École Normale Supérieure - Filming the words

23 March 2012. Published by Benoît Labourdette.

Itinerant projection of short films in the buildings of the École Normale Supérieure (Paris).

In the context of the dynamics of participatory creation “Filming the words”, that I have set up in 2011 with the Délégation générale à la langue française et aux langues of France Ministry of Culture, I proposed a travelling screening of films made in this framework, in the buildings of the École Normale Supérieure in Paris : very old buildings, very modern, interior, exterior... diversified supports as cases for unique films.

This event was organized thanks to Carole Desbarats, then Director of the superior normal school communication pole, and with the assistance of Clément Postec, my collaborator on the project.

Movies meeting a neighborhood... Since 2011, I propose “night journey” travelling projections of short films in a district building. No installation, these projections are made using a pico-projector (portable projectors). This is the “mobile projection”. Exploit this new technology yet, these mini projectors that will soon equip our phones, for moments of encounter between works, place, people. Night courses were held in France and Belgium : Festival Pro Via Mons, Festival d’Avignon, Ecole Normale Supérieure, Screenwriters Festival, Agglomeration Evry, Maison des métallos, Travelling Rennes (...)