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Redefining Intimacy - Nov 26 to Dec 2

Le Fils de l'épicière, le Maire, le Village et le Monde Claire Simon

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The Grocer's Son, the Mayor, the Village and the World

Claire Simon goes to Lussas, in France’s Ardèche, home to a vibrant community of documentarians. She films the creation of Tënk, an online platform for auteur documentaries. The initiative is a labour of love for the passionate and optimistic people behind it, but the process is long and arduous, as cultural projects often are. The filmmaker followed them for months, capturing their doubts and dilemmas: how do you manage everyday conflicts? Be accepted by a rural population that you aren’t part of? By the general public? Reconcile private life and professional calling? Reassure the mayor? Secure funding without making ethical compromises? A fascinating, bittersweet and insightful behind-the-scenes film. (Apolline Caron-Ottavi)

Presented in collaboration with Tënk and Cinemania

Le Fils de l'épicière, le Maire, le Village et le Monde

  • Country : France, Belgium
  • Year : 2020
  • V.O : French
  • Duration : 111 MIN
  • Cinematography : Claire Simon
  • Editing : Luc Forveille
  • Editing : Claire Simon
  • Production : Rebecca Houzel
  • Production : Madeline Robert
  • Production : Julie Freres
  • Production : Anne Phlypo
  • Production : Luc Forveille
  • Music : Nicolas Repac
Filmography of Claire Simon :

Les Bureaux de Dieu (2008)
Géographie humaine · Gare du Nord (2013)
Le Bois dont les rêves sont faits (2015)
Le Concours (2016)
Premières solitudes (2018)




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