2012 | 52 min | black & white - color | 1.33:1
english, japanese and french without subtitles | stereo
"Things that are useless now but arouse a fond memory of the past."
Fragments of a journey, fragments of Time, fragments of memories, places, ephemeral moments, images and sounds, faces, useless details…
A descent into the depths of Tokyo’s night, the abstraction of its noises, dancing with its shadows.
→ watch the film through the website Dérives.
※ Special premiere at Uplink Factory, Tokyo, on April 7, 2013.
2014 | 15 min 25 sec | color | 1.77:1 | french, picard
Prelude to a portrait of Jean-Pierre Facquier, ch’l’eintailleu (wood carver) in the Saint-Leu district of Amiens: a free mind self-removed from social determinism, who gives new life to wood through constant dialogue, both with nature and his alter ego, the puppet Lafleur...
2017 | 31 min | color - black & white | 1.77:1 | stereo
Sightings of Loren Connors. To graze against the pulsations of time, to feel matter, to linger on the imperceptible frailty of gesture...
※ Official selection at the Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin, Berlin (2019).
※ Official selection at the Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin, Paris (2019).
※ World Premiere at the 28th FID Marseille (2017).
2015 | 4 min | black & white | 1.77:1 | sound | stereo
with Junko Hiroshige
Fragment from a recording session...
to record the moment...
※ Official selection at the 16th International festival of experimental video Images contre nature (2016).
Of her Kingdom
2019 | 10 min 30 sec | black & white | 1.33:1 | japanese
To evoke the other’s absence, from the vantage point of her Kingdom - disoriented memories, fragmented gestures and sounds, fleeting moments...
※ Official selection at the 10th Alchemy Film and Moving Image Festival, Scotland (2020).
※ Official selection at the 4th "The Unforeseen" International Experimental Film Festival, Serbia (2019).
※ World Premiere at the 23rd Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival (2019).
2015 | 30 min | black & white | 1.77:1 | french | stereo
"One evening I sat Beauty on my knees – And I found her bitter – And I reviled her."
Fragments from a portrait of Jean-Louis Costes - sincere artist, versatile designer, poet of excess -, a man forever atoning his anguish through singing, performance, drawing and writing...
※ Screened at the 21st edition of the international film festival Les Écrans Documentaires (2017).
※ Official selection at the 22nd edition of L’Étrange Festival (2016).
※ Official selection at the 8th edition of the film festival Partie(s) de Campagne (2015).
2016 | 20 min | color - black & white | 1.77:1 | japanese
"The animal looks at us. We are naked before it."
December 21, 2015. The image of a fox was captured by a camera inside the unit 2 building at Fukushima No.1 nuclear power plant...
※ Special mention at the Tokyo Documentary Film Festival, Japan (2018).
※ Official selection at the Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin, Berlin (2018).
※ Official selection at the Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin, Paris (2018).
※ Official selection at the 15th edition of the international film festival Signes de Nuit (2017).
The other side of the skin
2017 | 31 min | color | 1.33:1 | japanese | stereo
Yuri Ishida imagines dolls and objects, manipulates fibers and fabrics, weaves sounds, caresses space, grazing fragile metamorphoses with her fingertips...
The Peony’s Whisper
2016 | 65 min | color | 1.33:1 | japanese | stereo
"The essential characteristic of the image is its presentness."
Details from a portrait of Akira Naka, through the otherness of image and speech; broken up memory, fragmented time, reminiscences of places, moments, faces and bodies, during a back-and-forth between the recollections of a child and the aspirations of a man in his fifties...
※ Official selection at the 19th Festival Cinéma de la Paix?, Tunisia (2019).
※ Official selection at the 51st edition of the Sitges Film Festival, Spain (2018).
※ Official selection at the 5th edition of the Festival du Film de Fesses, Paris (2018).
※ Special premiere at Uplink Factory, Tokyo, on April 10, 2016.
2019 | 2 min 45 sec | color | 1.33:1 | mandarin | mono
Indolence - in nine pictures.
※ Official selection at the Portland Underground Film Festival, USA (2020).
※ Official selection at La Buissonière Film Festival, France (2019).
※ Official selection at the 15th Curta 8 - Festival Internacional de Cinema Super 8 de Curitiba, Brasil (2019).
※ Official selection at the This is not a robot film festival, Greece (2019).
※ Official selection at the Saigon Experimental Film Festival II, Vietnam (2019).