Zabt Studio ۱۶ اردیبهشت ۱۴۰۲ Exprimental Film

Darkness, Darkness, burning bright

Directed by gaelle rouard

Handmade and unique personal 16mm film in two parts., explore a rural landscape with mythical connotations and are projected on 16mm. A DCP version is also available if I can’t be present by myself to screen the original 16mm.
The film is. a diptych
First part-prelude 40min
Second part -Oraison-30min

second part-oraison
Darkness, darkness, burning bright
In the forests of the night
And the mad impulse of this distraught soul,
And that had, the forehead circled in copper, under the moon


Director Biography – gaelle rouard


Gaëlle ROUARD (1971, France) is a filmmaker, alchemist and performance artist. Since the early 1990s, Rouard has been making handmade films, specialising in film processing. She is a longtime member of Le 102, rue d’Alembert, a venue dedicated to diffusion and creation of experimental music and film. Rouard also facilitates workshops in different contexts, from art schools to individual teaching. She develops and explores various methods of chemical processing of film. With performances around the world, she experiments with the possibilities of live multi-projection, both in collaboration with various people and in solo acts. Rouard led the do-it-yourself film lab Atelier MTK in Grenoble for 12 years, until 2006
Her work as been shown in various screen all over the world, such as Centre Pompidou Paris, International film festival Rotterdam, SIFF film Festival Syros, Institut of Modern Art Brisbane, and many others…