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Found Footage 1

02.05.2023 – 19.00 – Galeries

The found footage was made popular by successful horror films such as Rec or The Blair Witch Project. It also refers to a large number of fascinating documentaries or experimental films that are less known from the general public. With reels found in a flea market, CCTV footages or YouTube channels of unknown people at the other side of the planet, these images questioned and obsessed the filmmakers of the two programmes. At a time when the mass of images and videos is increasing exponentially and our exposure to them is always greater, these films enable us to think about the relationship we have with these images and videos.

The Last Days of Peter Bergmann

Ciaran Cassidy

Pays Ireland
2013 @en - 18'45'' - Couleur - Sous-titres: VO EN ST FR
In the summer of 2009, a man calling himself Peter Bergmann arrived in Sligo Town. Over his final three days, he would go to great lengths to ensure no one would ever discover who he was and where he came from.

Sur la plage de Belfast

Henri-François Imbert

Pays France
Genre Documentary
1996 @en - 39'00'' - Couleur - Sous-titres: VO /FREN ST FR
Belfast, 12 years ago, a family movie filmed at the beach. Paris, October 1994 : the desire to find this family again. A trip to Northern Ireland the day after the cease-fire. Chairman, the little girl in the movie, is now 16.

Nijuman No Borei (200 000 Phantoms)

Jean-Gabriel Périot

Pays France
2007 @en - 10'54'' - Couleur - Sous-titres: No dialogue
Illustrated by means of 600 photographs of the Gembaku Dome in Hiroshima, the history of the twentieth century files past. In 1915, the dome was a dazzling centre of elegant urban life in Japan. On 6 August 1945, the atomic bomb Little Boy brought this to a definitive end. Within one second, 78,000 people perished and the city was completely destroyed, the dome included.

A story for the Modlins

Sergio Oksman

Pays Spain
Genre Documentary
2012 @en - 26'00'' - Couleur - Sous-titres: VO EN ST FR
After appearing in the film 'Rosemary’s Baby', Elmer Modlin fled with his family to a far off country and shut himself away in a dark apartment for thirty years.