24th Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival
A poetic documentary about the Mediterranean brings together a mosaic of images of the southern and the northern coast that the director, writer and poet Nathalie Quintane collected without traveling anywhere – they acquired them through hotel and other publicly accessible webcams. In this way, both of them walk the shores and beaches, rocks and ports, enhanced with the memories and conversations that JeanMarc shares with his son about the current problems of coastal countries. Suddenly the contrasts between the European, African and Middle Eastern shores of the sea are revealed.
"Webcam images placed around the Mediterranean Sea don’t have any deepness. They are like an ideal illusion of a unique world. A film has perhaps a chance to say it.“ J.-M. Chapoulie
biographyJean-Marc Chapoulie (1967) is a French filmmaker and video artist. During the 1990s he worked with André S. Labarthe and Janine Bazin on the collection Films of Our Time. He is also an exhibition curator. Under the pseudonym Alchimicinéma, he presents hybrid sessions - conferences and performances, screenings and installations at the same time.
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|producer:||Elisabeth Pawlowski, Elsa Minisini|
|sound:||Zoe Chalaud, Mikael Barre|