Nodar in July 2009. People this 2012 shit is hype5mn44 b/w sil 2010 Canadaby Mél Hoganself-productiondistribution : Groupe Intervention VidéoFeaturing texts assembled from YouTube comments derived from videos about the 2012 phenomenon, People this 2012 Shit is Hype is a collection of fears and philosophies about the stakes involved in the vanishing of the human race. Based on numerous spiritual, mathematical, scientific, and apocalyptical readings of the Mayan Long Count Calendar, December 21, 2012, is an important date where diverse eschatological beliefs are said to culminate. Petit rêve de rivière4mn color stereo 2010 Canadaby Aurélie Pedronself-productiondistribution : Groupe Intervention Vidéo"a little river's dream" is part of a creative process that opens to a place, a land and the opportunity to tell itself. Like a strange little dream. Phasing Waves6mn50 color stereo 2011 Republic of Irelandby Ocusonicself-productionself-distributionRecorded live in the experimental TV Studio New York using 80s technology, simple tones, buzzes and glitches are transformed into visual representations. When three of these recordings are juxtaposed, complete with audio, new rhythmic and harmonic, audio visual complexities emerge. PHI3mn14 color stereo 2010 Franceby Jérémie Van Quynhself-productionself-distributionPhi is a dreamlike experience about our visual and temporal perception of landscape. It invites you, the spectator, to let your imagination run wild as different forms unfurl before your eyes. Pigeon64mn55 color sil 2010 Canadaby Vienne Chanself-productionself-distributionA dead pigeon was found placed in a crack on the side of the road outside of an abandoned building that had been transformed into a pigeon sanctuary on Rua dos Poiais de Sao Bento, 137, in Lisbon. The first day I noticed it was on 3 November 2010 and on 8 November 2010 it was gone. Pioneers35mn color stereo 2009 USAby Charles Fairbanksself-productionself-distribution"Pioneers" is a portrait of industrial agriculture and new-age spirituality, focusing on the filmmaker’s parents. It is also an unwitting self-portrait of an artist returning to the place he grew up, where he feels both the comforts of home and the alienating weight of the past. While "Pioneers" shows us remarkably different worldviews coexisting on the Great Plains, in the same bedroom, it also unravels complex facets of identity, belief, relationships: the ways we resist and inhabit one another. Poética Pública. PLAZA71mn color & b/w stereo 2010 Spainby Esther Pérez de Eulateself-productionself-distributionThe film takes place in one location, the Reina Sofia Museum Square, Madrid (Spain). Small stories of anonymous characters are woven together taking us on a journey through Spain of the last 7 years, from 2003 to 2010. This square provides a unique stage for the unfolding of the social movements, the political demands, everyday life, the latest fashions, improvised performances, international events, moments of great intimacy, celebrations, life stages, the transformation of the museum, personal frictions and leisure... a description of life in the street, that recovers the poetry of the everyday. Point No Point3mn57 color stereo 2010 Canadaby Jennifer Campbellself-productiondistribution : Video Out"Point No Point" is a video performance documenting the absurd transformation of a human figure into lighthouse. The artist’s body emulates or re-imagines different beacons, signals, and forces of nature. In this work a sense of awe for the Sublime can come as both homage and parody. Point of View7mn39 color stereo 2011 Netherlandsby Frans Van Lentself-productionself-distributionA video camera records a man walking a pattern, while the man makes a stop-motion of the video camera. Pompéi (nouvelle collection)6mn03 color stereo 2009 Franceby Guillaume Massartproduction : Triptyque Filmsself-distributionA visitor from the future hollows the remains of our modern society, just like an archeologist would do in Pompeii. Pont du Carrousel5mn color sil 2009 Canadaby Lina Rodriguezself-productionself-distributionAn observation of dark at Pont du Carrousel. pour votre securite35mn59 color stereo 2010 Moldovaby Bertrand Lozayself-productionself-distributionThis video is based on these two ideas to implement an absurd displacement:
walk due east for exoticism, cross the border with tyranny for the danger,
