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Entertainment Paris: a wild screening interrupted by the police

03:05  27 october  2020
03:05  27 october  2020 Source:   leparisien.fr

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La Société des réalisateurs de films a projeté un film en plein air pour manifester leur inquiétude quant aux conséquences du couvre-feu sur le cinéma et la vie culturelle. © LP / Olivier Corsan The Society of Film Directors has screened an open-air film to express their concern about the consequences of the curfew on cinema and cultural life.

“Cut! Usually, on a movie set, it is the director who has full authority over this formula. But this Monday evening at 8:20 p.m., boulevard de Rochechouart, in the 18th arrondissement of Paris, the order came from a police patrol, quickly reinforced by a dozen cars. Gathered on the central reservation, in front of the La Cigale concert hall, whose facade resembles furiously, in this night which preludes the tenth day of the curfew, to a vast white screen, a hundred people, all filmmakers adhering to the Society of Film Directors (SRF) express their annoyance.

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“A political act, certainly, but poetic and joyful”

The SRF, which intends to “defend artistic freedoms, moral and professional and economic interests of cinematographic creation”, was born in 1968. A date with overtones of revolt, it could not be more symbolic since the film which was offered "with the means at hand", baffles hanging from the tree trunks, projector hoisted on a high stepladder, was a black and white medium-length film by Jean Vigo, " Zero de conduct ”, shot in the winter of 1933. The 44-minute long work tells of the radical revolt of the students at a boarding school. She was immediately censored and did not get her exit visa until… 1946.

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“It's an idea born collectively on evening of the announcement of the curfew ”, observes Elise ( the first name has been changed to ) who, without questioning the need for the fight against Covid-19, wonders about the motivations she suspects“ more safe than sanitary ”. And to add: “Theaters and cinemas are not clusters”. The decision was taken to respond with "a political act, certainly, but poetic and joyful". Problem: even if the Cinema Mission of the City of Paris had been informed of this process, without the possibility of producing a concrete authorization, it came up against the contingencies of the law.

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