Content linked to Night

A film by Benoît Labourdette (4’44s, 2012).

Autofiction on adultery.

A film by Benoît Labourdette (6’28s, 2016).

Remember the presence of the lost loved one in a hotel room surrounded by sand.

A film by Benoît Labourdette (2’12s, 2018).

We’re all taking the same stairs. We meet each other there, every morning and every evening. We’re pretending nothing.

Show of the video installation « In excelsis » (Jean-Philippe Poirée-Ville, Maëlla-Mickaëlle Maréchal, Benoît Labourdette) in the “Engaged Documentary Festival” - Bretenoux and Teyssieu (Lot - France). At the initiative of Carole Contant, September 25, (...)

A film by Benoît Labourdette (2’49s, 2009).

Let’s imagine for a moment that these streets are canals...

A film by Benoît Labourdette (2’36s, 2015).

Walking in his intimate night, motionless, his eyes moving behind their closed eyelids.

A film by Benoît Labourdette (2’24s, 2009).

Our real, composed of the confrontation of beauty and drama. But the reality of others, too, who live on dramas and are exposed, in the eyes of all, at the moment when they are the most fragile.

Un film de Benoît Labourdette (1’50s, 2018).

To cling to pillars planted in the water for centuries, to hope.

A film by Benoît Labourdette (9’28s, 2016).

Sensitive sharing of therapeutic indications to fight against fear, this kind of fear present inside of each.

Video creation by Benoît Labourdette (2’58s, 2014).

The small trace left on a surface, on a “skin”, is perhaps the most important thing there is.

A film by Benoît Labourdette (2’04s, 2019).

In the skin of a fragile insect at night. Based on a haiku by Ôshima Ryôta (1716-1784).

A film by Benoît Labourdette (1’43s, 2019).

There are times when you have the feeling, if not the certainty, that you’ve missed the point.

Video creation by Benoît Labourdette (2’16s, 2014).

Lights at night.

A film by Benoît Labourdette (10’06s, 2015). With Marion Geerebaert.

After the death was sown into arbitrariness, a young woman comes back to haunt her mate.

A film by Benoît Labourdette (3’44s, 2013).

“Small child at the bottom of the back seat of the car, travel and night lights are not very real. With the help of tire, three minutes of travel on the street appear three long hours of contemplative abstract (...)

A film by Benoît Labourdette (2’39s, 2014).

People emerged from the collective memory.

A film by Benoît Labourdette (1’54s, 2009).

Let’s imagine for a moment that cars don’t exist...

Film by Benoît Labourdette (2’45s, 2014).

Dialogue between a haiku of Ueda Chôshû and organic-generative kaleidoscopes images made with reality.

A film by Benoît Labourdette (2’53s, 2016).

How a past love dissolves in present loves.

Running, running in his head. Instrumental Music, 2017, 4’01s. Improvisation by Benoît Labourdette (synthesizers). Improvisation carried out in private on October 20, 2017.

A film by Benoît Labourdette (2’58s, 2013).

Body, space and time A body in the city at night. The body of the eye. The look of the body. The experience of coming and going, which is the breath of a city. Is the time in the city, is a chronological space in the perception that one has ? (...)

The maison des métallos, cultural institution in the city of Paris, greeted me as part of the event “Fine speakers” for a mobile cinema projection in neighborhood, a night journey to discover amazing and new films on the walls, in the courtyards... (...)

What scares us is often what is unknown to us. Including sounds. Instrumental Music, 2017, 1’45s. Improvisation by Benoît Labourdette (synthesizers). Improvisation carried out in private, September 8, 2017 (Benoît Labourdette (...)

A film by Benoît Labourdette (1’54s, 2018).

Listening at the doors. A deeper, poetic and contemplative exercise than one might imagine at first glance.

A film by Benoît Labourdette (2’05s, 2009).

Let’s imagine for a moment that the night doesn’t exist...

Course nightly screenings, in a workshop within the Travelling Film Festival 2015 Rennes. Registrants have spent the afternoon with me, to choose each a short film, or a film clip, they wanted to share. Then we explored the area around the (...)

Series of photographs. The long obturation photographs at night with camera movements produce drawings, often very aesthetic visual universe, because of the continuity of the lines thus formed, which produce a visual “automatic” almost harmony. (...)

A film designed to be screened on the city walls on a travelling basis. Yannick Marzin, director of the Scène nationale de Montbéliard, proposed to the filmmaker Joseph Morder and myself to design together a travelling film: based on a visit to (...)

Itinerant projection at night in Valencia, as part of the International Festival of Screenwriters, on the theme of the evolution of audiovisual writing according to technologies. The festival closes on 7 April 2018 with a screening of short (...)

A film by Benoît Labourdette (1’51s, 1997).

The daily trip pain in the Paris suburbs.

Participatory workshop projection at Travelling Rennes Film Festival 2016 People sign up, and in an afternoon, everyone chooses a film, or a film clip, and the location of the screening of this film. The screening takes place in the city at (...)

Film by Benoît Labourdette (2’06s, 2010).

At night, memories emerge. As in a dream, gestures are back in the hands, without even one noticing. It is our body that “records”, that stores, that enrolled in our memory, ’reviewing the film’ the (...)

Second album in 2001, consists of 15 pieces for nightlife, a little claustrophobic in vocal and physical consonances. Composition from actual sound of whispering resonances. Granular soundscape times. Webs of human voice and articulated (...)

As part of smugglers national meetings of images 2016 November 19, 2016, I proposed a “pico-projection workshop”, experiences shared with professionals in education, with the image and with young people to reflect, in action, the potential of (...)

The films are on the walls : cinema-walks in Seine Saint Denis (France). Sunday, October 25 and Saturday, October 31, 2015 at 18h. At dusk, guests are invited to stroll like no other, you will discover short films projected on the walls of the (...)

To be rocked by the moon. It’s calm at first, and then everything comes alive. Instrumental music, 2017, 3’41s. Improvisation by Benoît Labourdette (synthesizers). Improvisation carried out in private, September 13, 2017 (Benoît Labourdette (...)

A film by Benoît Labourdette (4’58s, 2014).

Bordeaux. Saint-Michel square with roadworks. Night. Hardly anyone goes. The memory of a tragedy within the body of a disjointed doll.

A short documentary by Benoît Labourdette (4’36s, 2011).

Fate of the world leads me to cross a sculpture by Richard Texier in the port of La Rochelle, in July 2011. A correspondence, written and filmed, follows.

A film by Benoît Labourdette (6’40s, 2017). With Marion Geerebaert.

A mother returns in the footsteps of her missing daughter. The work of mourning, like the work of birth, is a work of unconditional love.

A course at night to discover movies projected on the walls, doors, floors, bas reliefs, windows... in the streets of Avignon. The films shot with mobile phone, pocket camera or camera are selected by Benoît Labourdette in line with the city, (...)

Benoît Labourdette’s movies in a travelling projection program in Arras (France). In the context of the manifestation of contemporary art “Call for air” in Arras, I proposed a travelling screening of a selection of my films. Projections on walls, (...)

A film by Benoît Labourdette (2’31s, 2012).

From the eroticism of the musical instrument.

I published the article “Lives in Pictures” in the June 2016 issue of the Spirit Journal on the theme “Power of Images”. Issue edited by Carole Desbarats. Presentation text of the article “Lives in Pictures” Smartphones and digital platforms have (...)

“Let’s imagine for a moment that this broom is a human being”, “let’s imagine for a moment that this pavement is a sun”, “let’s imagine for a moment that the night doesn’t exist”... in everyday life, incongruous and surrealistic visions of the world. (...)

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 (...)

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