bring back a cigarette butt from the unrecognized Transnistria for the political act – Trophy easier than a prostitute or a box of machine guns. – Precipitation3mn color stereo 2010 Canadaby Jennifer Campbellself-productiondistribution : Video OutIn "Precipitate", the artist is suspended in the air in the midst of a grove of trees, spouting water in the form of a human fountain. The video is meant to trigger various interpretations: lawn-sprinkler, black piñata having sprung many leaks, ninja, woodland creature, or sacrificial performance, all of which are informed by the context in which the action takes place. Protocol1mn color sil 2011 Canadaby Lina Rodriguezself-productionself-distributionAt the Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas in Cartagena, Colombia. Pustara / Wasteland26mn color stereo 2010 Croatiaby Ivan Faktorproduction : Croatian Film Clubs’ Associationself-distributionThe film was shot by hand-held camera, and is all in subjective takes. The main "character" in the film is light. Light reveals characters and objects, without care for the composition of the shot or using artificial lighting. Simultaneously with the shooting of the refraction of light, the spreading – ringing of sound is recorded. And the most important – silence, because in the wasteland, on that "island" with no visible boundary between the sky and the earth, in that prison with no fences, silence is louder than the noise of any city. Rachki4mn47 color stereo 2010 Canadaby Kandis Friesenself-productiondistribution : Groupe Intervention Vidéo"Rachki" is an experimental video looking at memory, migration, translation, and loss. Layers of stop-motion animation and archival footage bring together both a family history and a collective one; inaccessible (and badly translated) Plaut'dietsch, archival footage of Siberian gulags and Ukrainian villages, my grandmother's collecting and art-making practices, and Mennonite traditions that never left the former USSR. Ready First29mn48 color dolby stereo 2009 Iraqby Marilyn Volkmanself-productionself-distribution"Ready First" was produced in 2003-2004 by the U.S. Army’s "Ready-First Combat Team" in memory of Operation "Iraqi Freedom". Using PowerPoint as its medium, it neatly bundles images of heroes, helpers and landscapes with slide transitions and a top 40's pop music soundtrack. Reopening the past11mn40 color stereo 2010 Croatiaby Liliana Resnickself-productionself-distributionLog line: What happens when the past walls the mind? Synopsis: Although it has been 15 years since the war has ended a few women still await the return of their missing husbands.
reproduktion9mn33 b/w stereo 2009 Germanyby Vika Kirchenbauerproduction : HFF "Konrad Wolf" Potsdamdistribution : HFF "Konrad Wolf" PotsdamSociety passes fear-fuelled values and conventions from one generation to the next and the most essential question seems to be: boy or girl? Resistance27mn color stereo 2010 Franceby Fabienne Gautierself-productionself-distributionFrench Anti war footage 2003. Filmed in Super 8mm in Paris Respite2mn12 color stereo 2010 Swedenby Eva Olssonself-productionself-distributionWhen life is spinning and each hour booked, its vital to breathe. Rivi5mn08 color dolby stereo 2010 Canadaby Nelly-Eve Rajotteproduction : Perte de Signalself-distributionFixed plan of an esplanade under the rain, transparencies, lines and texture correspond to create image-sound correlation. The video assembly is built from juxtaposed fixed plan has “images error” on which lines takes shape. The sound screen suggests a significant space quasi tactile in resonance with the edited images. Rouge7mn37 color stereo 2011 Franceby Christophe Parnetself-productionself-distributionTravel in red, see in red, listen in red, live in red. sans titre 6mn color stereo 2011 Franceby Isabelle Schneiderself-productionself-distributionClose your eyes. Seaworthy2mn52 color stereo 2010 USAby Ellen Lakeself-productionself-distributionBased on observations of everyday life – this short shot in Oakland, California is an eclectic mix of HD video of cargo ships and sailboats on the estuary, with a bluegrass soundtrack by Evie Ladin, and a body floating by – questioning urban realities or fantasies. second skin17mn color stereo 2011 United Kingdomby Juno Doranself-productionself-distribution"second skin" is a visual study on memory, alienation and innocence by first time filmmaker and visual artist Juno Doran, using film to explore her own identity and roots, as the links with her past disappear. Septimana4mn10 color stereo 2010 Franceby Sylvain Cappellettoself-productionself-distributionFreely inspired by Marquis de Sade, "Septimana" shows a new passion for each weekday. Seven Shorts8mn09 color stereo 2010 Sloveniaby Bryan Lauch & Petra Pokosself-productionself-distributionSeven Shorts