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Bellevue – Rhune 1

Wednesday 24 January : 14.00 > 18.00

Jeudi 25 January : 10.00 > 12.00 – 14.00 > 18.00

Vendredi 26 January : 10.00 > 12.00 – 14.00 > 18.00


Discover the works reinventing audiovisual narrative codes.

Comfortably seated in swivel seats, wearing a virtual reality headset, you will be at the core of a cyber attack,
living a day in the shoes of a robot, cruising in a virtual world made of words and stories, discover narration through thermal stimulation.

Many documentary and drama narrative experiences to explore, experiment and live.




Installation :

Cosmic Sleep, Concept : Frederik Duerinck / Holland, 2017 / 4 min

 VR Garden – Phi Centre




Dedicated to art in all its forms, Phi is a multidisciplinary art and culture organization that cultivates all aspects of creation,
development, production, and distribution.

Phi is at the intersection of art, film, music, design, and technology.
Through eclectic programming and a strong emphasis on content creation, Phi fosters unexpected encounters between
artists and audiences.

Headquartered at the Phi Center in Montreal Canada, Phi was created by Director and Founder Phoebe Greenberg.


Nomads: Sea Gypsies, by Felix & Paul Studios / Canada, 2016 / 9 min

An encounter with the Sama-Bajau people who have lived on the sea along the coasts of Borneo for centuries.


Arctic 360, production The Guardian / United Kingdom, 2017 / 2 min 34

After years of record temperatures, the Arctic is melting. The Northwest passage had an ice-free summer in 2016,
allowing cruise ships into one of the world’s most remote places.
Join The Guardian environmentally friendly Arctic tour, and witness the consequences of human behaviour.


Vaysha l’aveugle, by Theodore Ushev / Produced by the ONF / Canada, 2017 / 8 min 13

Vaysha is not like other little girls. Her left eye sees only the past.
Her right, only the future.
Blind Vaysha, they called her.


Proxima, by Mathieu Pradat / France, 2017 / 9 min

A tenuous light vibrates like a star in the darkness. It comes to meet a man and leaves.
He follows it. Whenever he is about to reach the light, it moves away.
Will he be reaching infinity if he grabs it?

In competition


Altération, by Jérôme Blanquet / France, 2017 / 17 min

Alexandro volunteers for an experiment to study dreams but an Artificial Intelligence is going to digitize and dematerialize his subconscious.


La Camera Insabbiata, by Laurie Anderson & Hsin-Chien Huang / United States, Taïwan, 2017 / 20 min

A virtual reality journey which gives you the freedom to roam and fly through a huge structure made of words, drawings, and stories.


Miyubi, by Félix Lajeunesse & Paul Raphaël / Canada, 2017 / 40 min

A VR comedy about a Japanese toy robot given as a gift to a young American boy in 1982. An experience of love, but also of obsolescence.


White Pig (Harcelée), by Alex Lorette / Belgium, 2017 / 4x 24 min

Is Camille a slightly strange, withdrawn young girl? Or is she the victim of a cruel cyber game, with fatal consequences?


The Enemy, by Karim Ben Khelifa / France, Canada, 2017 / 60 min

An app brings you face-to-face with combatants from three conflict zones giving insight into their motivations… and their humanity.


Les Noces de Cana, by Joséphine Derobe & Carlos Franklin/ France, 2017 / 8 min

Paul Veronese takes us to a wild Venetian party to relate the story of the first miracle of Christ.


Sea is my Country, by Marc Picavez / France, 2017 / 80 min

Dare you come aboard this web documentary, embarking with the merchant marine? Venture to surprising ports of call on a voyage reaching two continents.


Im märkischen Sand – Nella sabbia del Brandeburgo by Nina Mair, Katalin Ambrus & Matthias Neumann / Germany, 2017 / 120 min

A cinematic excavation, exposed through a webdocumentary, in Treuenbrietzen, Germany, to bring back the memory of the 127 Italians massacred in April 1945.


Limbo, by Francesca Panetta & Nicole Jackson/ United Kingdom, 2017 / 9 min

Feel the uncertainty of life as an asylum seeker waiting for a decision in the UK through virtual reality.


Zero Days VR, by Yasmin Elayat / United States, 2017 / 21 min

With *Zero Days VR* you are at the heart of Stuxnet a cybernetic weapon created by the United States and Israel to sabotage an Iranian nuclear installation.