Top Ten Films + A Highlight + An Emergency.
The Three Disasters (Jean-Luc Godard)
France, 2012, 17 min
A critical visual poem in the core of the digital civilization.
Logical Song (Ange Leccia)
France, 2013, 32 min
An installation at the Mac/val, thanks to which film becomes a room for deep love.
Get All From That Ant? (Anthony Stern)
UK, 2013, 80 min
Portrait of London 1950-1975, in still pictures, film and video, by a great artist who lived, looed and worked at the core of the pop culture genesis.
That Guy – Aquele Cara (Dellani Lima)
Brazil, 2013, 19 min
It’s nothing: in direct cinema, some hours in the life of Jonnata Doll, ragazzo and leader of a band in Fortaleza, Brazil
It’s everything : the richness, depth, explosions and funny speeds of a psychic life, the paths of creation, and how a true poet mutates the industrial products into precious songs of life.
Federsee (John Skoog)
Sweden/Germany, 2013, 8 min
“A film that looks at the traditional folklore surrounding the celebration of Fasnet in the small Schwabian town of Bad Buchau which is haunted by the violent story of a father drowning his family in the nearby lake, Federsee. ‘Leave to us Germans the horrors of delerium, the dreams of feverishness and the kingdom of ghosts. Germany is a country which suits old witches, dead bears' skins, golems of each sex...’ Heinrich Heine, Die Romantische Schule II, 1833” (John Skoog).
The Costel Pendulum – Le pendule de Costel (Pilar Arcila)
France, 2013, 68 min
In black and white S8 and video color, a depiction of and by the Rom themselves of their daily life, this old nomadic life that Europa never succeeded to fully admit.
The Silent Majority Speaks (Bani Khoshnoudi)
Iran, 2010, 94 min
In the great tradition of Armand Mattelart’s The Spiral or René Vautier’s Frontline, a deep political analysis of one century of revolt and repression in Iran, and the various roles of images in this collective history. Clandestinely made and signed by “The Silent Collective”, the film was finally publicly released only in 2013.
Thailand, 2012, 176 min
Shakespeare is born again thanks to the translation and adaptation of Ing K, he suddenly becomes a great weapon in the struggle against the Thai dictatorship.
By Mati Diop, France, 2013, 45 min
Entire renewal of the form of a film portrait, as Innisfree by José Luis Guerin was for his time.
Leviathan (Verena Paravel and Lucien Castaing-Taylor)
Sea, 2012, 87 min
A turning point in the history of cinematic depiction, liberated from a human point of view.