L'Étrange Festival - XXIInd edition - September 7 - 18 2016
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Horse being

Horse being - 2015 - Color - 63 mn - Original version with French subtitles - France - Documentary
Direction : Jérôme Clément-Wilz. Production : François-Pierre Clavel. Screenplay : Jérôme Clément-Wilz. Editing : Ael Dallier-Vega. Photography : Jérôme Clément-Wilz. Music by : Benjamin Morando
Presentation reserved to audience above 16.

Pony-play is a domination game between a trainer and a trainee, harnessed, transformed who has to act like a horse. The game is said to have several dozen thousands players throughout the world. Jérôme Clément-Wilz directed a documentary on war photography (Un baptême de feu). For this new film, he followed one of the gamers: Karen, a 50 year old transgender retired teacher, in their initiatory quest to satisfy their fantasy.

Unsettling and almost mystical, the film questions our own look on the other. According to the director, « all human pratice comes from a search for recognition, and this mutual abandon in pony-play satisfies this quest ».

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Thursday 8 September 2016 - 21:30 - Showroom 300 - In the presence of the team - Q&A after the screening
Thursday 15 September 2016 - 15:45 - Showroom 100