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Une quête

Filmmaker : Benoit Bories Belgium, France, 2017 PRODUCTION : Faïdos Sonore, RTBF - Radio Télévision Belge Francophone

About this film


This documentary is the result of a two-year encounter with the Dominicans Brothers of Toulouse. To begin with, I had to create a way to visit their historical Jacobin Convent via sound alone, since they had lost access to it. I then discovered their research with Marcel Péres, musicologist and composer, through which they reappropriated ancient techniques of liturgical chant, forgotten with their departure from the Jacobins Convent. I then thought of a form of writing between documentary and sound creation telling the quest of these Dominican friars to find the sonic use of a place that had been emptied.

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Benoit Bories

Benoit Bories is a sound creator. He has produced documentaries and sound creations for France Culture, Arte radio, RTBF, RTS, Deutschland Radio Kultur, and ABC. His sound creation work originated from the sound documentary and has gradually transformed over time towards more hybrid productions combining forms borrowing from sound art, acousmatic composition, and field recording while retaining a desire to document societal issues. Over the past five years, he has also been developing sound creations for the performing arts, installations, and hybrid live performances. He has won several international awards and mentions for his sound work including, Prix Europa, Prix Ondas, Prix Bohemia, Phonurgia Nova Awards, New-York Radio Award, Grand Prix Nova Romania.