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L’Hypothèse démocratique – Une histoire basque

Thomas Lacoste
2021 France 140 min
Sun 20
March
17h00
MK2 Beaubourg
Book

An account of the political egress from the last and oldest armed conflict in Western Europe. Acteurs, victims and peace negotiators plunge us into the history of a people who, in the face of violence, were able to invent a new path and act on their own destiny.

Thomas Lacoste

Thomas Lacoste was born in 1972. Between 1999 and 2005, he created and directed the transdisciplinary festival of contemporary creations Rencontres Internationales de l’Ordinaire (RIO) in Bordeaux.
In 2006, before the presidential campaign of 2007, he launched and animated L’Autre campagne, which led to a book of the same name.
In 2007, he directed the documentaries Réfutations, Universités en danger and Université, le grand soir on the presidency of Nicolas Sarkozy and hosted a video blog for Libération.
In 2008, he released a new film Rétention de sûreté – Une peine infinie, co-produced with the Syndicat de la magistrature, which opposes the law of the same name adopted on February 25, 2008.
In 2009, he launched La Bande Passante, an international network of critical thinking, contemporary creations and alternative practices.
In 2013, he directed the film Notre monde. Since 2017, his work has developed around the exit of the armed conflict in the Basque Country. In this framework, he directs three films, including a feature film, L’hypothèse démocratique – Une histoire basque.

Sun 20
March
17h00
MK2 Beaubourg
Book
Production :
Sister Productions, La Bande Passante, Prima Luce, Gastibeltza Filmak
Cinematography :
Eñaut Castagnet, Catherine Georges
Sound :
Renaud Michel / Jérémie Garat
Originale Soundtrack :
Grégoire Auger, Agence Gloria
Editing :
Gilles Volta

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