Jean Epstein, Young Oceans of Cinema

a film by James Schneider


coprod. Cinémathèque Française
Documentary / 68’ / 2011

James Schneider comes back to the Bretagne region on the sites where Jean Epstien shot his films, to offer a poetic meditation on places and time: at the peak of his art in the 1920’s, Jean Epstein, chose to leave the film industry, isolate himself and go back to the core of cinema.

PARTNERS: CNC (contribution financière), Bretagne, CNAP, Procirep&Angoa
TV: CinéCinema, Tébéo
VIDEO: Potemkine
VOD : Mubi, La Cinetek, IFFR Unleashed B.V.
NON-COMMERCIAL DIFFUSION: Catalogues ADAV, COLACO, CVS, Images de la Culture // Anthology Film Archives (New York), National Gallery of Art (Washington), Walker Art Center (Minneapolis), Cinémathèque Française, Bretagne, Montreal, Barcelona
FESTIVALS: Rotterdam, DocLisboa, Melbourne, Ebensee, Douarnenez, Groix, Travelling Rennes.