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Facs of Life

DIR: Silvia Maglioni, Graeme Thomson
2009 / France, Italy, United Kingdom / 115 min

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Composed of eight interlinked plateaus, Facs of Life is a film occupying a liminal territory between documentary, fiction, essay and video art, which attempts to map molecular trajectories of life and thought beginning from a series of encounters: with the philosophy of Gilles Deleuze; with video footage of Deleuze’s courses at Vincennes (1975-76); with several of the students who attended the seminar and who appear in these images; with the woods of Vincennes where the university buildings (pulled down in 1980) once stood; with students of the new university at St. Denis and with the phantoms of revolution, both cinematic and political, that continue to haunt collective desire.

The eight plateaus each fall under a key concept-word or refrain that delineates the territory of each student’s relationship to Deleuze’s thought (their angle of approach) and the nature of the filmmakers’ encounter with them. The plateaus, while sketching a narrative of the film’s making, are designed to fold and unfold upon each other in a series of non-linear, multiple assemblages.

About

Director Silvia Maglioni, Graeme Thomson
Screenplay
Dir. of Photography Graeme Thomson
Editing Massimiliano Minissale
Music Julien Bancilhon, Nicolas Gerber, Graeme Thomson
Sound Silvia Maglioni
Duration 115 min
Year 2009
Country France, Italy, United Kingdom
Colour Colour
Tags essay, experimental, philosophical, poetic
Production Terminal Beach
Terminal Beach
Web:  cargocollective.com/terminal-beach
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Distribution
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2009 FID-Marseille, Marseille ...

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2009 FID-Marseille, Marseille (France)
2009 JIHLAVA Documentary Film Festival, Jihlava (Czech Republic)
2009 IL VENTO DEL CINEMA Film Festival, Procida (Italy)
2009 LUCCA Film Festival, Lucca (Italy)
2009 Different Directions Film Festival, Galway (Ireland)
2009 Les Instants Vidéo Film Festival, Marseille (France)
2009 Festival des Cinémas Différents, Paris (France)
2009 LUDWIG Museum, Cologne (Germany)
2010 BAFICI Independent Film Festival, Buenos Aires (Argentina)
2010 TATE Britain – Turner Prize Exhibition, London (UK)
2011 SERRALVES Contemporary Art Museum, Porto (Portugal)

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