Le Lieu (Quebec)
September, 11 and 18

An invitation by Richard Martel
Two screening programs by two siblings festivals based on the two shores of the Mediteranean: FIAV (Video art Festival in Casablanca) and Instants Vidéo (Marseille). The films we chose tell us something about the contemporary days of the region (Algeria, Egypt, Morocco, Syria, Tunisia, Irak, Qatar, Lebanon, Palestine).

Programme 1 (50’40)
The future (3’59 – 2014) / Gouri Mounir (Algeria)
Sonata (10’06 – 2018) / Randa Megahed (Egypt)
A Breath into a Hole (21’10 – 2021) / Charbel Samuel Aoun (Lebanon)
Libération (1’14 – 2015) / Khadija Elabyad (Moroco)
Polyphonie Poétique Urbaine (Ramallah) (9’41 – 2011) / Marc Mercier (France) & Kefah Fanni (Palestine)
We teach life, Sir (4’30 – 2011) / Rafeef Ziadah (Palestine/UK)


Programme 2 (49’21)
Chic point (Fashion for israeli checkpoints) (7′ – 2003) / Sharif Waked (Palestine)
La mémoire brodée (4’32 – 2017) / Khadija El Abyad (Moroco) 
Damage de Rania Stephan (2’ – 2009) (Lebanon)
Je ne sais pas (5’04 – 2002) / Abdallah Zrika & Marc Mercier (Moroco/France)
Across the moon (11’30 – 2017) / Mounir Fatmi (Maroc)
Falcon (3’59 – 2017/18) / Yaser Rahhal (Syria – Qatar) 
Baghdad Photographer (3’16 – 2017) / Mejd Hameed (Iraq) 
Searching for Abbas Kiarestami (12’ – 2015/16) / Mohamad & Ahmad Malas (Syria– France)


Aix-en-Provence Art School
Rue Emile Tavan
November, 3

06.00pmAvis de passage (71’)
Aeternus Amor (5’16 – 2020) / Silvia de Gennaro (Italy) 
Pour Martin Creed (3’29 – 2020) / Michel Amaral & Audrey Barthes (USA-France & Portugal-France)
L’esprit des cochons (1’37 – 2020) / Zé Armando (Brazil)
Histoire plaquée (7’25 – 2020) / François Németa (France)
Domino ah! oh! (3’09 – 2020) / Louis-Michel de Vaulchier (France)
Hélios (1’39 – 2019) / Stéphen Urani (France) 
El octavo año (2’04 – 2020) / Teyé (South Corea – Spain)
Scratch & Feedback (1’ – 2019) / Emma Roufs & Tim Gowdy (Canada)
Ritournelles (3’05 – 2019) / Michèle Lorrain (Canada) 
La mariée dérobée (un essai jamais concluant) (42’10 – 2016) / Marc Mercier & Pascale Pilloni (France)

Vidéodrome 2
49 cours Julien Marseille 6e
November, 5

18h Act 1 (44’35)
Nous resterons sauvages (8’55 – 2020) / Myriam Crampes (France)
[SELF] INSERTIONS | Alteridad (3’20 – 2016/17) / Isabel Pérez del Pulgar & José Cruzio (Portugal)
14,4V17.11. (4’ – 2019) / Vladimir Turner (Czech Republic)
O Homem-Banda / L’Homme-Orchestre (3’40 – 2002) / Vicente Duque Estrada (Brazil)
Deltas (24’12 – 2020) / Florence Girardeau (France)
19h Act 2 (35’)
Au milieu de ville il y avait le désert (12’20 – 2010) / Gaël Marsaud & Joachim Gatti (France)
Enquête sur des disparitions ( 21’55 – 2019) / Marc Mercier (France)

IMFRTS
13 rue Chappe Marseille 4e
November, 9 

Pannel discussion Social work, cultural work, artistic work: can they mach sometimes?

05.00 to 07.00pm: with
Catherine Perret  (philosopher and psychoanalist, wrote on Walter Benjamin, Marcel Duchamp and Fernand Deligny).
Charbel Samuel Aoun (artist from Lebanon, author of the video A Breath into a Hole  (2021) filmed after Beyrouth explosion on August, 4, 2020 ) Sandra Iché   (artist choreographer, performer in the association Wagons Libres)
Tiffanie Taveau (in charge of the relations with audiences and of the project The programm’actors for les Instants Vidéo)
Moderator : Yves Lacascade (researcher at IMFRTS) and Marc Mercier (Artistic director of Les Instants Vidéo and President of REF)

