Experimentation. Transcendence. Rapture.
| 73 minutes | 2017
Shady characters wander around a hotel straight out of a soap opera while tumultuous clashes ring out from the street. Guests pass through a eabag hotel in this debut feature selected for this year’s Berlin Festival. The lm stands out for its retro-looking sets built in an artist’s loft and the creeping sense of weirdness that permeates the whole thing. And never mind the noisy demonstrations taking place outside. Disconcerting, to say the least.IN COMPETITION
Born in Paris in 1985. He studied at the École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts and the École Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs, both in Paris; at California Institute of the Arts in Valencia; Cooper Union in New York; and at Fresnoy – Studio National des Arts Contemporains in Tourcoing, France. Neïl Beloufa lives in Paris and New York, where he works as an artist and director. His works have been displayed in museums, galleries, and art exhibitions around the world.
2007 Kempinski; 14 min. 2010 Brune Renault; 18 min. · Sans titre; 15 min. 2012 World Domination; 28 min. · Real Estate; 11 min. · Party Island; 8 min. 2013 Tonight and the People; 80 min. 2014 Desire for Data; 48 min. 2017 Occidental
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