compiles seven conceptually threaded video works that re-configure familiar time sequences. The questioning of authenticity eludes to meaning and surfaces in subtle nuance and tweaks within actions' repetitions. Latently poetic, humorous, satirical, and ridiculous, the collection revels in transformative celebration. Sign off1mn30 color stereo 2010 Canadaby Shayo Detchemaself-productiondistribution : Groupe Intervention VidéoRe-imagines a television sign-off montage, common in the by-gone days when TV was not a 24-hour phenomenon. Sign off takes place in a fictionalized world inhabited only by girls who look and dress alike, playing off the patriotic themes inherent in this now-historic form. Sky Spirits6mn color stereo 2009 Croatiaby Damir Cucic & Boris Poljakproduction : Croatian Film Clubs’ Associationself-distributionThe basis of the experimental film Sky Spirits are real-life shots of fireworks. The authors of the film have collected these shots from the year 2001 to 2008. Something Else10mn07 color stereo 2010 USAby Jennifer Keyserself-productionself-distributionA short film exploring the concept of getting caught in one’s own thoughts. The video follows a woman as she weaves a web, and her thoughts unfold. The film is inspired by President Bush’s aide stating, "We are an empire now, and when we act, we create our own reality." Spectral Phenomena I5mn54 color sil 2010 United Kingdomby Karen Roulstoneself-productionself-distributionMy work is concerned with the still, the contemplative and the complexities of the metaphysical. In the video work presented the fading light repeatedly recedes and remerges until it disappears. This diminishing oscillation invokes suggestions of disappearance, concealment and disclosure that resonate on a political and spiritual level. Steps in Vain4mn41 color stereo 2010 Italyby Salvatore Insanaself-productionself-distributionDetested waiting, or where identity falls. No heads, only feet can wait. Trying to holding the line of your daily agenda. Human or only urban aptitude, to lay in wait at the bus stop hoping Life could catch you before it’s too late. still burning2mn33 color mono 2009 Israelby Shahar Marcusself-productionself-distributionThe video presents a hybrid human figure: the bottom half is naked and the upper half is doe. Suddenly flames come from the figure and the upper half of the figure - the one covered with doe - is set on fire. Sugar and Me2mn54 color dolby stereo 2010 Turkeyby Sinasi Günesself-productionself-distributionThis video shows the size of violence the strained relations of created between the human beings and the power and the power relations. Suite #318mn11 color stereo 2010 USAby Megan Boyd & Luka Kitoproduction : Sarah Lawrence Collegeself-distributionIn "Suite #3" dancers amble across the frame gradually accumulating dance vocabulary until the video frame is concentrated with choreography. Moments of video art are super-imposed with pure dance sequences alluding to a break in reality only to reorganize again. Dancers evolve from casual attire into costumes, from informal to formal presentation. Svanendo/ Vanishing7mn43 color stereo 2010 Italyby Salvatore Insanaself-productionself-distributionWhite flames with an unknown origin are there to enjoy our journey. She dazzles, angelic brightness without any regularity cradle vision in a abstract somewhere else. Swimming Around2mn35 color stereo 2009 Indiaby TAXI & Sourav Roy Chowdhuryself-productionself-distribution"Swimming Around" presents a series of cityscapes with a fish bowl placed in different locations of the city at different times of the day. With the fishes ceaselessly swimming round and round the glass bowl in front of the urban backdrop, "Swimming Around" tries to explore the ultimate claustrophobia, monotony, alienation and stagnancy we achieve as we go about our lives in the glittering, attractive, mammoth metropolis that apparently promises to offer variety and a plethora of diverse choices. Telle est la vision2mn50 color stereo 2010 Franceby Yves-Marie Mahéself-productiondistribution : Light ConeTV is watching you. Tempus Destruit1mn33 color stereo 2011 Sloveniaby Blaž Erzeticself-productionself-distributionMaterial lifetime in a minute. Terrain vague13mn35 color stereo 2010 Austriaby Markus Keim & Beate Hecherself-productionself-distribution"Terrain vague" looks for the gaps in our human awareness – looks for the visible and the invisible, the emergence and the disappearance, the process and the result - A kaleidoscopic appellation of "world in times of war". Terrains glissants10mn12 color dolby stereo 2010 