Jaquette Syndromes and a Century

001 // Syndromes and a Century

Apichatpong Weerasethakul // Thaïlande // 2006
// 105 min // Couleur // 1,85:1

In Thailand, in a country hospital, Dr Toey, a young physician, does not respond to the timid advances of a colleague. To comfort him, she tells him of her own unrequited love for a florist, an orchid specialist. In Thailand, in a sophisticated urban hospital, Toey faces the advances of the same enamored colleague. History and the film seem to repeat themselves, and yet... Introduction...

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Jaquette Images of the World and the Inscription of War // Respite

002 // Images of the World and the Inscription of War // Respite

Harun Farocki // Allemagne // 1988 et 2007
// 75 et 40 min // Couleur // 4:3 et 16:9

"One must be as wary of images as of words. Images and words are woven into discourses, networks of meanings. My path is to go in search of a buried meaning, to clear the debris that clog the images." Harun Farocki Introduction In Images of the World and the Inscription of War and Respite , Harun Farocki ponders two sets of images of the Holocaust and makes them readable by way of two...

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Jaquette David Holzman's  Diary // My Girlfriend's Wedding

003 // David Holzman's Diary // My Girlfriend's Wedding

Jim McBride // États-Unis // 1967
// 74 min // Noir et blanc // 1:33

The better to understand his life, and because, according to Godard "cinema is truth 24 times per second", David Holzman, a trainee filmmaker in the New York of the 1960s, starts a film diary. To see the film of his life will perhaps enable him to grasp its meaning. But David Holzman will quickly understand that the ubiquity of the camera in his daily life is not without influence on the...

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Jaquette Black Harvest

004 // Black Harvest

Robin Anderson & Bob Connolly // Australie // 1992
// 90 min // Couleur // 1:33

"As with a great book, we find what is at the core of humanity since Cain and Abel. Greed, jealousy, lust for power." Catherine Humblot / / Le Monde "A documentary event of extraordinary resonance." Stephen Holden / / New York Times Cinéma du Réel // Grand Prix 1992
 Best Documentary // Australian Film Institute Awards 1992 Sundance Festival// Official Selection 1993  ...

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Jaquette Mundane History

007 // Mundane History

Anocha Suwichakornpong // Thaïlande // 2010
// 82 min // Couleur // 1,85:1

In the wealthy Bangkok house he shares with his father, Ake, a young paralyzed man, is nailed to his bed. His days go by uneasily, marked by his angry silence due to dependence.  A nursing auxiliary, Pun, has been recruited to take care of him. At first, they communicate little. The young man starts to open up his heart through candid conversations. The close proximity to Pun makes Ake’s...

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Jaquette Summer of Giacomo

005 // Summer of Giacomo

Alessandro Comodin // Italie // 2011
// 78 min // Couleur // 1,85:1

It's summertime in the countryside of North-East Italy. Giacomo is a nineteen-year-old deaf boy. One day with Stefania, a friend from childhood, they go to the river to have a picnic. The two youths wander so far from the trodden paths that they finally get lost. They find themselves alone and free during an afternoon that could last the entire summer. Sensuality intermingles with their...

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Jaquette Neighbouring Sounds

008 // Neighbouring Sounds

Kleber Mendonça Filho // Brésil // 2012
// 131 min // Couleur //

At Recife,on Brazilian coast, the inhabitants of a prosperous district of Setúbal follow a quiet way of life, between small annoyances and airiness. Bia deploy some tricks for shut the neighbour's dog up, Joã o wakes up in the arms of his last night lover, Fransisco prevailing in mysterious patriarch on neighborhood, get visits from a private security company that wants to establish it...

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Jaquette Au revoir l'été

009 // Au revoir l'été

Kôji Fukada // Japon // 2013
// 126 min // Couleur // 1:33

Accompanied by Sakuko, her niece, preparing its entry to university, Mikie is back in her hometown to carry out the translation of an Indonesian novel. The summer languor in the Japanese countryside is an opportunity for Mikie to reconnect with Ukichi, an ancient lover, manager of a clandestine love hotel and for Sakuko to approach the shy Takashi, a Fukushima refugee. This summer...

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Jaquette GILLES GROULX, 6 films collection

006 // GILLES GROULX, 6 films collection

Gilles Groulx // Canada // 1960 - 1969
// Couleur // 4:3 et 16:9

GILLES GROULX, 6 films collection   Figure of the modernity of the Canadian cinema, precursor and pioneer of documentary forms, virtuoso editor, Gilles Groulx (1931-1994) signed a daring work, demanding and politic that remains to be discovered in France. He signed at the end of the 50s, with Michel Brault, The Raquetteurs (1958), founding act of cinéma-direct . Sometimes...

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Jaquette Like You Know it All

010 // Like You Know it All

Hong Sang-Soo // Corée // 2009
// 122 min // Couleur // 1,85:1

Still unknown, not rich enough and in despair about changing that, Ku Kyung-nam  cannot escape anymore the “art film director” label, even at forty years. When the Jecheon festival asked him to be a member of the jury, he accepted with an idea in mind: perhaps he will have some rewarding encounters. Though he fells asleep in front of the movies, its evenings in company of a childhood...

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Jaquette Sons of Barents

// Sons of Barents

David Kremer // France // 2015
// 75 min // Couleur // HD

Barents Sea. Arctic Circle. The endless days of summer pass. Thirty men board the Grand Hermine , the last French trawler equipped for the deep-sea fishing. They work tirelessly, facing the sea, on their own.  They purchase fish shoals, on a relentless course, every fishing season. What brings these men back to this risky life? How do they make it through, together?   //...

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Jaquette Welcome to Madagascar

012 // Welcome to Madagascar

Franssou Prenant // France // 2015
// 102 min // Couleur //

When you return to a spot you have been in the past, it always looks smaller or larger, freer or more boring than it did before. Time distorts memory. But according to Franssou Prenant, everything in Algiers is still the same, apart from possibly the colour of the fence, which has changed from blue to grey from lack of paint. It soon becomes clear that her picture of the city where she lived...

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Jaquette Spectres are haunting Europe
Spectres are haunting Europe

013 // Spectres are haunting Europe

Maria Kourkouta & Niki Giannari // France // 2016
// 99 min // Couleur // 1,85:1

The daily life of refugees (Syrian, Kurdish, Pakistani, Afghani, and other) in the camp of Idomeni. Refugees waiting in queues for food, tea and doctors; waiting to cross the border between Greece and Macedonia. One day, Europe closes its borders for them once and for all. The "residents" of Idomeni decide, in their turn, to occupy the train tracks, blocking the trains that carry goods across...

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News

More than 19 international awards for Mila Turajlic's film since the IDFA 2017, including the Objectif d’or at the Millennium Film Festival, the Fipresci Jury Award in ZagrebDox, the Special Jury Award at Salem Film Fest, the Best Editing & Sound Design Awards at the Belgrade Documentary Festival !

Congratulations to Magali Bragard and Séverine Enjolras for their film Remake of a summer rewarded by the Excellence in Visual Anthropology Award at Ethnocineca International Film Festival of Vienna 2018

 It's official, The other side of everythingby Mila Turajlic will do it's World Premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival !


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