MILAN [.BOX] Videoart project space 
November, 10 to 25

Love Fugitif (2’46 – 2020) / Cecelia Chapman (USA)
Ballad for time (6’12 – 2020) / Maíra Ortins (Brazil)
“Value”: boolean (2’50 – 2019 ) Stuart Pound (GB)
To be a Ghost (1’37 – 2014 ) / Stuart Pound (GB)
Unfassbar Zeit/ Inconceivable Time (3’17 – 2020) / Irena Paskali (Macedonia / Germany)
Laps Dogs (8’ – 2021) / Danila Lipatov (Russia)
Chatbot Dialogs (5’ – 2020) / Marina Landia (Germany)
Crossing the line – King Neptune (12’ – 2021) / Agustina Fioretti (Argentina)
In Her Dreams (11’54 – 2012) / Mozhgan Erfani (Iran – France) 
Maze (2’21 – 2020) / Mohamed Ezzat Sayed (Egypt) 
Hacer y Deshacer: Poemas desde adentro ≠1 Radioterapia (1’03 – 2019) / Alexandra Gelis (Colombia / Venezuela) 
An Apology to Elephants (4’25 – 2019) / Anna Parisi (USA) 
Bomba, lluvia y descarga (Estoy buscando a Puerto Rico) (6’30 – 2017) / Hermanos Negroni (Juan Alberto Negroni & Iván Antonio Negroni) (Porto Rico) 
Comme tous les garçons (9’20 – 2021) / Morisha Moodley (GB)

Visual Container TV  
Novembre, 10 to December, 16

The encoffiner of data (10’ – 2021) Gao Wenqian (China – France)
Propaganda Office ( 4’07 – 2021) / Obsessive Possessive Aggression (Macedonia)
The Angry Sleeper (2’18 – 2020) / Stuart Pound (GB)
I can only say I understand how you feel (5’03 – 2015) / Joep Vossebeld (Netherlands) 
Death dance (1’ – 2018) / Fran Orallo (Scotland)
Monoton Blues (3’40 – 1961) / Kessler Sisters (Germany)
A Separation (3’55 – 2019) / Mateo Vargas (USA)
Visual Notes in Berlin (4’55 – 2017) / Alex Bodea (Roumania / Germany)
Silent Noise (5’29 – 2020) / Tamara Lai (Italie – Belgique)
Parle (3’23 – 2016) / Charles Pennequin (France)
Olympe said to me : I didn’t loose my head (4’40 – 2018) / Virginie Foloppe (France) 
Durmientes (le battement de la forêt) (5’24 – 2019) / Isabel Pérez del Pulgar (Spain / France)
Espasmos climáticos (7’59 – 2020) / Laura y Sira Cabrera (Spain)
Bloodshed (9’16 – 2020) / Parya Vatankhah (France – Iran)

Festival d’Art Vidéo de Casablanca (FIAV)
Novembre, 23 to 27

Program 1 Institut Français
To re-invent Beauty
Mort, la vie te guette ! (78’ – 2020) / Pierre Carrelet & Marc Mercier (France)
Program 2
Bellevue (7’ – 2020) / Susanne Wiegner (Germany)
A Breath into a Hole (21’10 – 2021) / Charbel Samuel Aoun (Lebanon)
Paso Galope (7’21 – 2014/18) / Carolina Saquel (Chile – France)
Un goût d’encre dans la bouche – l’Incise du mimosa (12’27 – 2021) / Pascale Pilloni (France)
Des – ailés (11’36 – 2021) / Pierre Carrelet (France)
Monoton Blues (3’40 – 1961) / Kessler Sisters (Germany)
Au passage, le degré zéro de la quiétude (10’ – 2021) / Pierre Carrelet & Marc Mercier (France)

Buenos Aires / Centro Cultural San Martin
November, 29 to December, 3

The 34th Instants Vidéo celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Video Bardo festival
Poetry is the act that generates new realities
Somewhere Eternity (5’36 – 2011) / Pierre Carrelet (France)
Yesterday’s Tomorrow Morning (8’08 – 2021) Susanne Wiegner (Germany)
M 4 2   O r i o n (4’28 – 2021) / Inés Wickmann (Colombia – France)
Love Fugitif (2’46 – 2020) / Cecelia Chapman (USA)
Val (2’ – 2021) / Milan Zulic (Switzerland)
Ballad for time (6’12 – 2020) / Maíra Ortins (Brazil)
Will (a love story) (4’15 – 2021) / Laurel Beckman (USA)
The Angry Sleeper (2’18 – 2020 ) / Stuart Pound (GB)
The symphony of disharmony (5’ – 2019) / Vasilis Karvounis (Greece)
La postura de la vida e una postura politica (28’ – 2004) / Marc Mercier (France)