How, Why and What for is a General Assassinated?
1971 / Cuba / 35 min
A film “pamphlet” on the assassination of General René Schneider. A presage of the tragic end of Allende, surrounded by treacherous generals in the pay of the Americans.
2013 / France / 35 min
At Cerbère, the last French village before reaching Spain, the rail track gauge changes. Workers switch over train axles, Jaquie endlessly repeats his work at the Belvédère Hotel, and the schoolgirl, Lydia, daydreams.
2012 / France / 67 min
“At the outset, there was this desire: walk up the world’s longest avenue and go back in time. So the film set out to discover faces, places, stories… and everywhere the memory of the past surged into the present.” (C. Seghezzi)
Boris Lehman, Stephen Dwoskin
2006 / Belgium, United Kingdom / 120 min
“We undertook this more or less edited but still unfinished film ‘four-handedly’ … Two independent filmmakers who willingly practice self-fiction film each other in order to communicate better. Despite their different languages and styles, the film is above all an attempt to imitate, or even become the… Before the Beginning - Read more…
The Hunting of the Snark
2013 / France / 100 min
In La Louvière (Belgium), the Snark, a self-managed institute, welcomes some thirty children unsuited to traditional schooling. A non-repressive approach to education put to the test daily.
As if we were catching a cobra
2012 / Syria / 121 min
Plunging into the turbulent current of the ongoing Arab revolutions, the film explores the experiences of different Egyptian and Syrian cartoonists before and during these historic backlashes against despotism.
Collectif (Front National des Travailleurs Révolutionnaires du Cinéma Latino-Américain )
1973 / Chile / 59 min
A premonitory film on the building of a new Chile. An ominous shadow seems to hang over the country, threatening the joy of the people and their struggle.
2012 / France, Portugal / 67 min
Born in the Azores, these long-standing American residents have almost forgotten their Portuguese mother tongue. A double prison sentence brings them back to the archipelago: a return tinged with exile, in an open-air jail.
1972 / United Kingdom / 120 min
Based on the original stage play, Dynamo by Chris Wilkinson. A tatty strip-club stage, filled with large satin-covered bed and tinselled drapes. Four girls appear, each in turn performing her act.
2012 / Switzerland / 114 min
A hypnotising voyage of exploration that defies the imaginary territory of time, at the limits between the expressible and inexpressible; visionary and poetic, The End of Time takes us through a mind-expanding experience.
2012 / Germany, Poland / 85 min
Berlin’s Fuck For Forest is one of the world’s most bizarre charities. Based on the idea that sex can save the world, the NGO raises money for their environmental cause by selling home-made erotic films on the internet.
2012 / U.S.A. / 78 min
Through the portrait of two “ideal towns”, Dubai and Detroit, one booming and one in decline, Sabine Gruffat questions the collective ideologies that have shaped their territory and local communities.
Christian Barani, Guillaume Reynard
Kazakhstan Birth of a Nation
2008 / France / 65 min
A 1997 speech by President Nursultan Nazarbayev traced out the future of Kazakhstan: a new capitalist world built on fantasies and illusions.
Joana Hadjithomas, Khalil Joreige
2012 / France, Lebanon, Qatar / 95 min
In the early 1960s, right in the middle of the Cold War and the height of pan-Arabism, a group of researchers from an Armenian university and Lebanese researcher enter the space race and create the Lebanese Rocket Society.
2013 / France / 20 min
Scraping and striating, a man endlessly covers reproductions of classical paintings. Elsewhere, in the world’s largest museum, the tourists’ backs are blocking the view of the Mona Lisa.
2013 / Belgium / 404 min
Mes Entretiens filmés is in three parts. Among those interviewed are Henri Storck, Jean Rouch, Jonas Mekas, Stephen Dwoskin, Jean-Pierre Gorin, Robert Kramer, René Vautier, Marcel Hanoun, Freddy Buache, Dominique Païni, etc.
O Happy Days!
2013 / France / 92 min
On the occasion of a wedding, the filmmaker begins to film her family. “I couldn’t stop and, above all, I felt that time was changing the actual substance of the film, time was becoming the film.”
2005 / U.S.A. / 78 min
“A loose transposition of the Con d’Irène, a ‘pornographic’, poetic text by Aragon that echoes the situation of the voyeur, who becomes entangled and immobilised, when faced with female bodies in motion.” (F. Bovier)
The Shark's Eye
2012 / Argentina, Costa Rica, Spain / 93 min
Emerging from childhood in Nicaragua. Between nature and consumerist dreams, Maycol and Bryan are growing up as best they can, well aware that drug trafficking is a job with a future.
The Other Day
2012 / Chile / 120 min
Attentive to the changing light and seasons, the filmmaker captures the flow of time at home; he only leaves the house to follow those who ring his doorbell, tracing out a secret map of Santiago.
In the Name of God
1992 / India / 75 min
The campaign waged by the militant Vishwa Hindu Parishad to destroy a 16th century mosque in Ayodhya said to have been built by Babar, the first Mughal Emperor of India.
2001 / France / 175 min
There is no Russian chaos. Simply “Europe”, which now extends as far as the Pacific and no longer to the ghostly Ural Mountains. A film-journey to a country that has ceased to exist.
Prisoners of Conscience
1978 / India / 40 min
An important historical record of a traumatic period in India's recent political history the film focuses on the State of Emergency imposed by Indira Gandhi from June 1975 to March 1977.