On December 18, 2005, from 2 pm to midnight, at the La Clef cinema in Paris (21 rue de la Clef 75005 Paris), screenings of super 8 films, including “The Head in the Water” (1995, 70 minutes, Audience Prize Festival de Châteauroux 95, Festival of (...)
A film by Benoît Labourdette, in collaboration with Louise Moaty (3’59s, 2014).
Charlotte Delbo’s words emanate from human traces of people who were living there a few hours earlier.
A film by Benoît Labourdette (2’07s, 2012).
Everyday life without apparent problems, in this teacher’s room of a high school near Paris. But it conceals dark secrets... a fiction inspired by real events.
A film by Benoît Labourdette (1h07’, 1994).
A tale of naivety and double personality, accompanied by Balinese songs and improvised jazz.Shot in Super 8 cinema. First self-produced feature film.
Loop video by Benoît Labourdette (6’20s, 2000).
A film by Benoît Labourdette (3’33s, 2013).
In Vitrolles, in the south of France, a rocky peak overlooking the city. It is found scattered clothes and a mobile phone, in which there was a movie and a text. The work of a madman, it seems, which was not (...)
A film by Benoît Labourdette (2’16, 1997).
Passing a closed trash can, a Japanese tourist remembers the words of his father, who told him the bomb, and the feeling of being alive while others died.
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.
They wanted to make even our ruins disappear. Rebuild yourself with bits and pieces.An album long lost in limbo, which had to be revived from its traces, but which reveals a surprising energy.Download the entire album “A Fire on the Ruins” (...)
A film by Benoît Labourdette (5’44s, 2013).
Charles, 37-year old boy who lost his mother a year ago, sometimes perceive the world in a distorted way, multiplied, time and space losing their reality. A meeting will change his life.
A film by Benoît Labourdette (1’23s, silent, 2017, pseudonym: A. A. A. A.)
Some of them manage to give up.
A film by Benoît Labourdette (2’46s, 2013).
I almost died by breaking the rules to follow my desire. This has not made me more reasonable.
A film by Benoît Labourdette (3’18s, 2011).
Invent a tale. Ground the story into reality. Why does the shape of the tale in 2011 ? Probably to make again metaphor, universal. A simple love story.
A film by Benoît Labourdette (5’11s, 2014).
The myth of scientific progress. According to Albert Bayet.
A roll of 35mm film after it rained in the street in front of my home in 1998, recording dead leaves on its sensitive surface, using a Minolta camera and a 50mm lens. These dead leaves seem to be inscribed in the human world, on their asphalt, (...)
A film by Benoît Labourdette (2’28s, 2015).
A few seconds before a fatal car accident.
Tell me LED... A choral film, which connects speech and light.Article in the magazine “Projections” n°37 (Passeurs d’images), December 2015.
A film by Benoît Labourdette (1’22s, 2020).
At night, truths are sometimes revealed to us so lucid that they don’t survive the return of light.
A film by Benoît Labourdette (1’41s, 2021).
Even when cut, the life of a tree is transmitted and multiplied.
Video-vegetal installation.Into the International Garden Festival of Chaumont-sur Loire, the landscape architect Jean-Philippe Poirée-Ville has created a vegetable sculpture, in a basement, as a large liana levitating in the dark. I worked on (...)
A film by Françoise Simpère et Benoît Labourdette (2’13s, 2020).
What we know we’ll take with us on the day we die is probably what can feed our life energy.
Recital by Karina Desbordes (soprano), Sylvie Lechevalier (piano) and Benoît Labourdette (video).
Eternal Russian melodies in a poetic visual universe drawn live on architecture thanks to video projection.On Saturday, September 22, 2018 at 8pm, at the Église écossaise de Paris (17 rue Bayard 75008 Paris), Karina Desbordes (soprano), Sylvie (...)
Blaise Pascal (1623-1662) was a philosopher, engineer and mathematician of genius. Among other major scientific and philosophical advances, he invented and built the first mechanical calculating machine in 1645, thus laying the concrete (...)
The drone, this flying camera that comes among us, raises, for a filmmaker, important issues. Military object, object for surveillance and death, object of cartographic ubiquity by multinationals, and soon business purpose, delivery device. (...)