Preparations for a cinematic event.
A film by Benoît Labourdette (1’41s, 2005).
The meeting room of the Forum des Images, a round hall and furniture designed by the architect Jean-Michel Wilmotte.
Preparations for “Moonlight Cinema”, open-air films during the summer in Paris: technical files in large numbers must, I believe, be sent to all the interlocutors of the city.
Visually stunning images. I am there, above, I see this circular image with those sheets of paper that fly in a circle.
A person from the Forum des Images tells me “Every year, they do this, it’s a real spectacle”.
I have my cell phone in my pocket. There’s a camera in there. I’m filming, I’m shooting.
Then, I read the presentation text of “Cinema in the moonlight”.
I make short films as a painter makes paintings, usually in a lonely way, away from academic practices of making cinema. Some films are made in a very spontaneous way, others can take years to mature. I explore the meeting between the image and the world. These are experimental works, which often also tell stories...