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Blu-ray discs specifically designed for theatrical release. The heritage of Jacques Tati in digitalThe films of my uncle, founded in 2000 by Jérôme Deschamps and Macha Makeïeff to restore and distribute the films of Jacques Tati, now broadcasts (...)

Definitions of the cultural institution and the cultural milieu (text written in 2006).Here is my vision, personal and subjective, on which I base my assumptions: ’Cultural institution’ means any organization, association, small or large (...)

Essay, by Emmanuel Vergès

In the construction of cultural proposals, focus attention on the lived and shared experience. Short essay on the philosophy of action and the function of art.Benoît Labourdette’s work, between By my window and street projections, makes me think (...)

Screening of « Staff room », a film by Benoît Labourdette (2’10, 2012).“Kino”, organized by Christophe Gauthier in Gap (association “The Cat in the teapot”) proposed its first edition, november 30, (...)

On the theme of musical cinema, a night walk in Valencia, to discover new and surprising works on the city walls. And then, on some films, viewers were invited to make the music live!To close the International Festival of Screenwriters, on 6 (...)

Retrospective of short films by Benoît Labourdette.The Festival Takavoir in Niort, is a “child” of the Pocket Films Festival. I had advised its founder, Guyome Simonnet, before its creation in 2009. In 2013, this is the fourth edition of the (...)

Loop video by Benoît Labourdette (5’40s, 2000).

Speaking words is like drawing your own life line.

Screening of film “The imprisoned teenager”, by Benoît Labourdette (2’24s, 2009) under the theme “Should not.”

Post-confinement cultural action project.

Itinerant projections on city walls, in the neighbourhood around a cinema, to experience again the happiness of shared projection, without any fear of health, thanks to the outside and the easy respect of social distancing. The film is also an (...)

(text written in 2006, before the advent of social networks and cultural proposals such as the Arte website for example) New Internet IssuesThe Internet is no longer a showcase, the Internet has become a (real) space of sociality. There are (...)

A film by Benoît Labourdette (2’56s, 2017).

When the intimate poetry becomes public.

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. (...)

I developed concepts of filmmaking workshops with handheld cameras to every kind of audiences including teenagers. Very effective, creative, rewarding for young people, so constructive, yet very fun. This is a practice that I change as and when (...)

I’ve directed six feature films. They are singular films, each made with an atypical approach. They are shown publicly from time to time, in a dimension of exceptional encounter, as is that with a live performance. They can be viewed in their (...)

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