Director of some 40 films including two feature films (The Human Plant, 1996, Bazin's film, 2017), Pierre Hébert worked at the NFB from 1965 to 1999. He has since been a multidisciplinary artist independent (cinema, performance, installation and drawing). Since 2010, he continues his project Places and Monuments, intermingling animation and documentary.An intimate conversation between Pierre Hébert and filmmaker Karl Lemieux will take place in order to deepen the reflection on the creative process of the Places and Monuments project. This discussion between master, student and audience will focus on the beginnings of the project, the notion of place in its approach and its style of “invisible” animation.3 films | 70 min
A square near the Perrache train station in Lyon. The travelers and the strollers are coming and going like bleak phantoms. Between the roundabout that is making turns and the immemorial monument «to the glory of the republic» that noboby sees anymore, a spark sets the place on fire.
| 7 minutes | 2011
On 19 May 2017, the statue of the Confederate general Robert E. Lee is removed by the City Hall of New Orleans;11 and 12 August, demonstration by White Supremacists in Charlottesville to protest the removal of the statue of Robert E. Lee. There are violent clashes and a counter manifestor, Heather Heyer, is killed by a car plowing in the crowd, fifteen other people are wounded;16 August, following those events, four Confederate Statues are removed by the City Hall of...
| 26 minutes | 2018
The Berlin – The Passage of Time video installation is shown on four HD flat screens positioned horizontally one beside the other. Four video clips of different lengths (between seven and twelve minutes) are looped on those screens. Since the loops are of different lengths, they are constantly lagging one in relation to the others so that the viewer is facing ever changing combinations of the different segments of images and sounds.Each of the segments is based on shooting done in...
| 37 minutes | 2011
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