Raphaël Bassan

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Born(1948-08-26) 26 August 1948 (age 69)
Burgas, Bulgaria
OccupationFilm critic, journalist, filmmaker


Raphaël Bassan (given birth to 1948) is a French film critic and journalist, that has specialized in experimental film and the annals of movie theater. He in addition has made three brief movies.

Bassan was created in Burgas, Bulgaria, of People from france nationality, in 1948. His family members relocated to Paris in 1949. He continues to be thinking about all types of movie theater from child years. He is a poet since 1964. He was among the founders with Hubert Haddad from the mag, Le Stage d'Être (which just published three problems). Sense that he was locked right into a post-surrealist type, he thought we would write within a "newer" style being a critic. After composing reviews in customized magazines, his initial "professional" work was for the mag Politique Hebdo when it had been founded in 1970. He co-founded the Collectif Jeune Cinéma (being a co-op) in 1971 and collaborated with a lot of magazines and different magazines, notably the movie theater journals: Téléciné (1972–1976), Écran (1976–1980), Cinéma diffélease (1976–1980), La Revue du cinéma (1980–1992), Le Mensuel du cinéma (1992–1994), as well as the great arts journals: Canal (1978–1988), L'Art vivant (second formulation: start of the 1980s), as well as the French nationwide daily paper, Libération (1985–1991) and Senses of Movie theater.

About Experimental films

As well simply because supporting movie theater d’auteurs (Jean-Luc Godard, Jacques Rivette, Jim Jarmusch, Manoel de Oliveira, Raoul Ruiz, Roman Polanski, or Andrei Tarkovsky) and authoring current productions, Bassan wrote approximately and encouraged experimental movie theater. He could follow the progression this movie theater genre even more attentively when it made a comeback by the end from the 1990s, and reveal its young performers. He has created in Bref, a mag dedicated to brief films where experimental movie theater occupies a significant component, from its initial publication in 1989, His content, Experimental or just filmmakers? An interview with Stéphane du Mesnildot, Johanna Vaude, David Matarasso and Othello Vilgard, inaugurated this series in Bref amount 47 (November–Dec 2000). He provides created the film column for European countries since 1984, for Bref, since its founding in 1989, for the Encyclopædia Universalis since 1995 as well as for Zeuxis since 2005.In 1980, he coordinated the numbers 10-11 from the magazine CinémAction with Man Hennebelle: Avant-garde cinema (experimental and militant). He provides participated in the Dictionnaire du cinéma (Larousse, 1986 coordinated by Jean-Loup Passek), in the Dictionnaire du cinéma mondial (released by Les Éditions du Rocher, 1994 and coordinated by Alain and Odette Virmaux), in L'Art du mouvement (Movie theater Assortment of the Country wide Museum of Contemporary Art, Center Georges Pompidou, 1996, coordinated by Jean-Michel Bouhours), in Jeune, dure et natural ! Une histoire du cinéma d'avant-garde et expérimental français (beneath the path of Nicole Brenez and Christian Lebrat, released by Cinémathematicsèque Française/Mazzotta, 2001) and in Une Encyclopéperish du courtroom métrage (coordinated by Jacky Evrard and Jacques Kermabon, Yellowish Now, Côté Courtroom, Pantin, 2004). Raphaël Bassan continues to be released in three Cahiers de Paris expérimental: amount 17, Norman McLaren: Le Silence de Prométhée; amount 20, Les 20 ans de Paris expérimental (in cooperation with Daphné Le Sergent and Marc Sautereau) and amount 25: Cinéma et abstraction: des croisements (2007). In 2014, he brought jointly a few of his content on avant-garde movies for a publication, "Cinéma experimental. Abécédaire put une contre-culture" (Released by Yellow Right now, Belgium). For the very first time in that sort of publication, the audience can find a lot of content articles about People from france Filmmakers - from your twenties for this - they're there with worldwide artists from the genre such as for example Hans Richter and Michael Snow.

Other activities

He coined, in 1989, the idea of movie theater du appearance, in a report about the movies of Jean-Jacques Beineix, Luc Besson and Leos Carax, published by La Revue du Cinéma. These directors had been said to favour style over product, spectacle over narrative; they blended high lifestyle and pop lifestyle.,He continues to be on numerous radio applications and held a little function in Le Prestige de la mort (2006) by Luc Moullet. A few of his poems had been republished in the quantity: Rites et rituels (European countries/Poésie 2001). He in addition has made three brief films.


Cinémas d'avant-garde (expérimental et militant), dir. Raphaël Bassan and Man Hennebelle, CinémAction n° 10-11, Spring-Summer, 1980 «Bokanowski/Kamler: Deux avant-gardes graphiques,» Canal, n° 49, juillet–septembre 1982. (in French) «L'Ange: El météore dans le ciel de l'animation,» La Revue du cinéma, n° 393, avril 1984. (in French) Rites et rituels, reserve of poetry (1966–1972), European countries/Poésie, 2001 Norman McLaren. Le Silence de Prométhée, Les Cahiers de Paris expérimental", n° 17, 2004 Cinéma et abstraction : des croisements, Les Cahiers de Paris expérimental, n° 25, 2007 Cinéma experimental. Abécédaire put une contre-culture (Yellow Today, Belgium, 2014), in French


1969 - Le Déportion d’Eurydice (16 mm, dark and white, audio, 11 moments), with Michèle Samama (Michele Well worth), Anton Perich. Deposit : Cinémathematicsèque Française. This film is one of the Musée Country wide d'Art Moderne (MNAM – Center Pompidou) Film's Selections. 1971 - Prétextes (16mm, dark and white, audio, 13 moments), with Michèle Samama (Michele Well worth), Michel Maingois. Deposit : Cinémathematicsèque Française. 2004 — Lucy en miroir (16 mm, color and dark and white colored, 45 mn), with Anne-Sophie Brabant and Élodie Imbeau. Written by Le Collectif Jeune Cinéma.


^ http://www.sensesofcinema.com/author/raphal-bassan/ ^ http://www.yellownow.be/livre_detail.php?ItemID=205 ^ http://www.scribd.com/doc/51383245/Movements-in-cinema ^ Translate in British : The France neo-baroques directors : Beineix, Besson, Carax from Diva to le Grand Bleu (pp. 11–23), in The Movies of Luc Besson: Get good at of Spectacle (Beneath the path of Susan Hayward and Phil Powrie) Manchester  : Manchester College or university Press, 2007. ISBN 0-7190-7028-7 ^ http://muse.jhu.edu/article/365356 Article on Luc Besson : Get good at of Spectacle (Review) ^ http://www.lelibraire.com/din/tit.php?Id=12913 In France ^ http://sensesofcinema.com/2015/feature-articles/raphael-bassan-interview/ Interview with Raphaël Bassan by Julia Gouin in Senses of Movie theater ^ http://critiquedart.revues.org/15529?lang=en Overview of the reserve by Eric Thouvenel for Critique d'art, text message on the web ^ http://www.centrepompidou.fr/cpv/ressource.action;jsessionid=D21D81D8B406F494E1768498E3C8EAB5?param.id=FR_R-d04ce9ec25f021fba0599f82a63db02f&param.idSource=FR_O-8bf71fa7a8da2b5f27cf9433be1403b ^ http://www.24-25.fr/work.php?work-id=gama:collectif-jeune:main:Work:51