TUESDAY 14 FEBRUARY
:: 18h-21h - Opening
THURSDAY 16 FEBRUARY
«Botanical ballet. On Jean Comandon’s cinema»
Bibliothèque nationale de France site François Mitterrand
:: 2.30pm - study afternoon. Jean Comandon’s work. Origines and actuality of the time-lapse
:: 6.30pm - film screenings accompanied by music, with Benoît Alziary (vibraphone)
The French film archives of the CNC, Paris Diderot University and the Bibliothèque nationale de France organise a study day focusing on the pioneer of scientific cinema Jean Comandon. In particular, great importance will be accorded to the impressive films created by the cinematographer on the development of plants in the beginning of the 1930s. This study day will be followed by the screening of films restored by the French film archives, accompanied by live music.
Participants : Roxane Hamery, Thierry Lefebvre, Béatrice de Pastre and others to be confirmed.
WEDNESDAY 29 FEBRUARY
:: 12.30am-2pm - Midideux "Devil in the box"
For this session of Midideux (encounters with the students of University Paris Diderot) Julie Ramage with the collaboration of Sylla Saint-Guily proposes an intervention through photography and practice in the exhibition Innerspace - Jean Comandon / David Douard on the camera obscura and its illusions : mental images, images of the devil.
THURSDAY 1 MARCH
:: 7pm- Concert : The Seawolves
Experimental music evening, including a screening of original films by Jean Comandon in 16mm.
WEDNESDAY 14 MARCH
Paris Diderot University Amphi 7C
:: 6pm - screening of Science! On tourne (2011), followed by a discussion
:: 6.30pm - screening of The Fantastic Voyage (1966)
In the first part of the programme, a film concerning scientific research, directed by students of the Master
in Scientific Journalism at the University Paris Diderot, will be screened and discussed. The second part will
present the Oscar-winning science fiction film The Fantastic Voyage by Richard Fleischer, which follows a team
of miniaturised scientists in a human body.