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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 (...)

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 (...)

(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 (...)

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

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 (...)

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

Speaking words is like drawing your own life line.

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 (...)

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 (...)

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, (...)

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 (...)

Interview of Benoît Labourdette by Jean-Yves de Lépinay (11’37s, 2020).

Sharing examples of audiovisual creation workshops conducted in the spirit of cultural rights: moving from “participation” to “interaction.”This trust we choose to put in others is a risk we take, it changes us. We take the risk of being able to (...)

What’s the point of culture? What is cinema? Will we go back to cultural places? Is it necessary to rethink cultural proposals in order to adapt them? But adapt them to what and how? These are fundamental questions that are being asked today by (...)

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. (...)

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