Franceby François Vogelproduction : Drosofilmsdistribution : DrosofilmsDistorted images, elastic time: "Slippery Grounds" offers us a unique and poetic vision of Man on our planet. Between travel diary and performance, the film traces the wanderings of an individual guided by strange inner voices. The infinite room4mn23 color stereo 2010 Argentinaby Nicolás Testoni & Christian Delgadoself-productionself-distributionThis work is the result of a series of film shows held in the countryside and on farms in Southern Pampa, Argentina. We want to find out what happens to the moving image when it is separated from the cities where it was born. The island of Iz4mn58 color stereo 2010 Sloveniaby Igor Maseraself-productionself-distributionA love story set in a peaceful surrounding of a small fisherman's village on a small untainted island in Adriatic Sea. The film is a sequence of impressions, creating an absorbing mellow summery atmosphere. The Labyrinth3mn41 color stereo 2009 Swedenby Eva Olssonself-productionself-distributionTrapped in a world not of one’s making, in a life not of one’s design. The last dance1mn25 color stereo 2009 Swedenby Eva Olssonself-productionself-distributionWhat will there be left, when there is no longer any sorrow and regrets. The Lost Shore6mn56 color stereo 2010 USAby Timothy Pickerillself-productionself-distributionWhere are you? Where have you gone? So short a moment together. Having fallen off the earth Person finds himself stranded sending his transmission, a message in a bottle for someone to find and hear. The Men3mn15 color sil 2010 USAby Charles Fairbanksself-productionself-distribution"The Men" documents the fighter's perspective in submission wrestling: an immersive experience between intimacy and violence. The Oyster Effect12mn52 color & b/w stereo 2010 Italyby Valentina Ferrandesself-productionself-distribution"Tarantism" was a medical condition to be found in Basilicata and Puglia, a remote region of South Italy, until the eighties. According to popular belief, it was provoked by the bite of a poisonous spider called Tarantula and its manifestations were convulsions, paralysis, speaking difficulties, and nausea. It was mainly affecting women, and it could only be relieved and eventually cured through frantic dancing induced by a particular fast paced music called Tarantella. Using as a departure point excerpts of documentary footage shot by the anthropologist Ernesto De Martino team in 1959, during his field research in Salento, "The Oyster Effect" develops into a collage of historical references as narrating voices over a visual journey. In the film, the portrayal of women and hysteria is shown as a series of parallels between built environments, architectural spaces, landscape and their narration. The viewer travels through foreign languages and non-descriptive locations, in a journey that challenges linearity and historicism. The attempt to bridge the specific representations of women’s subjectivity as products of their cultural environments, in the north and southern Europe, is persistently negated by the conflicting relation between image and narrating voice. The Persistence of Forgetting12mn color & b/w stereo 2010 USAby Jeremy Newmanself-productionself-distributionThis video explores the culture of divorce via nonlinear thematic patterns. Digital video footage and archival film clips are interwoven to embody an amnesiac experience, forgetting through remembering. The archival films reflect the protagonist’s shift from subconscious to conscious awareness, and represent the societal impact of the Hollywood studio system. The Sense of Sound7mn30 b/w stereo 2010 United Kingdomby Jessica Ballaself-productionself-distributionFranz Liszt experienced Synaesthesia, by interviewing nine Welsh musicians I was able to discover cross-sensory connections between playing music and the visualization of their expression in the imagery of notation. Here, their faces become a canvas to communicate their feelings about creating music in our rural and urban landscapes. the virtual prigione2mn30 color sil 2010 Italyby Chiara Passaself-productionself-distribution2010 "The virtual Prigione", interactive video-sculpture, time variable. Demo version 2’30’’. Soundtrack by Netherworld. (The interactive version will come as soon as possible)
