21 Apr 08 00:00 |
Vooruit, Sphinx, ...,Gent
Ben Rivers, Luke Fowler, Manon de Boer, Neil Beloufa, Sofie Benoot, Yoon Sung-a,...
Courtisane presents thematic compilations of fiction, documentaries and experimental work . Featuring new work by renowned visual artists and film directors (Manon de Boer, Luke Fowler and Thomas Köner) and promising young artists (Neil Beloufa, Sofie Benoot and Yoon Sung-A). You’ll see versatile artists exploring the limits and reinventing existing genres. The festival focuses on enthusiastic storytellers who have developed their own visual imagery. Get ready for some truly refreshing artists! At this edition of Courtisane, British film director Ben Rivers is placed centrally. Rivers is the co-founder of the Brighton Cinematheque and has been making movies since 1999. His recent works are mysterious impressionist films in which loners, abandoned places and memory play the leading roles. For Courtisane, Ben Rivers will present his own work while also introducing you to his favourite artists