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Thu07Feb

Filmmaking for Social Change, Pamplona

Venue: Hotel Maisonnave

7 February 2019

contenido_blanco In the first of a series of events the LIDF, together with Spanish artist Mikel Belascoain, have curated a short festival of documentaries and debates on the theme of refugees. The festival will take place in Pamplona, Spain, from the 7th February to the 8th February. Programme Run in conjunction with our new partner SOAS the workshop is designed to be a mixture of theory and practice with special emphasis on refugees, urban theory, cityscapes, and new migration. The workshop will produce 10 short films. During ...read more

Sat12Jan

London in Motion: Urban Documentary Workshop

Venue: SOAS

12 January 2019

Run in conjunction with our new partner SOAS the workshop is designed to be a mixture of theory and practice with special emphasis on refugees, urban theory, cityscapes, and new migration. The workshop will produce 10 short films. During the workshop students will learn to apply the basic principles and tools of documentary film making to research/project needs. This is an experimental course. It aims to examine how ‘thinking’ with, and ‘through’, images can produce insight with regard to certain anthropological ...read more

Wed28Mar

Callum Innes Exposed + Persona, Primary Structures + Q&A with the directors

Venue: University of London in Paris

28 March 2018 6:00 pm

Gautier Deblonde | 2017 | Scotland/France | 12 Callum Innes, born in 1962, is one of the most important Scottish minimalist painters of his generation. His paintings are created through a process of addition and subtraction, sometimes removing sections of paint from the canvases surface with turpentine. Filmed during 5 days, in silent sequence shots, we see the artist at work, in the solitude of his studio. + Mikel Belascoain & Miguel Goni Aguinaga | 2017 | Spain | 39 | Spanish w/ ...read more

Persona, Primary Structures

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Mikel Belascoain & Miguel Goni Aguinaga | | 39 mins

‘Persona’ is a documentary film directed by the Spanish artist Mikel Belascoain and the photographer Miguel Goñi Aguinaga. This movie has been filmed during the process of creation. A work inspired by the dialogue between the artist and people who suffer severe neurological diseases. This film is part of the experimental project of the same ...read more

Wed21Mar

“Who’s Afraid of Julia Kristeva?” + Q&A with Julia Kristeva

Venue: University of London in Paris

21 March 2018

Iskra Angelova | 2017 | Bulgaria | 83 | French w/ English sub-titles 1966. Bulgaria is still behind the Iron Curtain. Julia Kristeva - a young and smart student - goes to Paris on a scholarship from the French government. There she finds herself among the cream of the French intelligentsia, where she meets the leader ...read more

‘Who’s Afraid of Julia Kristeva?’

Iskra Angelova | | 83 mins

1966. Bulgaria is still behind the Iron Curtain. Julia Kristeva - a young and smart student - goes to Paris on a scholarship from the French government. There she finds herself among the cream of the French intelligentsia, where she meets the leader of the movement Tel Quel, Philippe Sollers. The two instantly fall in ...read more

Thu08Mar

Serge Klarsfeld’s Fight (Le combat de Serge Klarsfeld) + Q&A (tbc)

Venue: University of London in Paris

8 March 2018

Gloria Campana | 1995 | France | 60 | French w/ English sub-titles The Barbie, Bousquet and Papon trials and the first trials of Nazi criminals in Germany in the 1970s did not come about by accident. The determination of Serge and Béate Klarsfeld was behind all of them. Serge Klarsfeld is a lawyer, historian and ...read more

Serge Klarsfeld’s Fight

Gloria Campana | | 60 mins

The Barbie, Bousquet and Papon trials and the first trials of Nazi criminals in Germany in the 1970s did not come about by accident. The determination of Serge and Béate Klarsfeld was behind all of them. Serge Klarsfeld is a lawyer, historian and activist whose painstaking efforts and research have helped identify war criminals and ...read more

Wed14Feb

Highway Rest Stop (Des jours et des nuits sur l’aire) + Q&A with the director

Venue: University of London in Paris

14 February 2018

Isabelle Ingold | 2017 | France | 55 | French w/ English sub-titles A portrait of a motorway rest area located in the countryside of northern France. It looks like a dream, filled with the whispers thoughts and the lives of those who work here, as well as those who are just passing through. It is ...read more

Highway Rest Stop

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Isabelle Ingold | | 55 mins
Tue06Feb

Portrait of a Young Woman (Portrait d’une jeune femme) + Q&A

Venue: University of London in Paris

6 February 2018

Screening starts at 18.00 Stéphane Arnoux | 2016 | France | 80 | French w/ English sub-titles Best Documentary Feature Film, Manhattan Independent Film Festival 2016 ‘Misungui' is Marion's pseudonym. Her identity is built on sensual or startling pictures that abound on social networks. In queer Parisian circles, she is famous for her erotic and situationist performances. In ...read more

Portrait of a Young Woman

Stéphane Arnoux | | 80 mins

‘Misungui' is Marion's pseudonym. Her identity is built on sensual or startling pictures that abound on social networks. In queer Parisian circles, she is famous for her erotic and situationist performances. In "real life", the young libertarian feminist lives as a squatter, as she waits for the opportunity to carry out another self-managed project somewhere ...read more

Thu07Dec

Calais Children (French version)

Venue: ULIP

7 December 2017