A Cat on the Shoulder

Thursday, July 24th, 7:30pm

A Cat on the Shoulder

Julie Conte, 2013, 52 min

For forty years, Jean-Pierre Beauviala has been inventing cameras that made the emergence of a “light-weight, in-the-field cinema” possible. Filmmakers remember…Today, the camera market is saturated with new tools. Everyone experiments new ways of film-making. In cinema, celluloid and artisanship are gradually becoming a thing of the past. And yet, Beauviala keeps on inventing. What Utopia does he still pursue?


Q&A with director Julie Conte and filmmaker and Maysles Documentary Center founder Albert Maysles.