A collective film supervised by Benoît Labourdette (6’, 2021).
The memories of each person combined create a collective sensitive space, of which the library is rich.
A film by Benoît Labourdette (2’58s, 2013).
Body, space and time A body in the city at night. The body of the eye. The look of the body. The experience of coming and going, which is the breath of a city. Is the time in the city, is a chronological space in the perception that one has ? (...)
A film by Benoît Labourdette (1’23s, 2020).
Place of life, what is it? More than a place, perhaps it’s the time in which one lives the things that are important to one’s self.
A film by Benoît Labourdette (1’54s, 2018).
Listening at the doors. A deeper, poetic and contemplative exercise than one might imagine at first glance.
As part of smugglers national meetings of images 2016 November 19, 2016, I proposed a “pico-projection workshop”, experiences shared with professionals in education, with the image and with young people to reflect, in action, the potential of (...)
Series of photographs. The long obturation photographs at night with camera movements produce drawings, often very aesthetic visual universe, because of the continuity of the lines thus formed, which produce a visual “automatic” almost harmony. (...)
Video creation by Benoît Labourdette (2’16s, 2014).
Lights at night.
The films are on the walls : cinema-walks in Seine Saint Denis (France). Sunday, October 25 and Saturday, October 31, 2015 at 18h. At dusk, guests are invited to stroll like no other, you will discover short films projected on the walls of the (...)
Film by Benoît Labourdette (2’06s, 2010).
At night, memories emerge. As in a dream, gestures are back in the hands, without even one noticing. It is our body that “records”, that stores, that enrolled in our memory, ’reviewing the film’ the (...)
A film by Benoît Labourdette (6’40s, 2017). With Marion Geerebaert.
A mother returns in the footsteps of her missing daughter. The work of mourning, like the work of birth, is a work of unconditional love.
A film by Benoît Labourdette (3’44s, 2013).
“Small child at the bottom of the back seat of the car, travel and night lights are not very real. With the help of tire, three minutes of travel on the street appear three long hours of contemplative abstract (...)
A film by Benoît Labourdette (2’24s, 2009).
Our real, composed of the confrontation of beauty and drama. But the reality of others, too, who live on dramas and are exposed, in the eyes of all, at the moment when they are the most fragile.
A film by Benoît Labourdette (4’44s, 2012).
Autofiction on adultery.
A film by Benoît Labourdette (2’05s, 2009).
Let’s imagine for a moment that the night doesn’t exist...
Show of the video installation « In excelsis » (Jean-Philippe Poirée-Ville, Maëlla-Mickaëlle Maréchal, Benoît Labourdette) in the “Engaged Documentary Festival” - Bretenoux and Teyssieu (Lot - France). At the initiative of Carole Contant, September 25, (...)
The maison des métallos, cultural institution in the city of Paris, greeted me as part of the event “Fine speakers” for a mobile cinema projection in neighborhood, a night journey to discover amazing and new films on the walls, in the courtyards... (...)
A film by Benoît Labourdette (2’12s, 2018).
We’re all taking the same stairs. We meet each other there, every morning and every evening. We’re pretending nothing.
Benoît Labourdette’s movies in a travelling projection program in Arras (France). In the context of the manifestation of contemporary art “Call for air” in Arras, I proposed a travelling screening of a selection of my films. Projections on walls, (...)
Film by Benoît Labourdette (2’45s, 2014).
Dialogue between a haiku of Ueda Chôshû and organic-generative kaleidoscopes images made with reality.
Running, running in his head. Instrumental Music, 2017, 4’01s. Improvisation by Benoît Labourdette (synthesizers). Improvisation carried out in private on October 20, 2017.
Participatory workshop projection at Travelling Rennes Film Festival 2016 People sign up, and in an afternoon, everyone chooses a film, or a film clip, and the location of the screening of this film. The screening takes place in the city at (...)
A film by Benoît Labourdette (1’43s, 2019).
There are times when you have the feeling, if not the certainty, that you’ve missed the point.
Travelling projection workshop.
Workshop for the organization of an itinerant projection for young people from the Fontbarlettes neighbourhood in Valencia (House for All). The project: cultural action and training In partnership with the Festival Valence scénario, to propose (...)
A film by Benoît Labourdette (2’39s, 2014).
People emerged from the collective memory.
A film by Benoît Labourdette (2’53s, 2016).
How a past love dissolves in present loves.
A collective film, initiated and edited by Benoît Labourdette (1h01’, 2009-2020).
Look out your window at home, and think of an important memory. This collective film is composed of 44 videos (among 500 made) shot by people in France, Algeria and Tunisia, between 2009 and 2013, in creative workshops led by Benoît Labourdette. (...)
Series of 38 still photos.
