1- With the boys
No doubt we will quickly tire of variations on the subject of confinement, but the nosy spirit, caught in the counter-shock of prophylactic immobility, falls as if by chance or by miracle on A love song, Jean Genet’s only film in 1950, filmed notably on the first floor of the Cabaret la Rose rouge. Sexual parade walled in between two jailers and a maton, entirely spun in a vertigo of homo excitement where the separation walls are kissed and banged with dicks. The soundtrack of the version available for free access on the site (and a gold mine of thousands of free content of all kinds) OpenCulture is signed by the Englishman Simon Fisher Turner (author of musics for Derek Jarman) and very beautiful for at least twenty minutes (after that it spoils a little…). D.P.
Photo Documentary on the big screen
A love song of Jean Genet
2- With a robot fan
In a deserted Palais Garnier – grouped effect of a poorly digested pension reform and a virus more devastating than it seemed – a humanoid robot takes care of the heritage while awaiting return to Earth – or resuscitation services – subscribers. A spitting copy of his ancestor C3-P0, his function as a zealous maintenance agent also ties him to Wall-E, by the melancholy and the care he takes to dust the empty galleries of the Opera, as much as by his taste for the arts: post-war American musicals excited the Pixar robot, a romantic ballet given by the hologram of the star dancer Amandine Albisson ends here this very short film by Ugo Bienvenu (notably author of the excellent comic strip System preference at Denoël Graphic) and Félix de Givry (actor and director, he played the leading role in Eden by Mia Hansen Love) for collection 3e Scene from the Paris Opera, now rich with around sixty original works. E.B.
The Interview by Ugo Bienvenu & Félix de Givry. Photo OnP. Pelléas Films
3- With children
Hypnotize children with short virtuoso animated films? This is the project proposed by the Pompidou center with “My eye”, a web series for brats from 5 years old. Launched in 2015, it is at its 174e episode and appears online every Wednesday. The Pompidou center website presents the last ten episodes. The program promises to “Get into the art and creation of today” in ten minutes flat. Guided by a narrator who presents small animation clips, each episode delves into textures, effects, colors of very different directors. We observe a fire, water, characters, flowers, post-it notes which spit out others with many graphic effects. Sometimes contemplative and sometimes dynamic, the episodes explore the vast digital visual palette and the montage rocks while bringing the view. Hypnotic effect observed on adults too. C.Me.
Image Center Pompidou – 2020
My eye at Centre Pompidou
4- With a partygoer in need of a club
Among the pretty things to see and listen to “Hallo Montag”, the Arte Concert afters program captured at Ipse, the famous Spree flight club in Berlin, there is this live from Finnish veterans Jimi Tenor and Freestyle Man. The first is a famous funk man in Helsinki, capable of thundering afrobeat as much as evil industrial pop; the second has been engaged in the universalist trendy deep house for more than two decades on the Puu label, directed by Tenor himself. Saxophones, flute and garage song straight from a record of New York house house nineties electrify this long jam at the reboot, filmed outdoors and in the early morning in the carefree Berlin of last summer. It sounds weird, but it feels good. O.L.
Photo Arte Concert
Jimi Tenor and Freestyle Man on arte.tv
5- With time, a lot of time
This is a non-binding recording of shows, which is preferably broadcast on the big screen in the living room. We can start it at 10 a.m., let it run, it will stop around 6 p.m., leaving you completely free to go and take your temperature ten times. On the screen, the madman Pierre Mifsud encourages you to come and go. Insofar as the aim of the game of his “Conferences of Things”, an eight-hour theatrical performance, is to digress skillfully over everything and nothing, but with a degree of encyclopedic precision applied without discrimination to parochial art as to the composition of the kiwi’s hairy skin, you will catch it at the next turn. Especially since it is less his stories than the comic goldsmithing of his character that heals us, that of the learned teacher astounded by knowledge, to whom we should have entrusted all the devices “my class at home”. E.B.
Photo 2b company
Conference of things of Pierre Mifsud
A love song of Jean Genet on openculture.com
The Interview ofUgo Welcome and Félix de Givry on operadeparis.fr
My eye at Centre Pompidou on centrepompidou.fr
Jimi Tenor and Freestyle Man on arte.tv
Conference of things of Pierre Mifsud on 2bcompany.ch