Films / Rives
France | Narrative Feature | 2011 | 78
Director: Armel Hostiou
French, Czech, Urdu w/English subtitles
Paris, a pivotal day lived by Bianca, Thalat and Pierre. Three characters with Paris being the fourth woven together by Hostieu’s senusally charged cinematography and editing. Meanings are derived more from what is unsaid than what is said.
First screened at Cannes festival in their ACID program.
Filmmaker Armel Hostiou will be present. Q&A moderated by Anthony Grudin, Assist Professor of Art History at UVM.
Armel Hostiou is an internationally known and award winning experimental filmmaker and video artist. After graduating from La fémis film school in Paris, Hostiou began directed short films. Several of them won awards at international festivals in places such as San Francisco (Metacafe Audience Award 2008), Tel Aviv (Best Experimental Film 2004) or Munich (Audience Award 2006). He also directed some music videos,for French and American bands such as Babx (Warner Music), Toma Fetermix (Orfila) and David M. Stith (Asthmatic Kitty). In the last few years he has also developed video art projects, directing experimental films and creating installations.