"The virtual Prigione" is an interactive portrait video-sculpture inspired by the concept of the latest "unfinished" sculptures of Michelangelo, named "Prigioni". The website that hosts the virtual sculpture becomes dynamic and interactive. The user can sculpt using the mouse as a chisel. "The virtual Prigione" represents various states of being. The spectator can choose to liberate the sculpture from the marble and its dependence material, so the body-statue sublimates and the marble becomes virtual idea. Or the user can also choose to imprison the statue into the marble, bringing it to the primordial state where the
mass has a simple geometric figure. There are tears in the very nature of things4mn44 color stereo 2010 USAby Robert Ladislas Derrself-productionself-distributionEverything has a consequence. Perspective is always dependent upon the vantage point. Running up the hill with a rifle assumes either escape or pursuit, and this leaves us with a duality. What am I trying to escape or pursue? Tout près de vous3mn color stereo 2010 Canadaby Julie Trembleself-productiondistribution : Groupe Intervention VidéoA succession of reconstructed realities, which depict tableaux where pop culture moves towards possible existential and cathartic avenues. A camera flash which blinds, a moment that leaves dogs barking and the sky black as hell. Trade5mn30 color stereo 2010 Canadaby Kandis Friesenself-productiondistribution : Groupe Intervention Vidéo"Trade" is an experimental video short exploring concepts of borders and trade, and their relationship to notions of collective history and national identity in the North American colonial context. The work seeks to deconstruct and abstractly layer Indigenous and colonial histories, looking at the (visible and invisible) borders that exist within our communities, cities,economies, and nations. Tree of Forgetting8mn43 color & b/w stereo 2009 USAby Dan Boord & Luis Valdovinoself-productionself-distributionThe world’s shortest short story takes a detour to a place where time is a forking path of possibilities leading to the same eventuality – the past. A place where it was possible to vanish among family and friends and where the places and things of everyday life may also take on horrific features and meanings. trinity rgb6mn03 color stereo 2009 Serbiaby Maximilian von dada & Milica Lapcevicself-productionself-distributionSemantic mapping which is the basis of the idea of this video features well known principles of contact with meta-data registry, search for synonyms, but also develops even further – creating a code generation of the video signal itself.
Tuyau13mn21 color stereo 2010 Franceby Clément Trebaolself-productionself-distributionWhen he walks in a natural reserve, Pierre, a student in biology discovers a mysterious pipe. Twist Again A Lourdes12mn30 color stereo 2010 Franceby Mathieu Pradatproduction : La Prairie Productionself-distributionIn tue city of Lourdes, France : a red line, fire, water, pilgrims of day, statues, a storm and to finish it all an explosion.
Seven moments as so many trajectories sequencing daytime in an urban organization. Under15mn34 color stereo 2009 Franceby Sabine De Viviesproduction : Motus Cie de Danseursself-distribution"Under" suggests a return to the source and the magic of water. Water in all forms it takes successively drought, rain, storms, river, lake, fountains, ice, steam their alive unexpectibility a journey to fluidity from chaotic to crystal. une seconde par jour7mn19 b/w stereo 2011 Franceby Richard Negreproduction : bathysphere productionsself-distributionOne second of film, meaning 25 drawings per day during one year, that’s the goal. Untitled4mn b/w stereo 2010 Argentinaby Alejandro Schianchiself-productionself-distributionThe project involve the creation of abstract images and sounds generated completely by code with successive deformations. The first one with basic three dimensions shapes, and the second with wave modulations. The code becomes as important as the resulting images and sounds, exhibiting it beside the work not only to know how were made, but also to create variations (remixes), and mainly as an alternative distribution way of audiovisual works. Up River Blues5mn10 color stereo 2010 New Zealandby Brit Bunkleyself-productionself-distributionA sense of apocalyptic foreboding was created through special effects including 3D animations of a stranded Russian submarine rusting on a steep inland hill and black helicopters flying over the abandoned Shangri-la commune of Ahu Ahu Ohu. Va Regarde - 227mn b/w sil 2009 Franceby Philippe Coteself-productionself-distributionImages shot in Nepal and India "At the origin of these departures,
is the research of lights, spaces, instants to renew my cinema,
to be closer to the poetic documentary: being there and watching, recording length, not
trying to force things to come ...
