I don’t understand anything about my life

I don’t understand anything about my life A film by Benoît Labourdette (2’35s, 2019). If we each dig a little deeper into our origins, our construction, our experience of the place, what can we understand about ourselves? thumbnail Benoît Labourdette
A film by Benoît Labourdette (2’35s, 2019).
5 November 2019. Published by Benoît Labourdette.

If we each dig a little deeper into our origins, our construction, our experience of the place, what can we understand about ourselves?

Directed as part of a Pocket Films workshop led by Benoît Labourdette and Jenny Saastamoinen. Festival les rencontres du réel #7, “Babel ville-monde”, November 2019, Bergerac, France.

Since 2011, I have been offering workshops for the production of animated films from paper cut, in various contexts, notably in media libraries, at the Maison des metallos, at the Forum des images, at the Museum of Man->Art636], at the Grand Palais... which I named “Animated Cinema”, not “Cartoon”, because the animation is made “at sight” and the shooting is in sequence. The presence of the hands in the animation carries to me a true poetic value, as one can find it in the puppet theater. These films are usually silent. In this context, in order to boost the creative dynamic, I can also (...)