The men on camera

The men on camera A film by Benoît Labourdette (4’45s, 2015). Visual composition, music and sound, from a noisy flying camera, referring to the movie “The Man with a Camera” (Dziga Vertov, 1929). thumbnail Benoît Labourdette
A film by Benoît Labourdette (4’45s, 2015).
The drone, this flying camera that comes among us, raises, for a filmmaker, important issues. Military object, object for surveillance and death, object of cartographic ubiquity by multinationals, and soon business purpose, delivery device. Forbidden gaze from the sky, filmmaker object from virtual worlds that happens in the real world, look with no body to hold, object subjected to wind, cold or warm air, sensitive to the invisible movements of nature, camera flutters around us... These changes of perspectives question our worldview. New places of view to explore, to question, to divert, (...)