(Philippe Cote, May 2006) Vatican=Médée=Vampire22mn43 color stereo 2010 Franceby Mathieu Calvezself-productionself-distributionSummer Documentary about fictional's days by matriarchy responsible for the crowd (and vice and versa). Vaudeo Signal31mn color stereo 2010 USAby Vaudeo Signalself-productionself-distribution"Vaudeo Signal" approaches analog signals as raw materials, generated and mixed within closed feedback systems. It embraces the fundamental attributes of its hardware, and in doing so is intimately tied to the medium in which it was created. Very Heavy Stones50mn color dolby stereo 2009 Israelby Tamara Erdeself-productionself-distributionThe film follows the work process of the choreographer and dancer Tamar Borer on her work "Bardo". Tamar was injured in a car accident which left her with legs she can't control and in a wheelchair for life. Since the accident she has been creating in spite of and from that handicap, forced to deal with a limitation she refuses to accept.
In "Bardo" Tamar collaborates with additional artists: Harold Rubin, a veteran clarinet player, and Roy Sandrovich, a young acrobat, both brining their unique world into the work. The film accompanies Tamar from the early stages of primal thoughts on the piece till premiere night, through the indecisions, the tension between the three, the small moments at the rehearsals and the expectations. At the same time the film deals with the harsh issue with which Tamar confronts on a daily basis - dealing with the moving creation of an handicapped dancer. Video Anthropos III "Melamangio"4mn25 color stereo 2010 Italyby Paride Di Stefanoself-productionself-distribution"Video Anthropos III "Melamangio"" belongs to a series of videos entitled Anthropos born in 2010. The video describes the negative action of man over nature in this short represented by an apple that is eaten slowly. It 's a mental journey, an examination of conscience. The theme recalls the man the feeling of being part of a natural organism and as such it draws attention to respect and care about what really constitutes our essence. Vincent & léa (installation)7mn30 color stereo 2010 Franceby Sylvain Vuilleretself-productionself-distribution"Vincent & Léa" redraws the everyday life of a young couple,from their meeting to their tragic separation. Their life is captured by a unique camera on tripod placed in their apartment. Of these images is going to be pulled a video installation in 4 screens of 7 minutes and 30 seconds. virtual prigione2mn30 color sil 2010 Italyby Chiara Passaself-productionself-distribution"The virtual Prigione" is an interactive portrait video-sculpture inspired by the concept of the latest “unfinished” sculptures of Michelangelo, named "Prigioni". The website that hosts the virtual sculpture becomes dynamic and interactive. The user can sculpt using the mouse as a chisel. "The virtual Prigione" represents various states of being. The spectator can choose to liberate the sculpture from the marble and its dependence material, so the body-statue sublimates and the marble becomes virtual idea. Or the user can also choose to imprison the statue into the marble, bringing it to the primordial state where the mass has a simple geometric figure. Virtualities16mn color & b/w stereo 2010 Greeceby Yiorgos Nalpantidisself-productionself-distributionThe relationship between image (as a representation of reality) and reality itself. The deformations caused by the virtualization of reality and its spectacular narratives. A realistic representation of an objectified world. Vis-à-vis16mn15 color stereo 2010 Franceby Alexandre Bouscaryself-productionself-distributionA woman's wanderings between different countries, rythms, feelings, identities. Voice1mn41 color sil 2010 Croatiaby Ksenija Jurisicself-productionself-distributionA few sentences of the dialogue are conveyed through two-handed manual alphabet, which was also used before as a means of communication in social situations of desirable silence or enforced muteness. The blanks in the text emphasize omitted words as parts that are literally missing or lacking in communication. The hidden meaning of the text itself refers to the position of the individual and his mute voice in modern society. Voices of Critters6mn color stereo 2010 USAby Youngsuk Altieriself-productionself-distributionThe video animation ‘Voices of critters’ showed the different states of the two characters (flowers and insects) in five sequential sections_ all of which form the basis of life in an ecosystem, and it conveys the fundamental question regarding the boundary between a “nest” and “trap” in a parasite or “predator prey” relationship. VÜ6mn35 color & b/w stereo 2010 Franceby Prosper & Germaine & David Bensaïdself-productionself-distributionWe are all actors. In passing under the eye of the million security cameras installed in France, our intimacy is analyzed. By occupying the public place, our daily gestures tell. To whom? What happens when we become aware of it? Walking on the Beach4mn14 color stereo 2011 Franceby Jean-Michel Rollandself-productionself-distributionA man passes by in rhythm in front of the camera on a beach in winter. The simplicity of the composition, which can be reduced to a vertical line in motion in front of two motionless horizontal lines, allows us geometrical vagaries trying to create distortions in the perception of the watcher while questioning on the place of the body in its environment. Waterfall, still6mn54 color stereo 2010 Franceby Claire Willemannself-productionself-distributionA heron is immobile in front of a waterfall, the immobility of the heron
contrasts with the agited movement of the water, the flux. In this
tension, there is an identification process with the animal, and in the
same time the sound becomes louder. Untill… we - 1st person plural10mn24 color mono 2009 Germanyby Vika Kirchenbauerself-productionself-distributionRepeating action, repeating gestures, stories repeating in predictable patterns of human behavior shot on an 8mm camera in the space between banality and infinity and expressed in interchangeable motions of human life in which nothing ends and everything begins. Weltschmerz No. 114mn56 color stereo 2009 Sloveniaby Lucija Smodišproduction : Plesna izba Mariborself-distributionThe authors were discussing about the state of complaining, passivity… Living in a world of people who are barley happy, smiling, just full of suspicion, complaining, grumbling… How to look on the life from a broader site? All those question are presented in the choreography and performance made by Vlasta Veselko.
Window of Desire2mn color stereo 2011 Swedenby Anders Webergproduction : Recycled Image Studioself-distributionVideo and Sound by Anders Weberg. "Human desire is the fundamental motivation of all human action." Hobbes (1588–1679). Filmed with a mobile phone. Woman of the World7mn57 color stereo 2010 Norwayby Ane Lanself-productionself-distributionStaging himself as various women of the world, the artist Ane Lan raises questions of the images and ideas of gender, ethnicity and multiculturalism within the concept of a global economy. Wool & Water3mn b/w stereo 2010 Italyby Michele Santiniself-productionself-distributionThis work, commissioned to Lemeh42 by an exhibition on L. Carroll, is freely inspired to one of the chapters of Alice's adventures books. The words from the book are like a bridge between Carroll's fervid imagination and Lemeh42 personal view of the world. The spectator feels trapped in a vertiginous Hitchcok-like story and conducted by hand to discover the wonders that hide behind everyday ordinary things. If only you looked at what surround you with the intensity and the abandon with whom a child builds sand castles, you would be the happiest persons and the most powerful. Wrecks2mn47 color sil 2010 USAby Joy Whalenself-productionself-distributionThere is the longing to touch, to caress, breakdown and tear apart. Two forms, soft, disposable, urge against the other, pushing towards and spar. Both wrecks and wrecking. When shreds are flung unbound, as a dusty afterglow floats up from the mound of undone, a shoddy tunnel remains for the rays of light who through. Wrestling with my Father4mn30 color stereo 2010 USAby Charles Fairbanksself-productionself-distributionMy father was a wrestler before me. You never stop being a wrestler. "Remarkable in just how much you can achieve in a short time and on the lowest of budgets, Wrestling with my Father simply depicts Fairbanks' dad in the audience of a wrestling match (apparently with the filmmaker as one of the wrestlers). Within this extraordinarily simple set-up are whole worlds of humour, pathos and intrigue." - Montreal Mirror - Xiao Lu9mn39 color stereo 2010 Chinaby Haiyuan Wangself-productionself-distributionXiao Lu, real name Lu Jianye.
He always stops and starts, looking around, wandering, searching, and feeling the surrounding by his particular gestures.
As a matter of fact, our life is all nothing to do with his. «Generation»7mn31 color & b/w stereo 2011 Ukraineby Maksym Firsenkoproduction : Porto-Franco Filmself-distributionThere is a law In Ukraine by which participants in the Second World War not have to pay for ticket in public transport. But sometimes the drivers of private companies want these people to pay anyway. And this fact is unpunished for them ...