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Angela Schanelec's Marseilles Diary

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This is the diary Angela Schanelec wrote when she visited Marseilles in March 2002 in preparation to making her film Marseille, released in 2004. Originally translated and published as a complement to the fifth issue of Fireflies, which celebrates the cinema of Angela Schanelec and Agnès Varda. Angela Schanelec's Marseilles. Courtesy of Schramm Film.Marseilles, 1-10 March 2002 My mood was free of all desire.—Walter Benjamin, Hashish in MarseillesFriday. Marseilles, Provence. At the airport you can choose your destination: Aix, Marseilles, the sea or the mountains. You can see the mountains, light and craggy, beyond the airfield. The highway passes through urban canyons in the middle of the city. The houses are the same colour as the mountains. Le Corbusier’s Cité radieuse. In Marseilles there are innumerable buildings like this one, unit agglomerations designed with varying degrees of passion, each unit a cell housing life. The hotel is on the third floor,
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Notebook's 8th Writers Poll: Fantasy Double Features of 2015

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How would you program this year's newest, most interesting films into double features with movies of the past you saw in 2015?Looking back over the year at what films moved and impressed us, it is clear that watching old films is a crucial part of making new films meaningful. Thus, the annual tradition of our end of year poll, which calls upon our writers to pick both a new and an old film: they were challenged to choose a new film they saw in 2015—in theatres or at a festival—and creatively pair it with an old film they also saw in 2015 to create a unique double feature.All the contributors were given the option to write some text explaining their 2015 fantasy double feature. What's more, each writer was given the option to list more pairings, with or without explanation, as further imaginative film programming we'd be lucky to catch
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Cannes 2010: Mathieu Amalric’s Tournée

Finally some comedy at Cannes! Check out an upcoming french film titled Tournée directed by Mathieu Amalric.

If this is not enough for start, let’s already describe this as a road movie which takes place “in the world of striptease”. Interested anyone?

Hope you are, so get ready for this one, scheduled to compete for the Palme d’Or at Cannes Film Festival 2010.

Tournée is a story about American burlesque girls on tour in France, with an ex-show producer trying to make a comeback with a troupe of “new burlesque” dancers style.

Produced by Les Films du Poisson, the feature actually traces several days in the life of a show producer, who has left his homeland to live in the Us. He returns to France with a troupe of New Burlesque performers and tours the port cities before staging a final show in Paris.

Filming started in April 2009 and The Neo-Burlesque cabaret troupe,
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