André Bazin

A film by Benoît Labourdette (3’40s, 2021).

Film comes, in the history of mankind, as a much more religious fact than one might have thought at first glance.. André Bazin, in his article “Ontology of the photographic image” (1945), evokes in a very clear way the function of the original (...)

43rd Grenoble Open Air Short Film Festival : film analysis course.

The Grenoble Open Air Short Film Festival always starts with a two-day course. For the 43rd edition of the festival in 2020, the workshop is animated by Benoît Labourdette, and takes place in video, on the theme “Short film, digital and 21st (...)

Lecture by Benoît Labourdette for proposals for philosophical and practical tools of thought on the challenges of digital and images. The aim is to collectively equip themselves to carry out popular education initiatives in the 21st Century in (...)

From the point of view of perception, a film is only an illusion formed by our brain from visual and auditory stimuli. Images seen can produce sounds and vice versa. Each person mentally constructs a different film from the same film seen. Thus (...)

March 10, 2010, invited by Serge Tisseron, I made ​​a speech at iconic College INA, on the theme “The mobile phone is it the future of cinema?”. Text about the intervention The phone is in almost any pocket at all times. Who forgets his cell (...)

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.

Screening of the film « The Captain Thanase » (documentary on the stage director André Malartre, co-directed by Martine Stora and Benoît Labourdette) as part of the exhibition, “Présence André Malartre” (City of Caen, November 2016-January 2017, (...)

Cultural policy" is a tradition of the French state since the Middle Ages. It was initiated by Louis XIV in the 17th century as a tool of influence and power. And it was defined in its current terms by André Malraux in 1959, with the State’s (...)

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