Since it was created 30 years ago, the Cinéma du Réel has become the outstanding international documentary film festival in France. Open to a wide diversity of writing, forms, and ideas, it now gathers a faithful, curious and broad-based public.
Festival screenings at: the Centre Pompidou, the Centre Wallonie-Bruxelles, the MK2 Beaubourg film theatre, the Paris City Hall and several other theatres in the Ile-de- France area.
A Thousand Places
With the disorientation of contemporary geography, the “A Thousand Places” programme proposes a journey through some twenty films. A subjective journey that leads us to rethink how the world is written, as well as our relationship with it. Topographical films where the filmmakers stroll, cross, walk, stay a while, live, come and go. Some of them even return, fly over, stay until they have exhausted a place… Movements echoed by a question: how does one inhabit the movement of the world? With films from Danielle Huillet and Jean-Marie Straub, Pier Paolo Pasolini, Robert Kramer…