DocumentaMadrid 2017

Paris est une fte - un film en 18 vagues

(Paris is a moveable feast - a film in 18 waves)

Sylvain George
95' / 2017 / France

A film/poem in 18 waves, featuring 18 scenes that describe Paris and its cityscape, which is traversed by a “young unaccompanied foreign minor” and shot through with terrorist attacks, white roses, a state of emergency, red, white and blue, the Atlantic Ocean and transatlantic crossings, volcanoes, beatboxing, rebellion, rage, State violence, a revolutionary song, silence and joy… nothing more than joy.

Main Festivals & Awards

Cinéma du Réel - International Competition (2017)
Festival Courtisane (2017)
It's All True. International Documentary Film Festival – International Competition (2017)
Bafici 2017- International Competition (2017)

Director's Biography

Sylvain George is a film director, writer and poet with higher level studies in philosophy, law, political science and film. He has directed documentaries and experimental films on the subjects of immigration and social movements. His films are presented on activist networks, in underground locations and at international festivals. Attention is often drawn to his collaboration with other renowned artists, in view of his work and commitment.

More information

Director:Sylvain George
Language: French
English and spanish subtitled
Screenplay: Sylvain George
Photography: Sylvain George
Edition: Sylvain George
Sound: Sylvain George, Ivan Gariel
Music: Black Justice Experiment, Bobby Schmurda, King Crew, Nick Cave...
Cast: Mohamed Camara
International Sales:
Noir Production
26 rue Damrémont
75018 Paris


Thursday 11th 22:15

Friday 12th 16:00


(Cineteca screenings only)
From 3pm on 27 April

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