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Inventing art forms, filmed with drone.The Company, place of contemporary art in Marseille, led by Paul-Emmanuel Odin, invited me to offer to local youth, in the central and very popular in Marseille where it is an audiovisual creative (...)

Listen to the people around you and write down some of their words.

A film by Benoît Labourdette (1’26s, 2018, pseudonym: Bob).

Transmission is emulation, fertilization of the soul.

Collective film (4’11s, 2016).

In a park, games of seduction of things at pivotal moments in their lives.

Voice-over is often discouraged in academic scriptwriting textbooks, which focus on the dramatic situation rather than on an interiority considered potentially boring. And yet, many films, and even “mainstream products”, successfully use (...)

Collective film (4’22s, 2019).

They lost, or they won, they testify atypically.

How to get listening and silence in a group? Surprisingly, by going through a work on oneself the results can be spectacular. Silence is a prerequisite to listening: a false ideaWhen we address a group of people, we need silence to be able to (...)

A film by Benoît Labourdette (9’54s, 2014).

A mystery of the act of painting, unveiled with Richard Texier.

Premiere of the film “Tell me LED” (France, 2016, 65 minutes), Friday, January 8, 2016 at 20:30. Cinéma Le Méliès, 12 Place Jean Jaurès - 93100 Montreuil - France. “Mairie de Montreuil” metro station. Free admission by reservation : reservation (...)

The Swiss Foundation at the Cité Universitaire in Paris (France), proposes, run by students, regular screenings of films.February 12, 2015 meeting devoted to the decade of the Mobile Film Festival, that I presented with Patrizia De Lauretis, (...)

A film by Benoît Labourdette (6’19s, 2017).

Creation of the synthesis film of a multidisciplinary artistic intervention carried out in Choisy-le-Roi over a year, within the framework of urban renewal.

Collective film (1’37s, 2018).

Pictures escape from the books and express their desire for freedom.

Autonomous collective film (9’09s, 2019).

The camera circulates, goes from hand to hand, between boys of all ages, inviting us to share emotions, interactions, issues...

Collective film (3’05s, 2020).

Shared joy after a film session.

Video platform

On 1 April 2020, during the period of confinement in France, I opened the video contribution platform www.parmafenetre.fr..Following the numerous feedbacks I received, creating these films, as much as watching them, did a lot of good to those (...)

Newspaper article.

Interview of Benoît Labourdette on the back of the Breton newspaper Le Télégramme, about the platform By my window, by Guenaëlle Daujon..Link to the article on Le Télégramme :https://www.letelegramme.fr/france/benoit-labourdette-nous-sommes-tous-des-pra

A film by Benoît Labourdette, based on an idea by Nassera Tamer (2’25s, 2020).

Love we live it, it guides us or overwhelms us, we enjoy it or suffer from it... but by the way, what is it, exactly?

We are in a society of words, and in a society of images. Citizens have become producers and broadcasters of their images, as well as being spectators. The images and their circulations modify in depth the psychosocial dimension of our lives. (...)

“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. (...)

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