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En español

LIMA INDEPENDIENTE 2017: PARIS EST UNE FÊTE – UN FILM EN 18 VAGUES DE SYLVAIN GEORGE

Por José Sarmiento Hinojosa

Paris est une fête – Un film en 18 vagues es un logro en sí mismo, ya que muestra que las herramientas expresivas del documental experimental de George están lejos de agotarse. La elección de fotografía en video, que gravita en los detalles físicos únicos de sus personajes es revisitado, y muestra al cuerpo como un lienzo de sufrimiento, lucha y búsqueda de identidad (con el bienvenido regreso de las manos humanas en pantalla).

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Cinéma du Réel

CINÉMA DU REÉL 2017: PARIS EST UNE FÊTE – UN FILM EN 18 VAGUES

By José Sarmiento Hinojosa

The apparatus of resistance and its relentless mechanism in an era of crisis has already been explored in Sylvain George’s Vers Madrid: The Burning Bright, a slow burner of political uprise and class struggle on the Madrid revolts of 2011 and 2012. And while the immediate consequences of political civil organization might not be instantly apparent, the sense of general malaise in a population pushed to the verge of self suffocation was absolutely palpable, and the film turned a hopeful eye in the light of civilian organization capabilities.

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Q&A

Q&A: SYLVAIN GEORGE

By José Sarmiento y Mónica Delgado

The mastermind behind the dyptich “Qu’ils Reposent En Révolte (Des Figures De Guerre)” and “Les Éclats (Ma Gueule, Ma Révolte, Mon Nom)” has just released his new documentary “Vers Madrid” in which he returns to the social problems of the new Europe, now focusing in the 15-M movement in Spain. He shared some words about it and his body of work with Desistfilm.

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En español

PANORAMA: VERS MADRID BY SYLVAIN GEORGE

By José Sarmiento Hinojosa

After following illegal immigrants for three years in Calais, Sylvain George‘s work came to an initial praise among film critics: In fact,his diptych Qu’ils Reposent En Révolte (Des Figures De Guerre) and Les Éclats (Ma Gueule, Ma Révolte, Mon Nom), two films best understood as a single, individual work, were essential as pure depictions of the human factor that these wondering undocumented citizens represented, the whole issue of immigration put under a magnifying glass.

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