Cinéma du Réel - International documentary film festival

WHAT IS REAL?

Mar 01, 2018

A BOOK : WHAT IS REAL? Filmmakers weigh in

Contributors : Claire Atherton, Éric Baudelaire, Cyril Béghin, James Benning, Ruth Beckermann, Nicole Brenez, Charles Burnett, Lucien Castaing-Taylor, Luc Chessel , Patric Chiha, Pierre Creton, Bruno Dumont, Kevin Jerome Everson, Jean-Michel Frodon, Yervant Gianikian, John Gianvito, Philippe Grandrieux, Eugène Green, Joana Hadjithomas, Khalil Joreige, Lodge Kerrigan, Bani Khoshnoudi, William Klein, Nicolas Klotz, Guy Maddin, Pietro Marcello, Narimane Mari, Raya Martin, Valérie Massadian, Roberto Minervini, Luc Moullet, Cyril Neyrat, Véréna Paravel, Élisabeth Perceval, Nicolás Pereda, Nicolas Rey, Angela Ricci-Lucchi, Gianfranco Rosi, Ben Russell, Claire Simon, Deborah Stratman, Trinh T. Minh-ha, Ana Vaz, Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Eduardo Williams.

Dir. Andréa Picard // Bilingual edition // Post-Éditions
With the support of Centre National des Arts Plastiques

 

A RETROSPECTIVE : What is real? 40 years of thinking

Curated by Nicole Brenez & Nicolas Klotz

Patricio Guzman presents Trópico de Cáncer by Eugenio Polgovsky

Éric Baudelaire presents Ice by Robert Kramer

Jocelyne Saab presents The Silent Majority Speaks by Bani Khoshnoudi

William Klein presents : Broadway By Light and The Messiah (Le Messie)

Edgar Morin presents Les Lettres de Stalingrad by Jacqueline Veuve

Nicolas Klotz et Elisabeth Perceval present Appunti per un’Orestiade africana (Carnets de notes pour une Orestie africaine) by Pier Paolo Pasolini

John Gianvito presents Chile, la memoria obstinada (Chile, Obstinate Memory) by Patricio Guzman

Valérie Massadian & Claire Atherton present D’Est by Chantal Akerman

Lech Kowalski presents A Question of Leadership and Which Side Are You On? by Ken Loach

Andrea Paganini, Raymond Depardon (to be confirmed) and Inoussa Ousseini présentent Ciné-portrait de Bill Witney by Jean Rouch, Ciné-portrait de Raymond Depardon par Jean Rouch et réciproquement, Cinemafia. Rencontre 1. Jean Rouch parle avec Joris Ivens et Henri Storck and unseen rushes from "Jean Rouch et sa caméra au cœur de l’Afrique (Niger-France, 1977-78)"

 

IR/RÉEL

Ir/reel charts the increasingly fluid borders of contemporary reality with a multitude of different immersive experiences.

BARULHO, ECLIPSE (UPROAR, ECLIPSE) Ico Costa / 2017, 68’, Portugal // with Ico Costa

Caniba Lucien Castaing-Taylor, Verena Paravel / 2017, 97’, France // With Véréna Paravel, Lucien Castaing-Taylor and Jacques Audiard

Den' Pobedy (Victory Day) Sergei Loznitsa / 2018, 94’, Germany

En attendant les barbares Eugène Green / 2017, 76’, France // with Eugène Green

End of Life John Bruce, Paweł Wojtasik / 2017, 91’, USA // with producer Athina Rachel Tsangari, Paweł Wojtasik and John Bruce (to be confirmed)

Extinção (Extinction) Salomé Lamas / 2018, 80’, Germany-Portugal // with Salomé Lamas

Good Luck Ben Russell / 2017, 143’, France-Germany // with Ben Russell & Marie Voignier

The Green Fog Guy Maddin, Evan Johnson, Galen Johnson / 2017, 63’, USA // with Evan Johnson

L'Héroïque Lande, la frontière brûle Nicolas Klotz, Elisabeth Perceval / 2017, 219’, France // with Nicolas Klotz, Elisabeth Perceval & Robert Bonamy

Ta peau si lisse (A Skin So Soft) Denis Côté / 2017, 93’, Canada // with producer Dounia Sichov

 

# About Lucrecia Martel

Zama Lucrecia Martel / 2017, 115’, Argentina, Brazil
Años Luz (Light Years)
Manuel Abramovich / 2017, 72’, Argentina

 

# Anger / Rivers / Russell

Invocation of my demon brother Kenneth Anger / 1969, 12’, USA
The Rare Event
Ben Rivers, Ben Russell / 2018, 48’, UK // with Ben Russell et Ben Rivers (to be confirmed)

 

# Performances

The Private Property Trilogy: A survey of the life and films of C.B. Nicolás Pereda / 50’, Mexico
Spell Reel
Filipa César / 2017, 96’, France-Portugal + performance Palmistry
There's a Place Beyond the Beyond
I’ve Seen the Future (Yann Gonzalez, Pierre-Edouard Dumora, Alain Garcia) with the DJ and producer Sky H1 / documentary perfomance