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27th Festival Les Instants Vidéo

 

For a free circulation of bodies and desires

1) More and more walls are built between those who have (nearly) everything and those who have (nearly) nothing.
2) Misogyny and homophobia (even hidden behind with a good conscience) are walls erected between bodies and desires...

 

The event is made of different spaces of time, in Friche la Belle de Mai in Marseilles in November 2014. The international Encounters will take place November 7th to 11th. This central part of the event welcome more and more spectators, in a space we try to make as friendly as possible. The exhibition of video installations will last until November 30th.

 

 

EXHIBITION OF VIDEO INSTALLATIONS

Schizophrenia Taïwan 2.0

14 installations by 14 artists from the media arts scene from Taiwan. (2nd & 3rd floor Tour Panorama, November 7th to 30th)

 

Bodies and desires

15 installations by 14 international artists (Germany, Brazil, Finland, France, Hungary, Japan, Pakistan, Palestine, Portugal, USA)(Studio & Cartonnerie November 7th to 15th)

+ 1 installation by Nicolas Clauss (Vitrine Espace Culture, 6th to 30)

 

PERFORMANCES

7 performances/Actions/Lectures by international artists (Belgium, Canada ,France, Malta, Syria)(Cartonnerie 7th to 11th)

 

INTERNATIONAL SCREENINGS

159 Video by international artists dealing in a poetical way about the free circulation of bodies and desires, coming for 44 countries (South Africa, Algeria, Germany, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, China, Cyprus,Colombia, Denmark, Egypt, Equator, Finland, France, Ghana, Great Britain, Greece, India, Iran, Israel, Italy, Japan, Lebanon, Morocco, Pakistan, Palestine, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tunisia, Ukraine, USA, Venezuela. (Cartonnerie 7th to 11th)

 

with escapades

to Vidéodrome November 20th and 27th (18 video) and 4 screenings for young spectators in October and November (52 video);

in the Gallery [.BOX] in Milano (Italy) November 7th to 13th (8 video)

on the WEB TV Visual Container November 13th to December 10th (15 video)

a total of 252 video art works out of of 1386 received for the selection


 

SPECIAL ENCOUNTERS

Monday, November 10th, from 9.30am to 11pm, will be a special day for debates, encounters, screenings, performances, on the theme of the circulation of bodies and desires,

co-organised with REF (France Euromed Network) and the group “Thoughts and practices” initiated by the René Seydoux Foundation.

A day shared with international artists, academics, professionals and users of associations working on issues as immigration, refugees, homosexualities, transgender, transsexuality..

From Palestine to Africa

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Day 4 and it had two distinct themes - the Palestinian/Israeli issue and Africa in all its glory. Things sometime happen to me that seem too coincidental. I was traveling by Peoplemover to see two films about Palestine and then suddenly noticed the Durban Holocaust Centre. I've been trying to find it for years and then it just pops up. Maybe it was a sign... 5 Broken Cameras is an intensely personal documentary made by a resident of Bil'in called Emad Burnat , who started filming his life, t...

Encounters Call for Submission - NEW DEADLINE 8 JUNE

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ENCOUNTERS SHORT FILM AND ANIMATION FESTIVAL (18 – 23 SEPTEMBER) CALL FOR ENTRIES 2012 - NEW DEADLINE 8 JUNE The Encounters team couldn't help getting a little distracted by the Jubilee bank holiday celebrations which took place in the UK during the last few days. As we wouldn't want anyone to miss out, we've decided to give a few extra days for you to submit your films to us. You can now submit until 5pm on Friday 8 June.   Why Submit? Encounters is one of the bes...

Call for Submissions 2012 - NEW DEADLINE 8 JUNE

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ENCOUNTERS SHORT FILM AND ANIMATION FESTIVAL (18 – 23 SEPTEMBER) CALL FOR ENTRIES 2012 - NEW DEADLINE 8 JUNE The Encounters team couldn't help getting a little distracted by the Jubilee bank holiday celebrations which took place in the UK during the last few days. As we wouldn't want anyone to miss out, we've decided to give a few extra days for you to submit your films to us. You can now submit until 5pm on Friday 8 June.   Why Submit? Encounters is one of the bes...

ENCOUNTERS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS 2010 – EARLY BIRD DEADLINE

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  ENCOUNTERS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS 2010 – EARLY BIRD DEADLINE Powered by Yousendit   This is just a gentle reminder that Encounters International Film Festival’s Early bird submission prices end on Monday 31st May.  After this date the cost of DVD entries will rise from £20 to £25.   However, we are still offering filmmakers the opportunity to submit their films digitally to us for the reduced price o...

Line up 11th Encounters SA Documentry Film Festival 2009

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Already confirmed for this year's festival.   International Films   Waltz with Bashir  (Oscar Nominee & Golden Globe Winner) Rough Aunties (Sundance Winner) Defamation (Sundance Winner) Youssou N'Dour: I Bring What I Love. Afghan Star Slaves Tyson ( Won the Regard Knockout Award at Cannes) Encounters at the end of the world (Werner Herzog) Who killed Maggie? Freddy Ilanga: Che's Swahili Translator ...

New Festival Date's and Location

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The11th Encounters South African International Documentary Festival will be held in Cape Town ONLY from the 2nd – 19th July 2009. The reason for not hosting the Festival in Gauteng this year is that we have received limited funding this year. This is as a result of the current global financial crisis and the crisis in the local film industry. The brand of the Festival will remain the same, with an exciting line-up of local and international films already programm...

Babelgum launches dedicated Encounters Festival channel on platform

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9am GMT on Wednesday 21st November content from this year’s Encounters film festival became available to anyone in the world with a PC and a broadband connection. Babelgum, the next generation global internet TV network, is bringing a selection of the world’s talent in short film to your home, hotel room, or wherever you are with access to the internet through a dedicated Encounters channel on the platform. Encounters is the leading UK Short Film Festival and will be showing 187 fil...
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