One morning like any other, on the Austerlitz bridge in Paris, everyone leaves, or runs away, towards his place of activity. What happens in the space of a second.
A film designed to be screened on the city walls on a travelling basis. Yannick Marzin, director of the Scène nationale de Montbéliard, proposed to the filmmaker Joseph Morder and myself to design together a travelling film: based on a visit to (...)
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 (1’54s, 2009).
Let’s imagine for a moment that cars don’t exist...
A film by Benoît Labourdette (1’52s, 2021).
A pipe tells us about its power.
To be rocked by the moon. It’s calm at first, and then everything comes alive. Instrumental music, 2017, 3’41s. Improvisation by Benoît Labourdette (synthesizers). Improvisation carried out in private, September 13, 2017 (Benoît Labourdette (...)
A film by Benoît Labourdette (1’51s, 1997).
The daily trip pain in the Paris suburbs.
Un film de Benoît Labourdette (1’50s, 2018).
To cling to pillars planted in the water for centuries, to hope.
A film by Benoît Labourdette (2’04s, 2019).
In the skin of a fragile insect at night. Based on a haiku by Ôshima Ryôta (1716-1784).
A film by Benoît Labourdette (4’58s, 2014).
Bordeaux. Saint-Michel square with roadworks. Night. Hardly anyone goes. The memory of a tragedy within the body of a disjointed doll.
Second album in 2001, consists of 15 pieces for nightlife, a little claustrophobic in vocal and physical consonances. Composition from actual sound of whispering resonances. Granular soundscape times. Webs of human voice and articulated (...)
A film by Benoît Labourdette (9’28s, 2016).
Sensitive sharing of therapeutic indications to fight against fear, this kind of fear present inside of each.
Course nightly screenings, in a workshop within the Travelling Film Festival 2015 Rennes. Registrants have spent the afternoon with me, to choose each a short film, or a film clip, they wanted to share. Then we explored the area around the (...)
A film by Benoît Labourdette (2’31s, 2020).
The most beautiful memories can be without nostalgia, because life goes on.
A film by Benoît Labourdette (6’28s, 2016).
Remember the presence of the lost loved one in a hotel room surrounded by sand.
A short documentary by Benoît Labourdette (4’36s, 2011).
Fate of the world leads me to cross a sculpture by Richard Texier in the port of La Rochelle, in July 2011. A correspondence, written and filmed, follows.
What scares us is often what is unknown to us. Including sounds. Instrumental Music, 2017, 1’45s. Improvisation by Benoît Labourdette (synthesizers). Improvisation carried out in private, September 8, 2017 (Benoît Labourdette (...)
Itinerant projection at night in Valencia, as part of the International Festival of Screenwriters, on the theme of the evolution of audiovisual writing according to technologies. The festival closes on 7 April 2018 with a screening of short (...)
A film by Benoît Labourdette (1’46s, 2021).
The mathematics of nature.
Series of 30 photographs of living nature.
This imaginary interior forest, always nocturnal and moving, disturbing, I walk there in my dreams, with difficulty. Large iridescent trees. When I wake up, I don’t see it anymore. But it impregnates me. And I still don’t know how to free myself (...)
A film by Benoît Labourdette (2’36s, 2015).
Walking in his intimate night, motionless, his eyes moving behind their closed eyelids.
A course at night to discover movies projected on the walls, doors, floors, bas reliefs, windows... in the streets of Avignon. The films shot with mobile phone, pocket camera or camera are selected by Benoît Labourdette in line with the city, (...)
A film by Benoît Labourdette (6’41s, 2021).
On the difficulty of writing, of forming a sensitive and true trace of the most intimate and precious things. Immersion in the head of an author in search of the memory of a moment of sensuality.
Travelling screening as part of the Valence Script Festival
Travelling projection in the old town of Valence of a selection of films “By my window”. The International Festival of Valence - Scriptwriters and Composers could not take place in April 2020 due to the confinement. A partnership has been (...)
A film by Benoît Labourdette (2’37s, 2020).
A chance for introspection, class privilege.
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.
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.
A film by Benoît Labourdette (2’49s, 2009).
Let’s imagine for a moment that these streets are canals...
She does it when she decides, at night, during the day, anywhere! And she does as she wants, she does not respect any rule, that is her main quality, openness.
Movies meeting a neighborhood... Since 2011, I propose “night journey” travelling projections of short films in a district building. No installation, these projections are made using a pico-projector (portable projectors). This is the “mobile (...)
“Let’s imagine for a moment that this broom is a human being”, “let’s imagine for a moment that this pavement is a sun”, “let’s imagine for a moment that the night doesn’t exist”... in everyday life, incongruous and surrealistic visions of the world. (...)